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Brainfuse With Brainfuse, students receive one-to-one, guided instruction, live online homework help and writing assistance and more from carefully screened tutors With Live Skills Building, Brainfuse tutors help users master core academic skills through state-aligned lessons (including Common Core-aligned lessons, where appropriate). In addition, users enjoy access to an extensive library of lessons, video tutorials, and practice tests. Live tutoring assistance is always available by clicking the "Get Live Help" button. In addition, this resource contains hundreds of practice tests in a wide range of subjects. Students and tutors meet in the Brainfuse Online Classroom. Tutors guide students through homework challenges and help them develop the necessary skills to complete assignments on their own.
Britannica School Accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish. Available at two levels: primary and secondary.
Scholastic Go! Because the research requirements of younger students differ dramatically from those of older, more sophisticated students and adults, Scholastic GO! (Grolier Online) provides separate interfaces, or tabs, for Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and Adult Patrons. A distinct interface caters to the unique needs of Librarians and Educators. These customized interfaces meet the specialized needs and reading and interest levels of the user.
Kids Search Provided by NOVEL, this database is designed specifically for the young researcher, it contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level. It also features 30 full text student reference books, including Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia and the American Heritage Dictionary. There is full text for over 100 pamphlets and an image collection containing over 100,000 photos, maps and flags in addition to full text access to the Encyclopedia of Animals.
Novelist This very useful guide to fiction helps select fiction you may wish to read, based upon search criteria you enter. It also contains reviews of books from several reliable sources and summaries of books as well. A particularly nice feature allows you to link directly to the library's catalog (check the panel on the left side on the screen) after you have selected a book. Librarians at the Information Desk will gladly walk you through this. NoveList contains material for adults, teenagers, as well as children
Kids InfoBits Provided by NOVEL, Kids InfoBits is a graphical way to browse and/or search for research topics needed for homework or school-related projects.
eLibrary Elementary Provided by NOVEL, eLibrary Elementary is the ultimate elementary full-text reference resource — tailors all the media types and search functionality of eLibrary for the young reader and researcher. It's an easy-to-use general reference database designed specifically to engage and guide younger students.