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ABC CLIO Social Studies Databases

Comprehensive, current, authoritative, accessible, and aligned, this masterful collection of social studies resources develops students' historicalunderstanding, information literacy, and critical thinking skills.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department & Social Studies Department


Capstone Interactive ebooks

Students and teachers have unlimited access to these interactive eBooks. The collection is small, but it's growing!

Sponsor: Library Services


ConnectED

ConnectED provides online textbook access to the McGraw-Hill textbooks adopted by Aldine ISD.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


CultureGrams

Access information on countries and states that go beyond mere factsand figures and deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life andculture.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


Discovery Education Streaming

Discovery Education Streaming is a digital video-on-demand service brought to youby Discovery Education. It is the largest and most current K-12standards-based digital video/video clip library available today. Pleasecontact your school librarian for the sign-up code to create your ownaccount.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


eBooks

Fiction and nonfiction ebooks are available for student use. Click on the link to search, click on the ebook title in the results list, and then click on the URL to access the book.

Sponsor: Library and Media Services Department


EBSCO and AP Photo Archives

Electronically research any topic with magazines, newspapers, reference books, media transcripts and more. Elementary students, select Kids Search. High school students should click on Student Research Center. Full text articles can be printed or emailed.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


Britannica School -- TexQuest

Britannica Online School Edition includes encyclopedia resources for elementary, middle and high school students. Click on "Britannica Resources to see Enciclopedia Moderna and Escolar Online, two Spanish language encyclopedias.

Sponsor: Texas State Library and Archives Commission


Flocabulary

Flocabulary LogoFlocabulary is a web-based learning program for all grades and subjects that uses educational hip-hop music to engage students and increase achievement.

Sponsor: Social Studies Department


FolletShelf

FolletShelf is a virtual bookshelf that provides 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks on topics for our K-12 students. Access via your computer, or download the Brytewave app to use on your phone or tablet.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


FolletShelf--Professional

FolletShelf--Professional books is a virtual bookshelf that provides 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks on the topics of library science and education. This is accessible by teachers only. If you can't access it, click HERE to send a request for access.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


Freedomflix

FreedomFlix, is an online resource that transforms content from the highly successful Cornerstones of Freedom series into enhanced eBooks.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


HRW

HRW provides online textbook access to the Houghton Mifflin textbooks (grades 6-12) adopted by Aldine ISD.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


Maps 101

Maps101 provides users with a collection of over 4,000 online resources and maps, which are optimized for printing and immediate classroom use. Features include historical map collections, outline map sets, reference atlases, lesson plans, current events, games and skill builders for students, plus thousands of user-friendly maps, and other classroom resources.

Sponsor: Social Studies Department


NBC Learn

NBC News offers unique collections of video resources, primary sources, historic footage, images, mini-documentaries and text resources designed for use in the K-12 classroom.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


netTrekker

netTrekker enhances teaching and learning by providing fast and easy access to more than 180,000 high quality, pre-screened, and educationally relevant K-12 online resources. These online resources also align with TEKS and can be used in the classroom to stimulate instruction and learning. netTrekker fuses technology, state standards, curriculum, and the Internet into one unique online solution!

Sponsor: Library and Media Services Department


Pebble GO

PebbleGo provides early learners a place to grow their reading and research skills. Emergent readers will find articles on Animals, Earth and Space, as well as Social Studies content and biographies.

Sponsor: Library Services


Pearson EasyBridge

Pearson EasyBridge provides online access to the Pearson textbooks and resources adopted by Aldine ISD.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


Scienceflix

The content in ScienceFlix has been organized into effective structures called units, with each one aligning to science curriculum standards. All of the articles in each of the 30 units have been written at three levels, so content is now easily accessible to all students. 

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer informs K-8 students with vetted, age-appropriate articles, books, maps, multimedia, images and issues that align to core subjects.

Sponsor: Library Services


Teachingbooks.net

 A time-saving portal to thousands of online resources you can use to explore children's and young adult books and their authors. Get search results filled with online teaching / learning resources about an author or specific book.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


TexQuest Adam Matthew Digital

Access American Indian History and Culture - The American Indian Histories and Cultures Collection features a wide range of materials including: Manuscripts (treaties, speeches, petitions, diaries, travel journals, ledger books), Artwork (illustrations, sketches, watercolours, oil paintings, American Indian art), American Indian Newspapers covering the 1960s to 1990s, Rare Printed Books, Photographs and Maps.

Sponsor: Texas State Library and Archives Commission


TexQuest Adam Matthew Digital

Access American West - The American West Collection includes: Over 300 manuscripts – ranging from the original manuscript journal and papers of James Audubon, and a twelve page letter of General Custer, to the logbook of a cattle trail driver and the Hinman papers describing the overland trail to California and the Gold Rush, Broadsides – a host of extremely rare or unique ephemeral material including advertisements, claim certificates, cheques, photos, wanted notices and news-sheets – all of which are superb visual resources, Maps – an important and underutilised resource for teaching the American West–partly due to their size and unwieldy nature – partly due to their rarity, and Rare printed works – the Graff collection includes many unique or extremely rare items – ranging from extra-illustrated volumes and association copies to city directories and pamphlets and leaflets.

Sponsor: Texas State Library and Archives Commission


Think Central

Think Central provides online textbook access to the Houghton Mifflin textbooks (grades K-5) adopted by Aldine ISD.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


TexQuest Gale

Gale provides a variety of resources via magazines, newspapers, reference books, transcripts, videos and more. Elementary students, select Kids InfoBits or National Geographic Kids. Middle school students, try Student Resource Center Junioer and Infotrac Newsstand. High School students, all resources are useful for you, try a power search to get started.

Sponsor: Texas State Library and Archives Commission


Trueflix

Description: Welcome to TrueFlix ™, the only online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century Skills through the inquiry process. All of the True Book titles are supported with a deep and diverse reservoir of related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


TumbleBook Library

Description: The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) TumblePuzzles, and TumbleQuizzes, as well as TumbleResources for teachers. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


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