Our Mission: We encourage students to love reading and use information effectively.
E-LEARNING
LINKS TO:
https://accounts.google.com
https://play.dreambox.com/login/sz5f/mckenneyharrisone

http://www.raz-kids.com/main/Login

http://www.lexiacore5.com/




Login.Learning.com

https://xtramath.org/#/signin/student_other




Other Educational Resources
 
Links to Area Public  Libraries


Primary Sources
https://www.newspapers.com/

http://destiny.dekalbcentral.net/

Destiny Virtual Library Catalog & Resources 

Search the library catalog for books and materials OR visit the HOME tab for many more links to resources and websites. Click the Library link above to begin your search.  Look for the Destiny Quest App from your app store!  

 Safe Internet Search Engines for Students Grades 3-5
 



http://www.ducksters.com/
 
 
 
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/

READ MAGAZINES on your device!
 
Flipster online magazines
Flipster Online Magazines:  Click the link to access the following magazines ASK, Boys' Life, Cobblestone, Discovery Girls, Ranger Rick, Ranger Rick Jr., Sports Illustrated Kids, Zoobooks, and Eco Kids Planet.  Magazines include back copies and are searchable.  Pages are printable if necessary.  Contact the Media Center for user name and password.
* Flipster has an ios APP for ipads and iphones available free in the Apps Store. 

R
eading and Spelling Resources



Read - Watch - Learn
Check out this collection of e-book storybooks, read alongs, videos, and reading games.  Choose fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, math stories, or language learning and keep reading!



Type and practice spelling words, listen and test yourself on spelling, or print a handwriting practice sheet of your words. Check out the 9  free vocab games.
Nonfiction Research Resources 

National Geographic Kids 

Recommended for  K-3 and 4-5

This site offers information on animals videos & pets, countries, photos, community, and more!  Perfect for learning more about our world!

PebbleGo

 .See your librarian for the password.   Animals,Earth & Space, Biographies, & Social Studies Educational Games & Videos and Read or Listen to Text Features make this a great resource for beginning researchers!

 
Nonfiction Research Resources  for Grades 3-5
Scholastic GO
Inspire

An easy to use database of Magazines, Newspapers, Books & Encyclopedias, Dictionary & Image Search

Ask how to narrow results by lexile!

True Flix     

Recommended for 3-5.  See your librarian for the password
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 Explore People, Places & History AND Science & Nature using videos, images, weblinks & Read-along books.

Watch, Read, Explore!  


 Recommended for 3-5. 

 See your librarian for the password.

Bringing History to Life!
Learn about important historical events through videos, images, weblinks and Cornerstones of Freedom Series e-books

Watch, Read, Explore!
  

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/
 
Ben's Guide to Government for Kids is packed full of resources to learn more about our country.  
Choose the 4-8 tab OR 9-13  tab for age appropriate information and games.  Site also includes links to more resources.                 




Mrs. Lisa Conrad
 District Media Integration Specialist;  lconrad@dekalbcentral.net
260-920-1012.6102
mailto:jford@dekalbcentral.net






Ms. Jennifer Ford, Librarian   jford@dekalbcentral.net

260-920-1015 
Hours
7:30 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

We recommend that students in grades   3-5 have guided practice using the internet to develop the skills needed to evaluate sources.  We do not recommend that students below grade 3 search the internet until they have developed the necessary skills.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Students attend weekly library classes that emphasize library and research skills.

Students also learn research skills and begin to learn Boolean search strategies.

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for Best American Picture Book
 
for Distinquished Contribution to Children's Literature.