LOTE4Kids is an online database of digital books in World Languages, that allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each book also comes with English translations to help kids learn languages.
How LOTE4Kids can help you:
1. Grow and diversify your children’s LOTE and digital book collections
2. Engage culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) families in your communities
3. Help ESL kids to learn English while holding onto mother tongue
4. Provide an additional resource kids learning languages at school.
Coding is the new literacy. Yet many kids have limited access to computer programming education. That’s where libraries come into the equation. Through the Fiero platform, we provide kids age 8 to 18 with an engaging experience as they learn to code.
Scholastic Teachables is an online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable educational materials. Created by teachers and precisely leveled, these high-quality, ready-to-use resources support parents preparing kids for kindergarten readiness, homeschool teachers and learners from Pre-K to grade 6 who need extra skills practice.
Try ReadyRosie a video learning experience for families. ReadyRosie is an early education tool that helps families, schools, and communities across the nation deepen and scale their family engagement efforts. These tools leverage the power of video modeling, family workshops, professional development opportunities, and mobile technology to build powerful partnerships between families and educators, resulting in Ready Families, Ready Educators, Ready Children. Use our invitation code: ncpl to register for ReadyRosie.
Take advantage of these fantastic (free) online databases that help with reading, comprehension and school reports. All you need is a library card and PIN to access these anywhere, including home or the classroom!
PebbleGo is an innovative K-3 database from Capstone Press that takes multimodal learning to the next step by making research and literacy accessible for the youngest students.
This online resource engages upper elementary students (grades 3-5) with subject matter created for, and correlated to, state and national curriculum standards.
Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration
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Offering dozens of units to supplement social studies and science core curricula learning. TrueFlix is a highly-engaging multimedia resource that can be used in the library, the classroom, on mobile devices, or at home.
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Brought to you by Scholastic, FreedomFlix is an exciting digital resource that will engage even the most reluctant readers! With nearly 70 social studies units spanning ten core curricula areas, FreedomFlix provides a wealth of learning opportunities. Each unit includes an introductory video, a dynamic ebook, related articles, primary sources, and vetted weblinks that expose students to a range of text types and media on the same subjects. Project ideas and games offer more opportunities to learn and engage in class-wide discussions and activities. Watch, read, explore!
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Curriculum-driven leveled content is integrated with interactive features and intuitive navigation in this highly engaging mobile-ready science resource. With its emphasis on the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, and so much more.
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All Flix Programs
• Include timely and engaging content that is accessible for all patrons
• Provide digital tools for homework help and research
• Support the Common Core Standards and the school and homeschool curriculum
ABCmouse.com: With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award- winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Free for use in our library.
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