(These resources require a username/password for access. Ask Ms. Zienty or your classroom teacher for help.)
BrainPop BrainPop is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12 (with BrainPop, Jr. and BrainPop Espanol, too.) Facts4Me This database has short articles about a ton of subjects, from Alpine Animals to Wonders of the World! PebbleGO Great resource for young researchers. WorldBook Online WorldBook is an online encyclopedia, plus 16 other databases that allow students to conduct in-depth research on thousands of topics.
Kid-Friendly Search Engines
FactHound Here's another safe search environment for young students. FactMonster If that dog won't hunt, maybe the monster can help, the FactMonster, that is! Kiddle Another safe, visual search engine for kids.
Kid-Friendly News and Current Events
DOGONews A leading source for current events, news and non-fictional articles for kids and teachers. Newsela News articles for students with adjustable reading levels (free access for rest of 19/20 school year - does require account creation Time for Kids Web version of kid-oriented news magazine.