Recommended Resources

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=src_ic

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehk5

EBSCO Login: SouthsideM
Password: Please contact Mrs. Bridges.   
EBSCO resources are great for research. 
Please contact Mrs. Bridges if you need help with search strategies and/or citation. 
Just click the buttons above to begin exploring.

Finding Copyright Friendly Images:
Photos For Class (this one is the one I like the best for school projects)
Search for properly attributed Creative Commons photos for school.  Photos download with citation already on them.

Pics For Learning
Free, copyright-friendly images for education.

Wikimedia Commons
A "media file repository" of public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips).


Homework Help:
Ask Dr. Math:  Middle School Archive
Math Homework Help organized by category.

KidsClick!
A search engine and directory for kids created by librarians.

National Geography Bee - GeoBee Quiz
Practice for the bee with a new daily online geography quiz.

National Spelling Bee
Everything you need to know to prepare for the Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee!

Sweet Search
A search engine for students where every web site has been evaluated by research experts.

Wolfram Alpha
Wolfram Alpha is a computational knowledge engine.  Enter your question or calculation and Wolfram Alpha uses its "power" to compute the answer - - it's great for quick information!









Digital Footprints:
What Are Digital Footprints?
ChildSmart created this site that explains what a digital footprint is and how to have a positive digital footprint.

Digital Family Summit
The Digital Family Summit is a place where teens, tweens and parents at all levels of digital activity can come together to learn and grow as individuals, and as a family.

Creating Bibliographies Using Easy Bib:

Video Tutorial on Easy Bib Add On Tool


Sample Thinglink for Grade 8:
Harriet Tubman Conductor on the Underground Railroad