mcps ONLINE RESOURCES

IMPORTANT NOTE!!

 

Students can access the resources below on any day,  at any time.  If you are working inside a school building, you will not be required to input a username and password; however, if you are working online at home, you will need a username and password.

Click below to be taken to a document that will show you how to log in at home.  You will need to be logged into Chrome using your school Google credentials in order to have access to the document.

 

  You can also email Ms. Schartiger for that information

 

Click Here to Get Home Access to MCPS Online Resources in

ENGLISH

Haga clic aquí para obtener acceso a casa a los recursos en línea de MCPS en
ESPAÑOL

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encyclopedia or general reference

articles on just about any topic...

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 Factcite  includes articles of people, places and events that shape our society and world around us.Includes: American History, Countries and Cultures, Defining Moments in US History, Shapers of Society, Sports Champions, and World Biography.

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FactCite 123 Lingo is perfect for both Spanish learners and English-language learners of all ages. It presents nonfiction content in English and Spanish to support social studies and science

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Britannica School contains 3 encyclopedias: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Compton’s by Britannica and Britannica Elementary. 

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Encyclopedia Britannica Escolar Online provides a Spanish elementary encyclopedia, images, videos, and learning materials specifically designed for younger learners. 

Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna is the most comprehensive Spanish language encyclopedia available today, featuring 145,000 articles, timelines, an atlas, and a dictionary.

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Britannica Online Japan offers more than 150,000 articles and 30,000 images for both native Japanese speakers and high school students learning Japanese. 

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Encyclopaedia Universalis is a valuable resource for all French language students.There is access to more than 38,000 articles, 25,000 media items; a world atlas. an integrated dictionary and a guide to selected Web sites.     

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Universalis Junior Online  provides a wide array of topics such as history, geography, science, and technology. French-language students will be challenged with progressively more complex vocabulary. 

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articles from

  • magazines

  • books

  • newspapers

  •  academic journals

  •  government documents

 

 for hundreds of topics...

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Gale In Context: Middle School  includes reference information in videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and more.

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Gale General OneFile includes articles from magazines, books, newspapers, and academic journals on over 500 topics.

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Kids Infobits  includes articles, images and videos about popular subjects including Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, Technology, and more. 

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 SIRS Discoverer is a database of articles and images from newspapers, magazines, government documents, and websites.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online AcademicEdition includes encyclopedia articles, multimedia, related web sites, magazines, news, and much more.    

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... search for

Social Studies topics like Geography and History

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CultureGrams contains reports that deliver a perspective on daily life and culture on 200+ countries, the United States, and Canada.

Encyclopedia Britannica Annals of American History  contains history of the United States through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, images, and multimedia.

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Science Topics

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Scienceflix  includes videos, articles, images, and  eBooks on a variety of science topics.

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Controversial Issues

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SIRS Issues Researcher has several databases to help middle and high school students with research on current issues, government topics, arts and history.      

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find resources for

Reading

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Research Projects

TRY THESE 

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The Sora App is OverDrive’s new reading app for students. The app can be installed on a mobile device or the web browser can be used.    

OUR SETUP CODE IS:  montgomerymd

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Capstone offersInteractive, multimedia books, both fiction and non-fiction

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TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books. Collection includes fiction, non-fiction, Spanish and French titles.    

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Teachingbooks.net includes resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in grades K–12 including author and book materials to use in the library or classroom.

NoodleTools  allows you to organize and synthesize information using online notecards and format a bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago/Turabian style.    

If you want to...

 

learn 

Language

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RESOURCE

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Mango Languages is a language learning program for over 70 languages,

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... search for

Videos & Images

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RESOURCES

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Scienceflix  includes videos, articles, images, and  eBooks on a variety of science topics.

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DEstreaming - includes streaming video clips on all subjects.

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TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books. Collection includes fiction, non-fiction, Spanish and French titles.    

Britannica Image Quest contains two million rights-cleared images from over 50 collections including DK Images, Getty Images and more.   

African-American History MOnth Resources

 

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