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Engaging and developmentally-appropriate activities for young learners, including an interactive atlas, learning games, audio and video, and vocabulary builders. Teaches geography, time, shapes, numbers, and relevant vocabulary, all in a fun and safe online environment.
Educational videos, images and teachers guides on a variety of science topics, including physical, earth, health, life and more. Use "choose edition" to view resources for elementary, middle or primary school students.
(Elementary School Edition) Online encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, videos and websites intended for elementary school students.
(Middle School Edition) Online encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, videos and websites intended for middle school students. Includes Compton's Encyclopedia.
An interface designed specifically for elementary students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate EBSCOhost articles.
An interface designed specifically for students in middle school and high school with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate EBSCOhost articles.
Practice tests, tutorials, and e-books to help you succeed at work, school, or while searching for a job. Offers test prep.: ACT, AP, CLEP, PSAT, SAT, TOEFL, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and more; tutorials for popular software: Microsoft Office, Adobe CS, Windows, Apple OS, and more; reading, writing, and math tutorials for all ages.
Please note: If you created a LearningExpress account prior to January 2014, you will need to re-register.
A reader's advisory service for children, designed to help you find information about authors, specific books, series information, "read-a-likes" (books similar to ones you enjoy), book and author reviews, book lists, teaching guides, and more!
Provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content, including science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, technology and wildlife.
Provides audio excerpts of book readings, movies of authors and illustrators, and guides to thousands of titles and multimedia resources on children's and young adult literature.
An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Includes a section with teacher resources.
Please note: As of June 2015, a library card is required to access this resource from outside of the library.
An online catalog of free e-books, audiobooks, music and videos available for checkout! These files may be downloaded to e-readers, computers, MP3 players and other compatible devices. This link filters the WDL collection to items intended for children.
A well-organized list of websites recommended for children maintained by children's librarians from the American Library Association.
A non-profit website offering free access to over 3,000 educational videos that cover math, science, biology, chemistry, physics, finance, history, and more. Intended for learners of all ages, including K-12 students and adults. Learners (and parents/educators) may also track lesson progress using this website.
A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors.
Promotes high-quality books for children and teens throughout Wisconsin. Allows parents and educators to discuss relevant titles and teaching strategies. Also, children and teens are encouraged to create and share "book trailer" videos for sharing on this site.