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      icsz followed by: 
your last name
      Example : icszbows
Provides encyclopedia articles on a variety of subjects with film clips, interactive learning games, photo galleries, journal articles, web sites, and maps.
Britannica School offers Google translate of articles.
 User Name:  wbicsz
     Password:  wbicsz
World Book offers a suite of different encyclopedias including:
Word Book Kids, Students, Advanced
Living Green
Early Peoples
Inventions and Discoveries
National Geographic Mapmaker

 Password and User Name not neededAn online interactive atlas that allows students to explore countries and regions around the world. Students can create and customize their own world maps. The website also provides videos and mapping games.

Subscription Databases
 Follett Library Catalogue and Database
No login needed for browsing, but students can use their regular school user name and password to create and save resource lists and access their Library accounts.  Parents can sign up via the Library for a Family Account. Provides access to thousands of Library resources including:
 No login needed for browsing, but students can use their regular school user name and password to create and save resource lists and access their Library information. Parents can sign up via the Library for a Family Account. Webpath Express is a search engine that provides access to (mostly) educational websites. Webpath Express gives range of grade levels that the information on each website result is geared towards.

 User Name:  icsbrain
 Password:  icsbrain
 Provides instructional videos and games on a variety of topics including:
Social Studies
Arts and Music
Engineering & Tech

 User Name:  zurichschool
Password:  school
  Grade 3-5
PebbleGoNext- Science

Grade K-3
PebbleGo Animals
PebbleGo Science
Pebble Go Biographies
Pebble Go Social Studies
Simple to navigate offering reading supports such as read along audio and word-by-word highlighting.

icsz followed by: 
your last name
Example : icszbows

No username or Password needed
 Three million images:  photographs, maps, and drawings.
All images rights-cleared for noncommercial, educational use.
Each photo includes the source, the copyright holder, caption, and keywords
  • Age Appropriate Images - All images are appropriate for the school setting, thanks to Flicker SafeSearch and our proprietary filters
  • Automatic Citation - Downloaded images automatically cite the author and the image license terms - 
  • Creative Commons - All photos shown are, to the best of our (and Flickr's) knowledge, licensed by Creative Commons for public use

  • eReading

    User Name:  icsz
    Password:  books

    Grade EY- Grade 4
     550 titles which include animated talking picture books,
     books in English, French and Spanish,
     read-alongs, non-fiction books and National Geographic Videos,
     as well as quizzes and educational games and puzzles.

    User Name:
    Password: icszng14
     Grade EY- Grade 5

    We have both print and digital versions

    Nat Geo Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core."

    Destiny Discover
    User Name: ebook
    Password: ebook

    Students can also use their school username and passwords

    Parents can also use their Family Account username and password. 
    Provides access to school owned eBooks,
    both fiction and nonfiction titles
    that support both
    Units of Inquiry and reading for pleasure.

    Titles are appropriate for both Primary and Secondary students.
    Primary News

    Username - icszurich
    Password - theday
    News Source for students of all ages
     No Username or Password needed!
     BBC News articles written for the primary age range
    • Includes videos and activities
    Other Databases/Search Engines

     Typing Programs
     No User names and Passwords needed.
    A variety of games that allow students to practice their keyboarding skills.
    Citation Maker
    Oregon School Library Information Services

    Grade 3-Grade 5
    Citation Maker, Citation Machine and Easy Bib helps Primary School children create instant citations in MLA format.

    Includes citation templates for: books, encyclopedias, websites, images and more!

    Grade K- Grade 5 
    Each day, Wonderopolis poses an intriguing question and explores it in a variety of ways.
     "Our approach both informs and encourages new questions, sparking new paths of wonder and discovery in family
    and classroom settings."
    Though set up in questioning format, the database is searchable via related topics.

    Grade K- Grade 5

     Annotated searchable directory of websites created for kids by librarians.
    Searchable by subject, reading level and degree of picture content.

     Grade K- Grade 5

    Kidtopia is a Google custom student safe search engine for preschool and elementary students,
     indexing only educator approved web sites.

     Grade 3- Grade 5

    Awesome Library organizes 37000 carefully reviewed resources,
     including the top 5 percent for K-12 teachers, students, parents, and librarians.