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.


    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.


    Mango Languages

    Mango Languages is an ELL resource

    Mango English courses are in 17 different native languages so students and their families can start speaking sooner. Mango courses focus on the four key components of language learning: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture.


    MeL Kids

    MeL Kids

    Michigan Electronic Library for Kids

    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.


    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.


    SuccessMaker

    SuccessMaker

    SuccessMaker provides digital practice and instruction for students. Curriculum covered includes Reading and Math. The digital implementation may involve system and content services either on a local or district network, or by a cloud based service.


    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. Teachers will provide log in and password information.


    WorldBook Kids

    WorldBook Kids

    WorldBook Kids


    Additional Online Resources

    Libraries

    Kid Friendly Search Engines


    PAWS in Jobland


    Other Helpful Links

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