Research Tools

*For username and password information, please contact Your librarian, Ms. Yanek or Ms. Zhang

 

BrainPOPVideos, quizzes, games related to multiple subjects across the grade levels. BrainPOP is for grades 4 and up, BrainPOP Jr. is for grades K to 3, and BrainPOP en Espanol is BrainPOP in Spanish.

Culture GramsGeography and culture database searchable by continent, country, state, province. Available in World, Kids, States, and Provinces editions.

EBSCOPowered by EBSCO host, Searchasaurus is a digital database that provides access to a dictionary, encyclopedia resources and media content.

ELibrary ElementaryProQuest’s beginning research database featuring newspaper and magazine articles, maps, and images.

PebbleGoAn award-winning PreK-3 database for reading and research that offers read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting. We currently subscribe to four databases: Animals, Science, Biographies and Social Studies.

Kids InfoBitsGale’s kid-friendly visual research database, searchable by category, and divided into reference, pictures, magazines, and news.

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Encyclopedia BritannicaA digital encyclopedia geared specifically towards elementary students and accessible via desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

World Book EncyclopediaA digital encyclopedia that covers a wide variety of topics including inventions, early peoples and more. (Hint: Make sure to check out to their Kids, Students and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos products).

VIDEOS

Discovery EducationA collection of digital media content that supports classroom instruction and brings the world into the classroom through educational and multicultural videos.

Safari MontageA digital learning platform that includes a video streaming library and live media streaming within the classroom.