RECOMMENDED DATABASES FOR STUDENT RESEARCH
The community has access to a number of databases for research. You will need to contact the Librarian at 849-3281 or 849-3251 for user names and passwords.
Britannica Online School Edition - The go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.
GALE - Provides libraries with original and curated content, as well as the modern research tools that are crucial in connecting libraries to learning, and learners to libraries.
LaunchPacks Science & LaunchPacks Social Studies - Combines up-to-date, curriculum-aligned content sets with tools that make it easier for teachers to differentiate instruction and for students to understand core K-12 Science & Social Studies topics.
NewsBank - Aligned with state standards and targeting all subject areas, NewsBank’s school-focused solutions include primary sources and inquiry-based projects that support learning, enhance research and help develop critical thinking skills.
NoodleTools - Students stay organized as they evaluate information, build accurate citations, archive source material, take notes, outline topics, and prepare to write. Three differentiated levels support individual students across grades and abilities.
ProQuestK-12 - Education solutions that offer elementary, middle, and high schools content that is reading level-linked (lexiled), supports 21st-century information literacy, and helps differentiate instruction across all K-12 curriculum areas.
Teen Health & Wellness - Provides middle school and high school students with Nonjudgmental, straightforward, standards-aligned, curricular and self-help support.
Teaching Books - Database of instructional materials will enliven your K–12 reading and library activities.
World Book eBooks - Publications which help to build fluency and increase comprehension. Illustrated with attention-grabbing photos, useful diagrams and maps, the books are designed to engage even the most reluctant reader.
MRS. MCDOUGAL'S WIKI
For a more comprehensive list of online databases, book lists, and other resources please check out my wiki.
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