Learning Resources

Need help finding facts and information
for homework and reports?

ABC Mouse

 

ABDO Digital Bookshelf for Pre-K-8th Grade

 

ABDO Digital Bookshelf for 5th-12th Grade

 

ABDO ZOOM Research Database

 

Ag in the Classroom – Learning resources related to agriculture

 

Aquarium of the Pacific Webcams -Fun live streams of various aquatic animals

 

Audible -Free e-audiobooks for kids during the COVID-19 outbreak

 

Awesome Library– Great Reference Site

 

Beanstalk : Free to join during the COVID-19 outbreak, this is an early learning tool for preschool-aged children

 

Beyond the Barn Door -Brought to you by Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom

 

Biblioboard

 

eRead Illinois -requires valid Schmaling Library card to access thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks

 

Choose My Plate -Fun Nutritional Information and Activities

 

Disney Jr. Games

 

Fact Monster– from InformationPlease (Dictionary, Almanac, Encyclopedia & Thesaurus)

 

Geography – effectively learn and practice national and global geography, even capitals and bodies of water!

 

Illinois Digital Archives: A digital repository of archival collections in and related to the state of Illinois

 

Kidsreads– Book Reviews and Author News just for you!

 

Knowbuddy Resources Virtual Platform -FREE e-book access through May 2020

 

Mobile Math

 

NASA KIDS’ CLUB– Space news & fun facts from NASA

 

NASA Story Time from Space

 

National Geographic Kids

 

Nick Jr.

 

PBS Kids

 

Scholastic Learn at Home: Learning resources for children in pre-K through 9th grade

 

TumbleBookLibrary : FREE until August 31, 2020, e-books, videos and more for K-6th Graders

TumbleMath : FREE until August 31, 2020 , math e-books for K – 6th Graders

Tumble Books AudiobookCloud: FREE until August 31, 2020 , e-audiobooks for all ages!

World Flag Database– Find flags from around the world

 

 How About Award Winning Book Lists?  Recommended Reading?

We have this page just for that! Access Caldecott, Newberry, and other award winning book lists past and present, along with other resources that can help guide you in your search for quality  children’s literature.