District Learning Links
BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
BrainPOP Jr. provides curriculum-based content geared specifically for K-3 students. The site offers a growing library of movies and interactive features across six subjects: science, health, writing, reading, social studies, and math.
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The CultureGrams series is one of the most trusted and widely used cultural reference and curriculum products in the education, government, and non-profit arenas. (Grades K-12)
Offers a wide variety of free family resources that you can trust to provide high quality, relevant material for you and your children. (Grades K-12)
EBSCO Host offers a large and comprehensive online Web-based list of Learning resources. (Grades K-12)
Select the appropriate grade level from the menu in "Choose Grade" in the top left.
Interactive Math Tools from Envision Math
Global Issues in Context ties together sources to present a rich analysis of issues - social, political, military, economic, environmental, science related, health related, cultural - and headlines in world hot spots. It provides information seekers with a framework to better understand 21st-century issues and events while highlighting global connections and the interdependence of all nations. (Grades 6-12)
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. (Grades K-12)
Offering outstanding primary and secondary history sources combined with the media-rich selections that today’s users demand,U.S. History In Context delivers the best titles from Macmillan, Scribner, and other world-class sources. Students will find comprehensive coverage of the most-studied topics, from the arrival of Vikings in North America 1,000 years ago to Vietnam, Watergate, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. (Grades 6-12)
Combining outstanding primary and secondary historical sources with great multimedia, World History In Context reaches back nearly 5,000 years to chronicle the rise and fall of cultures and societies across all continents and eras. Rare primary sources combine with reliable references to put content into context for every learner. (Grades 6-12)
A Suite of Free Productivity Tools for Classroom Collaboration
With our goal to continuously increase student performance, the Fairbanks Northstar Borough School District, offers all students an online resource –CompassLearning Odyssey – that helps them grow their skills in math. This resource provides instruction through engaging lessons geared to the level each student needs.
Khan Academy (students will log in through Clever) offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard to help students study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Khan Academy offers material in math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.
Free online help from real tutors for Alaskan students in grades K-12, and intro level college students, seven days a week from 1PM to 10 PM Alaska Time.
Ebook portal for elementary, non-fiction books. Login using your s# or f# and password or ask your library associate for the generic school login. The Ebooks may be found when searching in the Destiny catalog. (Grade K-12)
NoodleTools Integrates tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document. archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing. (Grades 3-12)
Novelist is a database of reading recommendation, both fiction and nonfiction, for ages 0-adult. It includes book reviews and series information.
Novelist K-8 is a database of reading recommendations, both fiction and nonfiction, for grades K-8. This includes book reviews, series information and Common Core connections.
Ebook portal with a mix of fiction & non-fiction books. Includes Gale Virtual Reference Library. Use your s# or f# and password to read online or checkout books; most may be downloaded to your digital devices. Available to all students and staff districtwide.
More than 100 reference titles and 50,000 in depth scholarly entries from the Oxford Companion series. Also includes the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
The Emergent Reader Research Solution (Grades K-6)
This cloud-based intervention efficiently applies the research-based Read Naturally Strategy to accelerate reading achievement. Visual and auditory prompts guide students through the motivating steps to develop fluency and phonics skills, support comprehension, and improve vocabulary.
Renaissance Learning is a world leader in cloud-based assessment, teaching, and learning solutions.
Sign in portal to the district's elementary language arts program.
A portal for exploring children's and young adult books and their authors. Includes video clips of authors' comments and short readings of their works as well as links to additional teaching guides and classroom activities. (Grades K-12)
See how you can use TeachingBooks.net to support your reading and library activities.
With comprehensive curricular support and self-help tools on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health and much more, Rosen Teen Health & Wellness is an instant, online support network secondary students can always turn to. Developed as a resource for teens to find comfort and knowledge regarding their unique personal concerns, Rosen Teen Health & Wellness draws on Rosen’s award-winning series, including Coping, Need to Know and others. (Grades 7-12)
Your StoryTown online support.
This database is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to read beyond the picture book collection in the TumbleBookLibrary. (Grades 3-6)
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. (Grades K-6)
For students in grades 3-8 who are enrolled in a writing or computer exploration course. Get the most out of your keyboarding with this practice program (students will log in through Clever).
World Book provides core reference collections; documents, selections, online reference books in major subject areas at the World Book Online Reference Center. (Grades PreK-12)