Danville Elementary Library

Online Library Catalog

Search the resources in our elementary library by clicking here or on the icon below. Then click on the magnifying glass icon.

danville.goaelexandria.com

Iowa AEA Online Resources and Great Prairie AEA Online Resources -- Free! 24/7 Access!
Click on the icon to access the resource.
User Name and Password have been sent home with students. Contact 
your teacher or the school librarian for more information.

                        Pre-K to 3rd Grade                                                                        Grades 3 - 6                                                                                        
Grades 3 - 6                             

 
 Interactive fiction and nonfiction books with puzzles, websites, and more.
 
https://www.aeadigitallibrary.org/default.aspx
A collection of videos purchased by the AEAs for use in K-12 classrooms. At this point, the majority are science and social studies related for upper elementary and junior high.
 

MackinVIA is another source of fiction and nonfiction ebooks for students in every grade.

Click on Elementary and then on Learning Zone to access this resource focusing on basic concepts.
 
Associated Press photos from the 1700s to a minute ago; sound bites from the 1920s to a minute ago; plus maps, charts, timelines,
and text news stories.
 

This is a safe and free image library for education. Its copyright-friendly photos and illustrations can be used for classroom projects, websites, videos, or other projects in educational settings.
 

Click on Elementary for access to articles, media, biographies, animal kingdom, tour the U.S.A. and more. You can also do your own searches for topics of your choice.
 

Click on Elementary for access to articles, media, world atlas, biographies, animal kingdom, tour the U.S.A., country comparisons, and geography explorer. You can also do your own searches for topics of your choice.
 

An online resource for students in
grades 3-7 that covers various topics in earth and space science. Includes read-aloud feature, educational games, science experiments and more.
     
 

There are lots of fiction and nonfiction ebooks in this database. Click on Show Filters and then choose your readily level or search by category.
 


   The emphasis is on the culture of every country in the
            world at an elementary grade level (Kids Edition, States
               Edition, 
and Provinces Edition). Includes slideshows,
                       interviews, recipes, songs, and more.


An online resource for students in
grades 3-7 that covers life science topics
such as animals and plants. Includes read-aloud feature, educational games,
science experiments, and more.
 

Rights-cleared clipart, photos, animations, sounds and more to add to your educational presentations.

                           


Ebooks on Internet safety for the upper elementary grades. Topics include Avoiding Predators Online, Playing Online Games, Protecting your Online Privacy, Stopping Cyberbullying, and Using Social Networks.


 
 

An online resource for students in
grades 3-7 that covers all kinds of subjects
in physical science. Includes a read-aloud feature, science experiments, educational games, and more.
 https://www.khanacademy.org

Math how-to's for K-3 include early math such as counting, introduction to addition and subtraction, place value and more.

http://www.epointplus.com/bookshelf

There are lots of fiction and nonfiction ebooks for all grade levels
on this database. Click on Show Filters to select by reading level
or to search by category.

Scholastic - ScienceFlix - powered by Grolier Online

An amazing collection of ebooks and videos on Earth, Space, Physical and Life Science as well as the Health & the Human Body and Tech, Math & Engineering for students in 4th-12th grade. It is also a source for experiments, careers in science, and science news as well as links to related websites and additional information.
 

"This database meets the research needs of K-3 students with its visually graphic, subject-based topic tree search, and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people government,
history, sports, and more."
 
"With more than 60 multimedia units spanning 10 core areas of study, [this new database by Scholastic] offers [6th-12th grade] students a behind-the-scenes look at the people, places, and events that shaped our world." Units are as follows: Ancient World, Colonial Era, Our Democracy, Westward Expansion, Immigration, Slavery and the Civil War, Economy, The 20th Century, Today's World, and War. It also includes teacher resources such as lesson plans, quizzes, writing prompts, and whiteboard activities.
 
http://snap.gpaea.org/index.php/snap/search/advanced

This is the online catalog of resources that
can be accessed or ordered from Great Prairie AEA. Ebooks and videos can be watched from your computer. Other items can be checked out by your teacher. Let him or her know which item(s) you want ordered.
 
http://learn360.infobase.com/p_Login.aspx?e=7&wID=0

See what's available in video and audio clips by clicking Pre K-2 for this grade level. Includes videos of many stories and lots of phonics and phonemic awareness
videos and audios.
 

Gale offers full-text magazine articles for every grade level, including Ranger Rick and other popular children's magazines.
Click the Elementary tab to access Kids InfoBits which will connect you to research on your topics.

http://www.soundzabound.com/?user=gpaea_16020409

Soundzaboud offers licensed audio that can be used without copyright infringement in videos, podcasts, and other forms of multimedia. The audio files are cross platform for use in any Mac or PC software that incorporates audio.
 
https://www.mackinvia.com

MackinVIA is another source of fiction and nonfiction ebooks for students.
 

Royalty-free clipart, photos, animations, sounds and more to add to your educational presentations.
 
This resource offers a variety of ebooks and videos in the areas of social studies and science to support the 3rd-8th grade curriculum. Other features include Explore More links to related topics as well as Explore the Web with Internet sites specifically selected for this age group.

 

This is a safe and free image library for education. Its copyright-friendly photos and illustrations can be used for classroom projects, websites, videos, or other projects in educational settings.
 

Math tutorials for every grade level from Kindergarten
through 12th grade.
 
Have fun with words! "This is an online thesaurus and dictionary of over 145,000 words that you explore and visualize using an interactive map. Type in a word and the Visual Thesaurus will show you a map of synonyms, antonyms, and definitions."
 
https://www.pebblego.com/choose/choose_product.html

A collection of emergent readers for research in the areas of animals, science, biographies, social studies, and dinosaurs.
 
http://learn360.infobase.com/p_Login.aspx?e=7&wID=0

Full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, speeches, and more to listen to and use in your educational presentations.
 
No User Name or Password needed.
Here you will find "wonders of the day"
-- a new one each day -- as you explore
the world around you.

 
http://wonderopolis.org
No User Name or Password needed. Here you will find "wonders of the day" -- a new one each day -- as you explore the world around you.



 


Search Engines for Students 

Reliable Subject Directories Search Engines for Reliable Information Special Search Tools to Help with Searches 

Awesome Library

 
SweetSearch Kid Search  

CyberSleuth Kids

 
Searchquarium 
Cybrary Man’s Educational Web SitesInfotopia  Ivy's Search Engines for Kids
EduHound iSEEK Education  
FindingDulcinea

 Ithaki for Kids 
KidsClick!  (Grades 2-5)

RefSeek

 

Specific Search Engines
KidtopiaAsk Kids (Grades K-6)MedlinePlus
Virtual Library KidRex
Virtual Middle School Library
 
Wolfram Alpha  (Computational Questions)Other    
Dib Dab Doo and Dilly Too

Great Websites for Kids

 


  

Quality Websites for Students
Active Wild     
     



Additional Resources for Elementary Teachers


https://www.docsteach.org

National Archives primary source documents and lesson plans. Click here for tutorials of how to sign in and use.
 
 http://galesites.com/portals/ascd/burl52914
Many educational professional books on a wide range of topics from ASCD, Corwin Press, and ISTE that you can read and take notes online or download and print. The password is different from the others. See Miss Lampe.
 


TeachingBooks.net has a wealth of online resources for many of the trade books -- both fiction and nonfiction -- used in the K-12 classroom. Resources include interviews with the authors, lesson plans, book guides,
and book trailers.

www.internet4classrooms.com

A wealth of interactives for math, literacy, and science classrooms.



National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

 
A lot of interactive activities for students in Preschool through 12th grade in the various areas of mathematics.