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.orgAtlapedia (atlases): www.atlapedia.comEasybib citation maker: www.easybib.comGrolier's online encyclopedia: www.go.grolier.comInternet Public Library: www.ipl.org/div/kidspaceKids' Almanac (Fact Monster): www.factmonster.com/almanacs.htmlMerriam-Webster's Dictionary: www.wordcentral.com/home.htmlThesaurus (synonyms): www.thesaurus.comKidtopia (kid-friendly search engine): www.kidtopia.info
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)
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 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
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.
The Pennsylvania Departrment of Education
The Library of Congress
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Several large collections of subject area and resource links for K-12 teachers.
Harcourt the Learning Site (K-8)
Online activities and resources for teachers and students.
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
Learn how to use and integrate Microsoft software in the classroom with in-depth step-by-step tutorial guides for students, teachers, and staff.