Student Resources

ONLINE RESOURCES: These online resources have school and home access available through Mississippi Bend AEA to help students with their homework. 

School Online Databases 2013-14

Iowa AEA Online is a virtual library that provides access to 13 web-based resources. Students and staff have access at school and home. Contact the school for Passwords to these databases.

 

 Note: High School and Elementary buildings have different logins and passwords. They must be used separately when in your buildings. The building logins are the same for home usage. The AEA9 is keeping track of usage by school building. 

 

To access most of these online databases bookmark this page: http://www.iowaaeaonline.org

Each individual link is also listed below. 

 

1. AEA Digital Library (grades PreK-12): Digital downloads for curriculum resources with a diverse collection of related videos and images. 

 

2. AP Images (grades K-12): AP Images offers access to Associated Press photos to be used to enhance curriculum and/or support multimedia productions. The Photo Archive is an electronic library containing the AP’s current photos and a selection of pictures since 1853. Each photo includes an informative caption with photo details. 

 

3. Atomic Learning (grades K-12): Atomic Learning is a training system for computer software applications. Includes access to over 50,000 tutorials. It covers all standard applications like Office and many popular K-12 applications.

 

4. Biography Reference Online (grades 7-12): Presents notable personalities from past to present. There is not a link available on the AEA website, but you can click this link to be directed to the site. 

 

5. BookFLIX (grades PreK-3): Fictional video storybooks paired with nonfiction e-books with a read-aloud feature. 

 

6. Britannica Digital Learning (PreK-12): ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA and reference materials, multimedia, and teaching resources. 

 

7. CultureGrams (grades K-12): DAILY LIFE & CULTURE History, customs and lifestyles of the worlds’ people. 

 

8. GALE – Cengage Learning (PreK-12): Full text magazines, newspapers, and reference books for teachers & students.

 

9. iCLIPART for Schools (PreK-12): iCLIPART for schools is a collection of over 2.5 million searchable clip art files, photos, images, fonts, and sounds that may be used in teacher/student created instructional materials such as newsletters, presentations, assignments, etc. Includes 3D and animation.

 

10. Issues and Controversies Facts on File (grades 7-12): Has in-depth and objective articles, exploring today’s controversial issues. It presents Pro/Con sides on issues. Needs to be accessed separately. Use the web address:
http://www.2facts.com/icof_home_feature.aspx 

 

11. LEARN360 (PreK-12): LEARN360 is a web-based digital delivery system for streaming and downloading video and audio files. It also has podcasts. 

 

12. SIRS Issues Reasearcher  (grades 9-12): SIRS {Social Issues Resource Series} is a database that contains articles from over 1,500 publications on topics such as health, history, science, global issues, and more. Pro/Con social issues are presented. 

 

13. Soundzabound (grades K-12): ROYALTY FREE MUSIC Perfect for podcasts, Power- Point™, videos, video yearbooks, digital storytelling and more!

 

 14Teaching Books (grades K-12): Includes thousands of resources about iction and nonfiction books that can be used for the integration of multimedia resources about the author and book into reading and library activities.

 

15. Teen Health & Wellness (grades 7-12): Provides information for teens on health, wellness, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, and more! 

 

16. True Flix (grades 3-6): Combines Scholastic True Books content with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, web links, and text.