Children’s Online Resources

Brainfuse

Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, and state standardized tests.

  • Live Tutors: EXTENDED HOURS – 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM, 7 Days a Week
  • Writing Lab allows users to upload a document and a Brainfuse writing expert will analyze it and provide helpful comments.
  • Homework: Question Center: Brainfuse’s “Send Question” allows users to ask a question any time of day and get a written response from one of our tutors within one business day.
Britannica School

Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources to help students write the perfect paper.

  • Search for people, places, and things.
  • Watch and learn with videos and animations.
  • Have fun with games and activities.
CultureGrams

Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 200 cultures of the world. A trusted perspective on our changing world.

  • Categories include history, personal appearance,gestures, family, economy, and more.
  • Select “Kids Edition” for content curated especially for kids.
eBooks K-8

Thousands of e-books available for students from Kindergarten to 8th grade to help with school work or just for their reading enjoyment.

  • Disponible en español.
  • Browse by category, including Health and Medicine, Engineering and Technology, Sports and Games, and many more.
Gale in Context Elementary

Age-appropriate research topics and magazines tailored for Kindergarten to Fifth Grade.

  • News articles written for kids.
  • Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary for Elementary School.
  • Browse by category, including Health and Medicine, Engineering and Technology, Sports and Games, and many more.
  • Search and browse educational images such as maps, flags, seals, charts, graphs.
  • Watch videos on a variety of STEM topics.
Hoopla for Kids

Hoopla is a digital service that offers an enormous selection of music, movies, STEM related audiobooks, comics, and educational television shows.

  • Turn on “Kids Mode” by going into settings (the gear icon) and toggle on “Kids Mode.”
    • Please note: After signing out Hoopla will reset to default settings.
  • Available on iOs, Android, Amazon Fire devices, Roku, Chromebooks, most laptops/computers.
PBS Kids, Sesame Street, Little Bear, and Muzzy on Kanopy kids

Features a collection of films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social and emotional skills and reinforcing valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages.

  • Access Kanopy Kids by clicking “Go to Kanopy Kids” at the top of the page after signing in.
  • Kanopy offers parental control options in your account settings.
National geographic kids

Take your child on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

  • Designed for children aged 6–14.
  • Explore topics like animals, environment, history, peoples and cultures, places, and science and tech.
  • Browse National Geographic Kids magazines from 2009 to the current issue.
Read it

Provides help for anyone who has a good foundation in English grammar and reading skills but need adapted reading material on a variety of subjects.

  • Listen as you read along with Read It!’s built in narration.
  • The American Heritage Children’s Dictionary is included.
  • Browse categories History, Civics & Culture, Life Skills, Literature, Science to find articles.
Tumblebooks

A virtual library of animated talking picture books, read-along chapter books for early readers, and games suited for elementary age children.

  • Storybooks, read-alongs, and non-fiction books are included in the Tumblebooks catalog.
  • The memory games helps to build vocabulary and the sentence game helps to increase reading comprehension.