NEWS/EVENTS

October 10
Tech Run


October 21
Evening conferences
5-8 p.m.


October 23
Evening conferences
5-8 p.m.


October 24
Afternoon conferences
12:30 - 3 p.m.


June 10
Grade 4 Celebration Ceremony
5:30 p.m.


Elementary School Online Resources




Biography in Context

Biography in Context

A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than one million people throughout history, from around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.


Compass Learning

Compass Learning Odyssey

This internet-based computer program allows students to work at their own pace and to reinforce the classroom curriculum. It was developed in alignment with the grade level standards set by the State of Michigan.


CultureGrams

CultureGrams

Provides a profile of the cultures of 182 countries around the world, with in-depth information on 25 categories. Also includes StateGrams for all the fifty state, and a Kids' Edition providing a kids'-eye view of 66 countries featuring cultural and geographical information, history, flags, maps and colorful images.


Grolier Online

Grolier Online

The main menu at Grolier.com offers direct access to six important online encyclopedic resources.

  • America the Beautiful
  • Grolier Encyclopedia Americana
  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
  • Lands & Peoples
  • New Book of Knowledge
  • New Book of Popular Science

Kids Infobits

Kids Infobits

This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.


Merriam-Webster Online

Merriam-Webster OnLine

Includes the main A-Z listing of the Collegiate Dictionary, as well as the Abbreviations, Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names sections of that book. Also includes 1,000 illustrations and 25 tables.


NoodleTools

NoodleTools

At NoodleTools, we create innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers and librarians throughout the entire research process. Search intelligently. Assess the quality of results. Record, organize and synthesize information using online notecards. Format your bibliography in MLA or APA style.


NoveList

NoveList

NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. For school media specialists and teachers there are Picture Book Extenders and articles on Teaching with Fiction.


PebbleGo

PebbleGo

PebbleGo is an award-winning pre-K to grade 3 resource for reading and research. PebbleGo includes built-in reading and research tools for emerging readers. Leveled text, educational games, and multimedia help teach concepts to your youngest researchers. The PebbleGo collections make learning and improving reading and research skills fun, building on children's interest. PebbleGo offers three separate databases: PebbleGo Animals, PebbleGo Earth & Space and PebbleGo Biographies. All are simple to navigate and offer key reading supports of read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting.


TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks

An online collection of animated, talking children's picture books as well as puzzles and other fun and educational activities.


Type to Learn

Type to Learn

Type to Learn: Agents of Information will improve your student's typing speed and their accuracy by teaching them how to type more efficiently. This link takes users to the software download page. To use the program while in school, students will access Type to Learn from the computer’s “Start” menu.(Start > Programs > Type to Learn). Teachers will provide log in and password information.


WorldBook Kids

WorldBook Kids

WorldBook Kids


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Additional Online Resources

Libraries

Kid Friendly Search Engines

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