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Library

Links

Library Links
Student Resources & Websites

Epic



A Free Reading Resource for the Classroom. 25,000 books for Early Readers, Chapter Books, Non-Fiction, Read-to-Me Audio, and more.


DK Find Out!



Visit DK Find Out! to learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature & more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries at DKFindOut.com.

Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading.

The World Fact Book



 The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.



Berenstein Bears

Berenstein Bears -Includes book-related activities, listing of all books, and online videos

http://www.berenstainbears.com 



Read - Write - Think


ReadWriteThink
 provides educators and students access to quality practices and resources in reading and language arts.

http://www.readwritethink.org 



Scholastic Stacks

Scholastic Stacks  - Sign in to the online website for kids about books, reading, authors, games. Kids connect to books through online friends in their community profiles.

http://www.scholastic.com/kids/stacks/ 



Seussville


Dr. Seuss's Seussville - Features games based on Dr. Seuss's books, extensive biographical information on the man behind them, printables

http://www.seussville.com 




Databases

Magnolia Database 
http://magnolia.msstate.edu/k12/elementary.asp 

 


Destin
y Discover -is a free, hosted virtual bookshelf that provides a friendly online environment for students and teachers to search,read and manage DeSoto Central Elementary School's Follett eBooks, library collection, and Lightbox books.




eReading & Reference Links

Project Gutenberg 
http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page 




Library Advocacy 

School Libraries Work! 
http://www2.scholastic.com/content/collateral_resources/pdf/s/slw3_2008.pdf 




Public Library

Olive Branch First Regional Public Library

http://www.firstregional.org/olivebranch.html




http://strongreadersms.com 




Reading Fair Guidelines

Student Guidelines
 includes Reading Fair categories, storyboard and digital presentation information, Reading Fair timeline, graphic organizers, and step-by-step guides to each category.

Student Project Checklists
Recommended Reading

Bookworm4kids

http://www.bookworm4kids.com/ 




Teacher Professional Development

https://www.teachertube.com/
Education World - Get Outta Class - virtual field trips
http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech071.shtml

Professional Teacher Development 
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collection/using-technology-support-literacy 

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning 
http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards/best/websites/2016#media 

Hoopla 
http://www.firstregional.org/hoopla.html 

Munis self serve 
http://desoto.munisselfservice.com/default.aspx 

Online Ceu's 
http://captaininfo.firstregional.org:2048/login?url=http://firstregionalms.universalclass.com/register.htm