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Online Resources for Students and Teachers

Databases:

Britannica School

Britannica School Tutorial  Watch the video and learn how to use Britannica School

 

Ebooks and Audio Books:

12 Story Library  12-Story Library has opened up access to its full library of ebooks, each of which is paired with a unique resource web page with content updates, live news feeds, videos, image galleries, and lesson plans.

Audible.com  Lots of books to listen to

AudioBookCloud This site is an audio book database for kids to adults, however the direct this link provides direct access to the children's section

Crabtree Publishing ebooks  Username: read  Password: free  Crabtree is offering FREE access to its complete eLibrary of 2000+ PreK-9+ nonfiction and fiction books

Epic  Teachers need to sign up for an account and follow the directions given for remote access

Junior Library Guild:  This is being offered indefinitely while schools are closed.  The content will change periodically

Junior Library Guild (Elementary School)

Junior Library Guild (Middle School)

Lerner Digital Interactive Books   Mostly non-fiction.  Students can listen to books (at different speeds) or read on their own.  Includes quizzes and fun activities.

Teaching Books  Teachers can set up an account and send students links to books.  In many cases they can listen to the stories read by the author.  There are author interviews, Lessons, activities for students to do.

Unite for Literacy Read and listen to early elementary readers

 

Storytime Online:

Storyline Online   Picture books read by famous people; includes activities. 

Storytime From Space   Picture books read by astronauts from the international space station.

 

Discover and Activities:

Starfall Reading  A free public service to teach children to read. It includes language arts and mathematics for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade. Starfall emphasizes phonemic awareness, systematic sequential phonics, and common sight words in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity.

Room Recess Educational games for kids and elementary students. It includes games that apply skills for reading and math.

TumbleMath  TumbleMath's read-along math story books will engage, entertain, and educate students by teaching math concepts in an accessible way.  TumbleMath also features HUNDREDS of math quizzes and lesson plans.   Username: tumble2020  Password: A3b5c6

Scholastic Story Starters  This site will inspire students to write by serving up hundreds of writing prompts in creative combinations.

Kid Scoop News  Stories, activities, puzzles and so much more!

Into the Book  Go “into the book” to play games that practice reading strategies

Smithsonian Science Education Game Center Free Smithsonian STEM games and simulations to play online or for download!

Ranger Rick  Digital editions of our magazine free for the next few months. Read articles, play games, watch videos and more!

National Geographic Kids  Learn all about geography and fascinating animals!

NASA Kids' Club Play games and learn about NASA

NASA Stem Engagement  Screens Off! Hands-on Activities

Monterey Bay Aquarium Online courses and family-friendly science activities encourage a sense of wonder and connection to the natural world while teaching important science concepts

PBS Kids Games Reading, math, science and music games