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BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts.
Specialized Britannica Recorded Webinars
Visual Literacy Strategies - (52:34) explore how to develop students' visual literacy skills through images, maps, timelines, diagrams, and other graphical items using Britannica School.
Britannica School - ELA in Focus (50:30)
Britannica School - High School (49:44)
eBooks and Audiobooks Support Center - User guides, help sheets, and video tutorials for EBSCO resources with instructions for iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows devices.
TIP: Click on “Education” in the “Browse Category” section to have access to over 1,000 teacher professional development eBooks!
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Basic Search and Homepage Features Video (4:06)
Menu Tabs Video (4:16)
Search Results Video (1:53)
Videos - InfoTrac databases
Advanced Search (2:06)
Publication Search (2:06)
Subject Search (1:13)
Topic Finder (2:26)
Videos - Opposing Viewpoints:
Search Results (2:01)
Topic Pages and Documents (3:29)
Where to Start When You Need a Research Topic (3:29)
Narrowing Your Research Topic and Searching for Sources (5:00)
Research in Context
Videos - Research in Context
Topic Pages and Documents (4:33)
Where to Start When You Need a Research Topic (4:46)
Narrowing Your Research Topic and Searching for Sources (6:15)
Videos - 2015, eight short videos showing how to find books in these areas: Match a Unit of Study, Historical Events, Picture Book Extenders, Read-alikes, Reading and Writing Concepts, Narrative Nonfiction for Young Readers, Right books using Lexiles, and NoveList for schools.
Early World of Learning:
Video Overview - Early World of Learning (14:37)
Enciclopedia Estudantil Hallazgos (Spanish version of World Book for Kids):
Video Overview - Hallazgos (6:59)
World Book for Kids:
Videos - includes 9 video tutorials on how to use World Book for Kids