• The links in this area will let you leave the School District website. The linked sites are not under the control of the School District, and the School District is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The School District is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the School District.
     
     
     
     RECOMMENDED RESEARCH/REFERENCE TOOLS FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS:
     
     
    AskHere PA:   www.askherepa.org
     
    Atlapedia (atlases):  www.atlapedia.com
     
    Easybib citation maker:  www.easybib.com
     
    Grolier's online encyclopedia: www.go.grolier.com
     
    Internet Public Library:  www.ipl.org/div/kidspace
     
    Kids' Almanac (Fact Monster): www.factmonster.com/almanacs.html
     
    Merriam-Webster's Dictionary:  www.wordcentral.com/home.html
     
    Thesaurus (synonyms): www.thesaurus.com
     
    Kidtopia (kid-friendly search engine): www.kidtopia.info
     
     

    Power Library:

    Please click the link for your school:

    DVHS

    DVMS
    DVES
    DDMS
    DDES
    DDPS
    SES

    Online Resource Subscriptions:

    Grolier’s OnLine
    http://go.grolier.com 
    Grolier’s Online includes: Encyclopedia Americana a comprehensive coverage for in-depth research, Grolier Multimedia a quick reference with rich multimedia and background on the news and the New Book of Knowledge a reference and current events for grades 3 and up.

    Grolier’s OnLine Remote Access Enrollment (For home use only)
    http://auth.grolier.com/login/login-bin/send_signup_form
    Remote patron enrollment: Remote patron enrollment is a method of access where students or library patrons get their own, one-time username and password for remote access from home. The username and password are delivered to your e-mail in-box after you enroll at a Grolier Online sign up page. After your first login, remote users will have direct access to the subscription.

    United Streaming
    http://www.unitedstreaming.com
    United Stream contains over 22,000 digital video content clips and 2,200 full digital video titles from United Streaming. All the video content is correlated to state standards, and an average of 300-400 new video titles are added annually.
    ID and password required on and off campus.

    The Power Library
    http://www.powerlibrary.org/interface/power.asp
    The Power Library is offered as a service of Pennsylvania's public libraries, school libraries and the State Library. It allows you to access thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more.
    ID and password required off campus.


     


       
    Online Resources:

    The Pennsylvania Departrment of Education
    http://www.pde.state.pa.us/pde_internet/site/default.asp

    The Library of Congress
    http://www.loc.gov
    Over 10 million digitized primary sources, including documents, images, motion pictures, sound recordings and maps.  Experience these resources, along with related lesson plans, features and activities that will help enhance teaching and learning in your classroom.

    American Library Association - KCTools 
    http://www.ala.org/aaslTemplate.cfm?Section=k12students&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=21725
    This research toolbox for students will help you become more comfortable with the research process. In KCTools you'll find help with four basic phases of the research process.

    The Educator's Reference Desk
    http://www.eduref.org

    Resource Collection - Links to over 3000 resources on a variety of educational issues.

    Lesson Plans - The collection contains more than 2000 unique lesson plans which were written and submitted by teachers from all over the United States

    Question Archive - A collection of over 200 responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education.

    ERIC Database - The world's largest source of education information contains more than one million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.
     

    Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators
    http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide
    A categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.
     

    Videoconferencing for Learning
    http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/vidconf/vidconf.html
    This website supports effective and educational uses of videoconferencing by providing basic information about the technology and instructional applications as well as resources to help you find and collaborate with other videoconferencing.

    Thinkfinity
    http://www.marcopolo-education.org
    Internet Content for the Classroom - Marco Polo provides the highest quality Internet content and professional development to K-12 teachers and students throughout the
    United States. First launched in 1997 as a collection of standards-based, discipline-specific educational web sites for K-12 teachers.

    Blue Web’n
    http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/index.cfm
    An online library of 1800 + outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format including  tools, references, lessons, hotlists, resources, tutorials, activities, and projects.

    Skill Builders K-8 Interactive Sites
    Math, Reading and Language Arts interactive activities

    Links for K-12 Teachers
    http://www.internet4classrooms.com/k12links.htm
    Several large collections of subject area and resource links for K-12 teachers.

    Harcourt the Learning Site (K-8)
    http://www.harcourtschool.com/index.html
    Online activities and resources for teachers and students. 

    CyberBee  (PreK-5)
    http://www.cyberbee.com/index.html
    Learn practical ways to use Internet resources in the library, classroom, or at home through these electronic excursions. You will visit several destinations that will include travel tips, curriculum ideas, cool sites, and cutting-edge technology.

    Microsoft in Education
    http://www.microsoft.com/Education/Schools.aspx
    Learn how to use and integrate Microsoft software in the classroom with in-depth step-by-step tutorial guides for students, teachers, and staff.