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FREE LEARNING, READING and HEALTH RESOURCES!
Several database vendors and online content providers are making their resources free during the COVID-19 pandemic.
GALE CENGAGE Learning
If you're looking for additional digital content to enhance your child’s at-home instruction, Gale is now providing open access to the below interdisciplinary, curriculum-aligned resources that support online learning from pre-K through undergraduate.
Miss Humblebee's Academy is an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!
Kids InfoBits introduces elementary schoolers to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
Gale In Context: Middle School combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and more.
Gale In Context: High School supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards.
Gale In Context: College offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
Gale In Context: Canada is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events.
Health Reference Series Online provides basic medical information for patients, families, caregivers, and the general public. This is especially important for people who may be dealing with a newly diagnosed disease or a chronic disorder in themselves or in a family member. People looking for preventive guidance, information about disease warning signs, medical statistics, and risk factors for health problems will also find answers to their questions in this series. Password: health
Teen Resource Center was created to provide today’s information-hungry teenagers with the practical reference content they crave. Engaging, easy-to-access topics are grouped into the three broad areas of Health, Financial Literacy and Personal Growth. In addition to authoritative coverage of the top issues facing teens today, the Teen Resource Center serves up links to support groups, hotlines and more, plus a searchable database of frequently asked questions complete with helpful, real-world answers. Password: health
Tumble Book Library - K-6 children's ebook database
And there’s more! The next four resources from Tumble all use the same username and password:
Tumble Math - K-6 math ebook database
Teen Book Cloud - gr 7-12 ebook database
Audio Book Cloud - all ages audiobook database
Romance Book Cloud - a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!