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Educational Sites:

    • ABC Mouse: An Educational Website for young children that provides online learning activities for 2 – 6 year olds at preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten levels.  Access the ABC Mouse from the Library for free.
    • Academic Search Premier  Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. This is a good resource to use if you need articles from scholarly journals.
    • Award Winning Books for Children and Teens
    • A to Z Animals
    • Ben’s Guide to Government: Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government is a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPA) which is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government which issues the publications and information products disseminated by the GPO’s Federal Depository Program. 
    • CIA: The World Fact Book
    • Explora Educator’s Edition designed for students and teachers, Explora helps students with classroom and research assignment. For teachers, it offers primary source documents, informational texts, and curriculum support materials
    • Explora Primary Schools:  designed for students and teachers, Explora helps students with classroom and research assignment. For teachers, it offers primary source documents, informational texts, and curriculum support materials
    • Explora Secondary Schools:  designed for students and teachers, Explora helps students with classroom and research assignment. For teachers, it offers primary source documents, informational texts, and curriculum support materials
    • Exploring Ocean Frontiers: Free Ocean Educator Resources with film clips, real-life data and engaging activities.
    • Fact Monster  A free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects.
    • Funbrain.com   Created for kids in grades Pre-K through grade 8. Offers hundreds of free interactive games, books, videos, and printables that help kids develop skills in math, reading, problem solving, and literacy.
    • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
    • Kids Click:  KidsClick has been retired. You may wish to visit the International Children’s Digital Library, which is run by the University of Maryland, and is an established, ongoing, and award winning digital library for children.
    • Learning Express     Click here for more information.
    • MasterFileEliteDesigned specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,050 general reference publications with coverage dating as far back as 1984. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Elite also includes 52 full text reference books and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags.
    • Math Chase
    • MiddleSearch Plus  Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines.
    • Starfall  offers activities for kids in preschool through second grade and kids focusing on English language development, special education instruction, and homeschooling.  
    • Storyline Online  Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading. Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, caregivers and educators worldwide. Each book includes supplemental curriculum developed by a credentialed elementary educator, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.
  • ERIC:   The Educational Resource Information Center is a national information system supported by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Library of Education, and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. It provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
  • ESL: Free Classes at Local Libraries