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supplementary materials for elementary curricula
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.
Explora for Educators is a teacher’s companion to the various Explora databases, searching across content such as ERIC and Academic Search Premier. It highlights lessons plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.
Explora for Middle Schools provides hundreds of magazines and reference books for middle school students. This resource includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Subjects include history, current events, science, sports, and biographies, as well as photos, maps, and flags.
Explora for Primary Schools provides children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries, and images for elementary students. Children can learn about animals, musicians, fitness, space exploration, and much more.
A month-by-month guide to school readiness, including skills development, getting ready to read and health & wellness.
Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14.
LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more. To access LearningExpress Library, you will be asked to create an account.
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Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.
Create free educational worksheets such as flashcards, game boards, and quizzes to print directly from your browser.
Hundreds of educational games, quizzes, articles and more for kids and everyone to use online.