Brainfuse HelpNow – Offers personalized academic assistance in core subjects (math, reading, writing, Languages, science, and computer programming), practice tests for skills-building (including SAT preparation), and much more. Live tutoring is available in either English or Spanish from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM EST. Students may submit papers to HelpNow’s Writing Lab for expert assistance and feedback. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Explora Secondary Schools – Supports both student research and classroom instruction with age-appropriate content for middle and high school learners with an easy-to-use interface and great accessibility tools, including translation and text to sound.
Gale In Context: Elementary – Is an exciting resource designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five that includes educational and engaging videos, images, and magazines.
Just for Kids Access Video – Ad-free streaming videos for kids that are educational and entertaining. The videos include Sesame Street, Arthur, Reading Rainbow, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and many more.
Learning Express – Test preparation and skill building courses for all levels of students from elementary to graduate, including GED prep. Learning Express has a new look. Get an overview of the changes in our recent blog post. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
NoveList K-8 Plus– Find your next great read with this new database! Make sure you have your library card handy to enter your patron ID (the barcode number on your card) and get started discovering a new title! Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Storyline Online– Streams videos featuring acclaimed actors reading children’s books.
VPM Classroom – VPM has partnered with educators and non-profit organizations to create content that will keep students in grades 4-10 engaged in learning and inspired to discover more. Each show has been created and filmed by educators from their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. VPM Classroom is correlated with Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs).
Language Learning Resources
Pronunciator – A language learning application. Includes 150+ languages. All languages have child friendly lessons. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Rosetta Stone Library Solution – A language learning application that uses an immersion method of learning. Includes 28 languages. Find additional information and help here. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Transparent Language Online – An online language learning program offering over 80 languages. This program also has ESL programs for speakers of many other languages. In order to use Transparent Language Online, each patron needs to set up a username and password to track personal progress. A library card number is required to set this up. You may also sign in as a guest with only a library card.
Games & Learning Activities
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