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 Online Curriculum Resources for K-12 Students

BrainPOP: BrainPOP Jr., BrainPOP, BrainPOP Espanol, BrainPOP ESL (Grades K-12)
http://www.brainpop.com/
BrainPOP is an educational program, providing digital content spanning 6 main subjects including: Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Health and Technology. Students can view curricular digital content then be assessed on what they’ve learned.

 

Facts on File (Grades 9-12)
http://streaming.factsonfile.com/
Facts on File is a comprehensive classroom Video-on-Demand subscription service, spanning the core subject areas of Science, Social Studies, Literature, Health, Family and Life Skills and Career and Technical Education. All digital content is correlated to State Standards.

 

GALE: Discovering Collection and Opposing ViewPoints (Grades 9-12)
http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/
Discovering Collection: Cross-curricular subscription service that enables students to search by classroom topics such as Geography & Cultures, History, Literature, Science/Health or search by keyword, person, multimedia or timeline.
Opposing ViewPoints: Comprehensive resource of articles, overviews, statistical tables, charts and graphs, images, web links and full-text periodicals and newspapers. Students can research over 100 contemporary social issues, researching “both” sides of an issue.

 

Grolier Online (Grades K-12)
http://go.grolier.com
Grolier Online is a licensed database that includes 7 reference tools: New Book of Knowledge Encyclopedia, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Americana, New Book of Popular Science, Lands and Peoples, America the Beautiful and Amazing Animals.

Maps 101 (Grades K-12)
http://www.maps101.com/
Maps101 is an online service featuring over 4,000 maps, curriculum-based
puzzles, quizzes and interactive games, current events and articles, up-to-date reference atlases and resources for reference and research.

 

NetTrekker (Grades K-12)
https://school.nettrekker.com
NetTrekker is an academic search engine purchased by the Cherokee County School District for teacher and student use. Over 220,000 educator-selected online resources are organized by readability level and are aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards.

 

NoodleTools (Grades K-12)
http://www.noodletools.com/
NoodleBib, a component of NoodleTools, provides a simple interface that allows individuals to quickly generate, edit and publish a MLA, APA or CHI bibliography.

 

Soundzabound (Grades K-12)
http://www.soundzabound.com/
Soundzabound is an online service that provides royalty-free and copyright-free audio resources that can be incorporated into staff and student projects and assignments.

 

Turnitin (Grades 9-12)
http://www.turnitin.com/
Turnitin is an online resource for educators and students concerned with developing quality writing and research skills. It is a reliable, efficient and powerful deterrent to digital plagiarism. Students submit original work and teachers can check/verify student’s content against the web and other students’ work to verify the originality of the student work.

 

USA TestPrep (Grades 6-12)
http://www.usatestprep.com/
USATestPrep is an online service to help students effectively prepare for their GCRCT and
End-of-Course tests/exams. The service includes practice questions which are content-specific and are a great means for students to learn and practice content in small quantities.
Each question allows students to answer then provides a detailed explanation of the question. Videos, games, flash cards and vocabulary review are just some of the additional resources available to students and staff.

 

GALILEO (Provided by the State of Georgia for Grades K-12)
http://galileo.usg.edu/
GALILEO stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. A World Wide Web-based virtual library, GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.

 

 

 

Contact your classroom teacher or school media specialist for the usernames/passwords to access these services.

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