Online Tools

  • The district purchases subscriptions for online tools for the use of its students. Usernames and passwords are provided to the students by the school. Click on the picture icon for the tool to access the login screens for the websites below.
     
    In addition, classroom teachers use a variety of websites to enhance student learning.  Click on the subject below to find additional websites used by Elmwood students.
  • Research Databases

    CultureGrams
     
    CultureGrams includes World, Kids, Provinces, and States material. It also includes the following online features: worldwide photo gallery, slideshows, video clips, famous people collection, Faces of the World interviews and a recipe collection from all countries in 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.
    Enchanted Learning
     
    Enchanted Learning is a primary search engine.  It contains a primary dictionary and numerous learning activities.
     
     
     
     Go Grolier
     
    Quick reference resources, including Research Starters, timelines, and quizzes and games, designed for middle school students.
     
    NetTrekker
     
    NetTrekker is a search engine of educator approved websites, images and famous people.
     
     Pebble Go
     
    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.
     
    World Book
     
    World Book Online is a general reference Web site developed especially for younger library patrons. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, and games, interactive tools, and activities.
     
     

    Reading Databases

    Myon
     
    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 digital library with over 3000 enhanced digital books.
     
     Tumblebooks
     
    TumbleBooks Library contains animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
     
     
    Other Online Databases

     Canvas
     
    Canvas is a learning management system used by teachers to post courses that can include discussion boards and online resources.
     
     IXL
     
     IXL is a comprehensive, standards aligned practice program for thousands of math and English topics. An adaptive learning system, it can be accessed from school or from home.
     
     
     
     
     
    Pearson
     
    5th grade online Social Science textbook
     
     Typing Master
     
    Typing Master is an online typing practice program used by our 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Accessed at school or at home, it includes courses to learn skills and games to practice typing skills.
     
     Wixie
     
    Wixie is an online authoring tool where students can use paint tools, text options, clip art, and voice recording to develop online storybooks.