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Student Resources K-8

Student Resources – Elementary & Middle School         Junior High & Up has a separate listing.             


CultureGrams Kids  
Primary source material cultural & statistical country reports, covering the world, states & Canadian provinces and includes unique information in Native recipes, interviews, photos and videos

Early World of Learning (World Book)   An online resource for preschoolers & children in the early elementary grades that includes three interactive learning environments 
        1.Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.
        2.Welcome to Reading provides leveled readers to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. The Lexile Framework® for Reading ensures that early readers use text at their level.
        3.A collection of 25 classics and an additional 25 proprietary World Book non-fiction titles.  Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout for offline.  Simultaneous checkout makes eBooks available for an unlimited number of users Know It offers a richly visual first encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them  

eBooks (World Book)  Titles
A collection of 25 classics and an additional 25 proprietary World Book non-fiction titles.  Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout for offline.  Simultaneous checkout makes eBooks available for an unlimited number of users

eLibrary Curriculum Edition
General reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as two distinct subject-based collections: ProQuest® Learning: Literature and History Study Center™. Subjects covered include business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos 
World Book's content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish for young learners.

LearningExpress  
One resource to access materials to help with basic skills, computer applications, test preparation and more in Adult Learning Center; Career Center; College Preparation Center; College Center; Computer Skills Center; High School Equivalency Center; Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center); School Center (gr. 4 & up) 
                                                 Notes: For best results, access through Chrome or Firefox.
                                    This is an interactive platform; each person will create their own log-in.

Pronunciator    (Lessons for Early Learners - 3 to 6 years old and Young Learners 7 to 12 years old)
Pronunciator provides both guided and self‐directed instructions for 80 foreign languages, and ESL for 50 non‐English languages, along with a Course Designer which allows for the creation and deployment of custom courses by educators.
                                NOTE: This is an interactive platform; each person will create their own

SIRS Issues Researcher
Background and analysis on 350+ leading issues, providing pros and cons on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issue

Research Companion 
Developed to help students do more effective research and assist educators in teaching the basics for information literacy core principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

World Book Complete  A single link that goes to all 9 Traveler World Book database for selection.

World Book Kids    A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.

World Book Discover 
Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

World Book Student  A research tool  tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 + biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.

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