DOGO Media is a next-generation online network empowering kids to engage with digital media in a fun, safe and social environment. The leading source for current events, news and non-fictional articles for kids and teachers. Featuring award-winning content written for children, DOGOnews is rapidly becoming the de-facto favorite for language arts, science and social studies lesson plans in the classroom and current events homework help at home.
TIME For Kids is a weekly classroom news magazine that motivates kids to read! Issues cover a wide range of real-world topics kids love to learn about - and it's the best nonfiction text you'll find! Top stories can be read for free.
Founded in 1999, BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. It was the mind child of Avraham Kadar, M.D., an immunologist and pediatrician, as a creative way to explain difficult concepts to his young patients. The school has a license for the video end of this website, ask your teacher about it.
Designed specifically for schools, EBSCO is one of the largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full-text databases in the world. It offers full articles from nearly 4,650 publications. A great place to do some research! (Note: Students will need a password in order to access this site at home. Please see your homeroom teacher.)
Learn360 is an Online Video Library that has more than 9,000 educational videos ranging from Grade P-12 in a variety of subject areas, that can viewed online. It is an excellent research tool that encourages students to view educational videos as a source of information when researching for projects or school assignments. Students can access Learn360 from home using the schools username and password. (Note: Please see your homeroom teacher for the school username and password.) Learn more about the Learn 360 site by clicking HERE.
Crittercams are worn by wild animals as a research tool. It combines video and audio recording with collection of environmental data such as depth, temperature, and acceleration. The WildCam program uses the Internet to connect people to Earth's last remaining wild places. Using streaming video technology, WildCam Africa brings viewers from all over the world to the remote Pete's Pond in Botswana where animals go about their daily lives. And because it's live, you never know what may happen next!
No branch in your area? No problem! The Eastern County Regional Library will send books by mail, InterLibrary loans and even has a visiting library service. Search the catalogue online! Recently a special section for Teens and Younger Children has been added!