Of course, BookFLIX and PebbleGO are wonderful listen-to-reading tools for our younger students, but both are quick research resources for all of our students. Throughout the year, the nonfiction materials in BookFLIX and the many available titles in PebbleGO support a number of students' projects.
Also supporting students' research needs were Britannica Online, MackinVia, and TrueFLIX. You can read about fourth and fifth grade students' projects and their use of databases HERE.
|3rd graders use Britannica Online to gather information for a project.|
A specific resource that we rely on for supporting videos is Learn360. We've watched everything from Franklin Loses a Book during our look at library expectations and book care with our K-2 students to The Curse of the Hope Diamond as fifth graders gained some background knowledge before the Iowa Children's Choice read aloud of Loot by Jude Watson. (You can read about the pre-reading activity HERE.)
As databases are updated and revised, we look forward to their continued use! Many projects await!