Websites to Use

 
If your student would like help with his/her homework or needs to do some research, here are some EXCELLENT resources to use.
 

Online Catalogs

Encyclopedias & Databases

Search Engines  & Directories

ebook Resources 
Cass Library Catalog

Brittanica School
A user name and password are required for home access. Please ask your media specialist.

ALA Great Web Sites for Kids Capstone ebooks 
A user name and password are required.  Please ask your media specialist. 
Livonia Public Library Facts4me
Available during school hours.
A user name and password are required for home access.  
Please ask your media specialist.
KidRex Follettshelf
Cass Ebooks
Access these  through Destiny Quest - user name and password - the student's school user name and password.
Westland Public Library Pebblego
A user name and password are required.
Please ask your media specialist.
Kids Connect Research Tools from ALA International Children's Digital Library 
Digitized books in many languages.
  Pebblego Next
A user name and password are required.
Please ask your media specialist.
   BookFlix
Prek-5 ebooks
access through MEL.org - Kid's tab - available at home with Michigan driver's license number
 
National Geographic Xpeditions KidsClick! Ebsco Host's K-8 ebook collection
also available through MEL.org
Research Tools
Fact Monster

Quintera Kids

 

Online Libraries

Magazines

Atlases and Almanacs  
MEL - Kids Gateway National Geographic for Kids CyberSleuth Kids  

ipl2 - Internet Public Library

Sports Ilustrated for Kids

Dictionaries

   Citation Machine
New York Public Library Time for Kids Dictionary.com   Copyright for Kids
Detroit Newspapers in Education Rhyme Zones- Rhyming Dictionary   Typing Programs
Word Central   Dance Mat
 
 
Here are some web sites that would be helpful for kindergarten to second grade students. 

Reading and Writing Science
Bembo's Zoo Kids' Planet
Building Language for Literacy Math
RIF Reading Planet Math Mastery
Roy: Tale of a Singing Zebra Maths is Fun
Starfall Time for Time
Storyline Online Social Studies
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

 

 

July, 2013