ABCmouse (Age of Learning) – In Library Access Only
Over 5,000 fun-filled learning activities (books, games, songs, etc.) that encompass reading, math, science, art, and music for ages 2-7+.
For students in grades PreK–3, it pairs classic storybooks with related nonfiction titles to reinforce early reading skills and develop essential real world knowledge using animation, audio, and interactive games.
Early Learning Portal (INFOhio)
Find here websites and resources to help children age 3 to 5 prepare for school.
Little PIM (Mango)
Introduces children, 0-6, to foreign languages in a way they can understand and enjoy.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy (Gale) – Access from Home March-June 2020
An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages 3-6 to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun! During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing statewide home access now through June 2020.
TumbleBook Library – Access from Home March-August 2020
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, games, puzzles and much, much more to hold the interest of younger readers. During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing statewide home access now through August 2020.
TumbleMath – Access from Home March-August 2020
For grades K-6, subjects include counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, word problems, geometry, fractions, place value, measurement, probability, division, graphing, finance, and time and temperature. During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing statewide home access now through August 2020.
World Book Early Learning
Games, eBooks, and digital media that develop language and literacy skills.
World Book Kids
Intended for younger readers, this version of the encyclopedia includes activities, illustrations, maps, and more to engage children’s different learning styles.
SCHOOL AGE RESOURCES
Explora Primary Schools (EBSCO)
Designed with students and educators in grades K through 5 in mind, Explora Primary Schools provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up facts for class projects or homework.
Gale in Context: Middle School – Access from Home March-June 2020
Providing age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more, students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history. During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing statewide home access now through June 2020.
GO! Ask, Act, Achieve (INFOhio)
Helps students in grades 4-10 learn the inquiry process by providing digital tools, resources, and strategies. Provides a framework for problem-based learning and research projects
Ohio’s PreK-12 Digital Library collection of online resources for teachers, parents and children aged 3 through 12th grade, arranged by age and grade level.
ISearch lets you search nearly all INFOhio resources from a single search box.
Age-appropriate, librarian-selected websites that support Ohio’s Learning Standards. Helps students with homework and school research.
Kids InfoBits (Gale)
A database for students in grades K-5, it covers geography, current events, the arts and sciences, people, government, history, health, sports, and more.
Learning Express Library (EBSCO)
Offering interactive tutorials and practice exams, this resource helps people prepare for grade school achievement tests, the ACT, SAT, GED, U.S. Citizenship test, as well as civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams.
Lincoln Library Online (FactCite)
For grades K-12, this resource provides information on many subjects, including biography, history, mythology, science, and more.
Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)
Middle Search Plus provides full text of middle school magazines, biographies, and primary source documents, plus a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Ohio Web Library (OPLIN)
Access to the statewide collection of online resources organized into various categories.
Primary Search (EBSCO)
Geared towards elementary school students, Primary Search provides full text of more than 70 popular, magazines.
World Almanac for Kids (InfoBase) – Access from Home April-July 1, 2020
The World Almanac® for Kids is the ideal one-stop reference resource for intermediate-level students. During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing statewide home access now through July 1, 2020.
World Almanac for Kids Elementary (InfoBase) – Access from Home April-July 1, 2020
The World Almanac® for Kids Elementary provides trustworthy, kid-friendly reference specifically for elementary grades. During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing statewide home access now through July 1, 2020.
The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.
World Book Student
Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, it includes all articles from the print versions of the World Book, plus additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.
SCHOOL SUBJECT SPECIFIC RESOURCES
Book Nook (INFOhio)
Explore, create, and share video book trailers. Includes recommended web tools for creating book trailers, lesson plans, and other teacher resources. Lexile reading levels included.
NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCO)
A wonderful reading resource for kids, children’s librarians and school media specialists, it has information on over 85,000 fiction and nonfiction titles for kids in the K-8 age range.
AtoZ The World (World Trade Press)
AtoZ the World is the world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each.
Find out about a country’s history, culture and people, print a map and country flag, or look up recipes and photos of any country.
Ben’s Guide (website)
Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government, a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government.
This is the official kids’ portal for the U.S. government which links kids, parents and teachers to U.S. government information and services on the web – all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.
Mango is our online language-learning tool! There are dozens of language courses available: French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, English, Polish, Hebrew, etc.
Rosetta Stone Library Solution (EBSCO) – Access from Home April-June 2020
This web-based software will help you learn a new language in the same way you learned your first language, by listening to native speakers in a specific context and building understanding gradually through observation and practice. During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing public libraries to provide home access now through June 2020.
Transparent Language Online (RBdigital)
Learn a new language using a self-paced, online language-learning system. The Byki learning method takes users through a series of simple steps to memorize words and phrases in a new language, including their meanings and proper pronunciation, in the shortest possible time.
Ohio History Central Encyclopedia (website)
An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio’s natural history, prehistory and history. Contains written information, maps, timelines, and images.
What Tree Is It? (OPLIN)
Helps to identify just about any tree that is native to Ohio.
What’s that Snake? (OPLIN)
Helps to identify the 30 kinds of snakes found in Ohio, both poisonous and nonpoisonous.
What’s the Point—Identifying Flint Artifacts (OPLIN)
Use this site to help identify flint artifacts produced by Ohio’s prehistoric peoples.
Heartland Science (website)
This portrays how Ohioans have changed the world through discovery and innovation in science, engineering, technology, medicine and health care.
Science Online (InfoBase)
Aimed at students from middle school through high school, this comprehensive database includes science biographies, diagrams, essays, experiments, definitions, and timelines.
Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
It is designed to meet every student researchers needs as it contains full text of hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources covering all the various sciences.