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TumbleMath

Teaching math concepts by using stories and literature.

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Educators have long known that one of the most effective ways to teach math concepts, especially to reluctant learners, is by using stories and literature.

TumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration.  The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.

Click on Quiz Portal and you will find a Portal containing thousands of quizzes created by math teachers specifically for your state/provincial standards. International subscribers will find the TumbleMath Quiz portal covering all the major primary school math concepts.

Lynda.com

Lynda.com for Library provides public library patrons with unlimited, cost-effective access to great content from Lynda.com plus courses offered in following languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese—onsite or offsite.

Inspire anyone to learn the latest software, creative, and business skills. Give users of any skill level, bite-size tutorials, or comprehensive courses, on hundreds of topics. Encourage personalized and self-paced learning, roll out a new source of reference material, and offer a community benefit.

Florida Electronic Library

Search Magazines, Books, Newspapers and More in over a hundred databases from the Florida Electronic Library.  Narrow by subjects, grade levels or view the entire A-Z list. Read full-text articles from magazines such as Newsweek, Vogue, Wired, and more as well as newspapers such as USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.

History in Dispute

History in Dispute addresses heavily debated questions by offering users different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe.

Gale Literary Sources

Gale Literary Sources brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.

Professional Collection

Professional Collection provides access to academic journals and other reference content for educators. The database offers balanced coverage for any professional educator or user interested in professional development.

Pop Culture Collection

Discover a comprehensive collection of periodicals supporting pop culture.

National Geographic Virtual Library

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As journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery, National Geographic Virtual Library(NGVL) supports a range of scholarly research needs in the areas of science, history, technology, the environment, cultures, and more.  Available dates include 1888 to current.

National Geographic Kids

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National Geographic Kids is reputable, authoritative and child appropriate content.   On the home page you'll see content including National Geographic Kids Magazine, National Geographic Kids Books, and downloadable images arranged by content type.

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Prepares children ages 3 – 6 for kindergarten proficiency. Miss Humblebee’s Academy is an award- winning, online curriculum for children preschool through kindergarten, providing strength in core subject areas: math, science and social studies, language and literacy, art and music.

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