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The resources with an *asterisk may be used at home with the specified user name & password.


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* World Book Online Encyclopedia offers more than 26,000 articles carefully edited for the educational levels of grades 4 & up. An atlas provides approximately 750 maps that cover the globe interactively, directly linking to each other and articles on continents, countries, states, and other places. Additional features include a dictionary, "Behind the Headlines", "Today in History", Educator Tools, and a Tennessee link.

*Britannica Online School Edition includes Encyclopaedia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, 150 full-text periodicals, a 2,500-clip video and media library, an award-winning Internet guide, K - 12 classroom learning activities and teacher resources, and much more!  Britannica also supplies users with various general encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and historic timelines.

*netTrekker d.i. is an excellent database containing quality websites evaluated by teachers and other educators. It also contains many useful electronic reference sources. 

  

*Tennessee Electronic Library TEL provides access to full-text periodical and reference source information. One favorite database is Kids InfoBits. It was developed especially for beginning researchers in grades K - 5.


*The TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking
picture books) puzzles, and quizzes, as well as resources for teachers. TumbleBooks are created from existing
picture books licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

 

 

BrainPOP offers animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. The award-winning online educational resource includes BrainPop Jr., which is designed for grades K – 3. Both feature free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, best practices, and much more. School only access.

*SGIS subscribes to Discovery Education streaming, (formerly United Streaming) where we have access to extraordinary resources such as concept-level full videos and clips, interactives, images, lesson plans, and much more.

Motivate students to read more and enjoy it! TeachingBooks.net is a diverse and constantly growing online collection of multimedia K - 12 book and author resources that integrates books throughout the curriculum.

*Atomic Learning provides web-based software training for more than 110 applications students and educators use everyday. Our short, easy-to-view-and-understand tutorials are an integral part of a professional development program, a valuable curriculum supplement, and an anytime/anywhere training resource. 

*Enchanted Learning – Access to over 25,00 web pages loaded with valuable curriculum materials!

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Other Resources

Welcome to SGIS curriculum on the Web! In an effort to share curricular information with our parents and prospective families, St. George's teachers have created electronic curriculum maps for pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Because curriculum is directly connected to student learners and the events that surround our daily lives, it must change to remain current and relevant. Our curriculum is continually evolving and these curriculum maps represent a "work in progress."

Can't remember those great tips you learned about Blogging or creating a Podcast? Fear not, for our own Amanda Asbell has compiled a wealth of information in her wiki on just those topics! Use the Navigator to the right to view additional topics such as "Tech Tip Tuesday", and "VoiceThread".   

Memphis Association of Independent School (MAIS) Video Collection

Teachers can click on the above link to search for a video in the MAIS Video Collection. The first line of your search should be MAIS Video and the second line should be the title or subject. Contact Mrs. Winstead at the Germantown campus (jwinstead@sgis.org) to reserve a video from this collection.


The Memphis Public Library and Information Center provides access to hundreds of E-Books and E-Audiobooks. Now members can checkout three E-Audiobooks at a time, with no fee!

The Wolf River Library Consortium Page includes links to the catalogs of Germantown Community Library, Germantown Regional History and Geneaology Center, Burch Library in Collierville, Millington Public Library, and Sam T. Wilson Public Library in Arlington.

ERIC provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

 Math.com is dedicated to providing revolutionary ways for students, parents, teachers, and everyone to learn math. Combining educationally sound principles with proprietary technology, Math.com offers a unique experience that quickly guides the user to the solutions they need and the products they want. These solutions include assessment, on-demand modular courses that target key math concepts, 24/7 live online tutoring, and expert answers to math questions.

MathFrog is a website of free mathematics, fun resources, and online games for grades 4, 5, & 6 students, parents, and teachers.


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