Learning Commons Home


DestinyQuest: See what is available at the Blanchard Library
Login with your student username and password to put books on hold, download ebooks, write reviews, create lists.

JV Fletcher Catalog - try Westford's Public Library if you can't find it at school.


Britannica Middle School Recommended starting place for all research projects
Paid for by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

CultureGrams Online
 World Geography and Culture. No login required from school.
CultureGrams Online: Home access (requires JV Fletcher card)
Paid for by JV Fletcher Library

Research in Context - A new Gale database for Middle School. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, images, videos
Paid for by MBLC

Multimedia Resources

PBS Learning Media  (student view)- over 100,000 resources. Search by topic and grade level. 

BrainPop -  Our school subscribes to this GREAT resource!  See Mrs. Brandt or Mr. Bogacz for login Information

Newsela- Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events at a range of reading / Vocabulary levels

NeoK12 - Educational Videos, organized by topic

Photos for Class - download and cite copyright friendly images


Noodle Tools. Cite sources, take notes, create outlines. 
Paid for by Westford Public Schools

MLA Style Center: Works Cited - guide to proper citation in MLA format