SPS Databases (Alphabetical)

Online Student Resources - for kids

Culture Grams Link One Click Digital elibrary
Pebble Go Link International Children's Digital Library The Internet Public Library
KidsReads Learn 360 Novelist K-8
Seattle Public Schools Online Catalog SIRS Discoverer Tumblebooks
Visual Thesaurus Worldbook Kids World Book Student
Math in Focus The Seattle Public Library Washington Our Home 4th Grade Textbook

Resources A-Z

 

ABC CLIO
American Government, American History, Daily Life Through History, Pop Culture Universe

 

bibme
Automated bibliography maker helps you cite your sources

 

 

CleanVideoSearch
Access to Youtube content for students

 

 

CultureGrams
CultureGrams (video) helps researchers discover the world with concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations -- from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

 

 

Dictionary - Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Lists English words in alphabetical order and gives their meaning

 

 

EasyBib
Automated bibliography maker helps you cite your sources

 

 

eLibrary
User friendly general reference tool that delivers a broad collection of periodical and digital media content. Researchers of all ages can use the powerful, yet easy to use search interface to find the answers they need from magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images, web links, and audio/video titles.

 

 

Facts on File - Issues and Controversies
Explores topics in business, politics, government, education and popular culture. Builds a deeper understanding of historcal events.

 

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library
An electronic database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research

 

 

Greenwood Skills Center
Resources to improve your research and writing skills

 

 

HistoryLink.org
Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History

 

 

International Children's Digital Library
Collection of International Online books

 

 

ipl2 - Internet Public Library
A collection of websites for information, reference and research

 

 

KidsReads.com
Bookreviews and information about great books for kids and teens

 

 

Learn 360
Learn360 is an interactive media-on-demand service which includes streaming video, audio and accompanying support materials. Content is correlated to state standards, provincial standards and 21st century learning initiatives.

 

 

Math in Focus
Online math textbooks for our district adopted math curriculum for K-5

 

 

Medline Plus
MedlinePlus is the National Institute of Health's Web site produced by the National Library of Medicine. Brings you information about diseases, contditions, and wellness issues.

 

 

National Sciene Digital Library (NSDL)
NSDL is the Nation's online library for education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics funded by the National Science Foundation

 

 

Novelist
Makes it quick and easy to find the books you will love

 

 

Novelist K-8
Makes it quick and easy to find the books you will love grades k-8

 

 

One Click Digital
Online eAudiobooks you can download to an computer, ipod or other mp3 player

 

 

Online Textbooks
District adopted textbooks available online

 

 

OSPI Superintendent of Public Instruction - Social Studies Standards
The Social Studies Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs) and Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) describe what students should know and be able to do in civics, economics, geography, history and social study skills.

 

 

Pebble Go Animals
Designed exclusively for the needs of K-3 researchers.

 

 

Proquest History Study Center
History Study Center offers valuable historical reference material that covers 14 centuries of history--from ancient to modern, old world to
new world.

 

 

Proquest Learning Literature
Delivers more than 180,000 searchable works of literature from medieval times to the present. Students can find author biographies, contemporary criticism, reviews, and multimedia resources organized into more than 3,000 Author Pages. It also features 100+ searchable full-text literary journals and magazines for the latest in literary criticism.

 

 

Proquest Newspapers - aggregate search of Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and local newspapers

 

 

Proquest Research Library
From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library™ provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.

 

 

Seattle Public Library
Our local public library

 

 

Seattle Public Library - Teens Homework Help
Get FREE help from tutors in math, science, english and social studies.

 

 

Seattle Public Schools Online Library Catalog

 

 

SIRS

  • SIRS Researcher-topical pro/con coverage of current and enduring issues, including more than 300 Leading Issues
  • SIRS Government Reporter-resources by and about the U.S. government
  • SIRS Renaisance-current perspectives on the arts and humanities
  • SIRS WebSelect-a collection of more than 20,000 reliable and credible websites covering all SKS topics
  • SIRS Decades-Link to a portal of primary and secondary sources covering 20th Century American History
  • SIRS Discoverer-Link to content selected for younger researchers in grades 3-9

 

 

SIRS WebSelect a collection of more than 20,000 reliable and credible websites

 

 

TeachingBooks.net
TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books

 

 

Textbooks Online
Online versions of textbooks used within Seattle Public Schools

 

 

TumbleBook Library
Online collection of animated, talking picture books

 

 

Visual Thesaurus
The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its innovative display encourages exploration and learning. You'll understand language in a powerful new way.

 

 

WOIS
Explore careers, create goals for your future, make educational plans to reach your goals and find the training programs and the right schools to help you achieve your dreams.

 

 

World Book
Online encyclopedia designed to cover major areas of knowledge uniformly, but it shows particular strength in scientific, technical, and medical subjects

 

 

World Book Kids
Worldbook's version of their online encyclopedia for younger students

 

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