•  Illinois 5 Essentials Survey   Link for students to take the survey: 
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    Icon for the database, Culture Grams CultureGrams includes World, Kids, Provinces, and States material, in an engaging interface that can be accessed anywhere, anytime. It includes unlimited printing rights, along with exclusive online features: worldwide photo gallery, slideshows, video clips, famous people collection, Faces of the World interviews and a unique recipe collection that offers five homegrown recipes from all countries in the database. Plus, sortable (create-your-own) data tables help put dozens of facts into perspective.
    Icon for the database, EBSCO EBSCO Information Services provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support your information needs and maximize the research experience of your end-users.
    Database icon for Golier Online Quick reference resources, including Research Starters, timelines, and quizzes and games, designed for middle school students.
    Database icon for IXL Math IXL is the Web's most comprehensive K-12 practice site. Widely used by schools and families, IXL provides unlimited practice in more than 2,000 math and English topics. An adaptive learning system, featuring games and awards, inspires students to achieve. IXL offers a dynamic and enjoyable environment for children to practice math.


  • Database icon for myON Reader myON Reader is a personalized, online literacy program that matches student’s interests and their reading level to a recommended book list generated from the largest digital library with over 3000 enhanced digital books with reading supports. Students will have access to all types of books and topics that will entice them to continue reading.
    Database icon for PebbleGo PebbleGo is an animal database designed specifically for K-3 emergent readers and researchers. It features more than 200 animal articles correlated to life science standards, animal audio and video, carefully leveled text, educational games, and innovative read-aloud capabilities.
    Database icon for Wixie Wixie is the award winning online authoring tool students can use to construct knowledge and communicate ideas. Today’s learners need a tool that is accessible whenever and wherever they are ready to learn! Students can use Wixie’s paint tools, text options, clip art, and voice recording to develop online storybooks, curriculum projects, and so much more.
    Database icon for WorldBook Online World Book Online for Kids is the premier general reference Web site developed especially for younger library patrons. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, and a wealth of engaging games, interactive tools, and activities.
    Typing Quest  Typing Quest is an online program which allows the students to practice their keyboarding skills. Typing Quest Online is a web-based touch typing course that turns your keyboarding classes into a real adventure!