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This is a five-star resource! TeachingBooks.net provides a wealth of multimedia resources on K-12 books and authors or illustrators that can be used to support reading activities for all grades and content areas. If you are on campus, use this quick search box to begin exploring these resources. If you are off campus, use the link in the next column for best access.
Databases for Classroom Research
These databases are designed for use by teachers and students in a K-12 classroom/library setting. The resources in these databases are sometimes alligned with state and national curriculum standards.
Britannica Online School is a resource for students and teachers at the K-12 level (three levels: elementary, middle school, and high school). It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, magazine articles, website links, and multimedia. For teachers, there are lesson plans, interactive resources, educational games, and video materials. These resources are aligned with state and national curriculum standards.
Student Resource Center Gold is designed for use by high school students for both homework and in-depth research assignments. It contains a searchable database of reference works, biographies, essays, overviews, primary works, images, and periodical articles from literary, science, health, history, and biography resources. Some articles available in audio format for downloading.
A full-text database providing essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 250 topics, each with an overview, point,counterpoint,and a Critical Thinking Guide. It contains materials from all viewpoints, including main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.
This resources is a diverse online collection of multimedia K-12 book and author/illustrator resources to help teachers integrate books and literacy throughout their curriculum. It is a very useful collection of resources for the new teacher or teachers changing subjects/grades.