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Online Resources

There are more databases available at the public library.  You can see their resources HERE.  If you don't have a public library card you can apply for it online HERE and it will be issued online.

Offers cross-curricular content that supports national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Explore topics within business and economics, geography, government, history, literature, science and health, social issues, and more. 

EBSCO's interface designed for high school students. Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice.

The database includes editorially-selected, full-text articles and images from over a thousand domestic and international newspapers, magazines, and government documents. 
  ERIC is an education database that hosts millions of published education research articles and is readily available to students and educators alike. An excellent collection of primary sources!
 Provides teachers and students access to encyclopedia articles, images, videos, editorially-selected websites, and more.
World Book Onlineā€™s suite of digital publications offers unique content and features for students of every age, ability, and interest, by using the same expert information found in the World Book Encyclopedia.
 Literary Reference Center includes thousands of plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews; articles of literary criticism; author biographies; full text of literary journals; book reviews; classic and contemporary poems and short stories; full text of classic novels; author interviews; and images of key literary figures.
 A collection of activities, puzzles, games, weekly challenges, and other resources for mathematics students 
 An online library which directs users to exemplary resources for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and research. 
Includes the full text of primary documents in American history, including historical accounts, speeches, memoirs, poems, editorials, landmark court decisions, and cultural criticism. 
  The NGE is the first state encyclopedia to be conceived and designed exclusively for publication online. This authoritative resource contains original content and helps users understand the rich history and diverse culture of Georgia's still-unfolding story.
 The database features reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and history periodicals as well as thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps and video.
The website publishes and maintains articles, images, videos, podcasts and interactive educational tools related to ancient history.
Access to artworks, images of artifacts, books, films and music from European museums, galleries, libraries and archives.
 Images of over 250,000 works of art from around the world, organized by genre and style.
Timeline of Art History pairs essays and works of art with chronologies, telling the story of art and global culture through the Museum's collection.
  Newsela is a data base of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. Indexed by broad theme (e.g. War and Peace, Arts, Science, Health, Law, Money), stories are both student-friendly and can be accessed in different formats by reading level. 
   Links to Georgia newspapers, both current and historic.
  Daily Access to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. 
Digital exam and career prep resources can help students and users be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson's, a world-leading educational provider.

 Provides career information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The profiles featured cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the current decade.
   Primary source databases
   Databases to use as sources of statistics.
  Medline includes bibliographic information for articles from academic journals covering medicinenursingpharmacydentistryveterinary medicine, and health care, and much of the literature in biology and biochemistry, as well as fields such as molecular evolutionIt is compiled by the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM).


Whatever you teach, whatever your students want to explore, BrainPOP is a launchpad for curiosity.

Reliable Debate website with current subjects
 New York Times reporting on current debate topics
Points of View Reference Center contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue. This database provides content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills. 

For the Georgia Statewide databases password please email Ms. Roohi