An engaging online literacy resource that pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with related non-fiction ebooks from Scholastic. BookFlix was created for students that are pre-kindergarten through grade 3. BookFlix consists of the following:• 100 fiction/non-fiction pairs build background knowledge and introduce content-area information.• Spanish language versions of 30 pairs offer first language support.• Read-along option for both fiction and non-fiction develops listening and reading comprehension.• Interactive educational games informally assess learning.• Narrated definitions and text build vocabulary and support early readers.• Author biographies introduce children to favorite writers.• Safe, age-appropriate Web links extend learning on high-interest topics.• Educator resources, including lesson plans and correlations, support teachers, librarians, and parents. Each BookFlix pair matches classic fictional video storybooks with top-quality high-interest non-fiction ebooks to reinforce early reading skills and develop essential real-world knowledge and understanding. With the power of multimedia, BookFlix offers a thoroughly engaging reading and learning environment
The Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Offers quick access to reference articles and media resources for a visually rich research experience. The Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia is written for upper middle school through high school students.
TrueFlix™ is more than just e-books. TrueFlix consists of the following:• 47 e-books/flipbooks• 47 videos• 375+ articles from Grolier Online• 350+ vetted weblinks• Primary Source documents, works of fiction, poems, maps/charts, etc. for each title• 47 lesson plans• 47 project ideas• 47 “Show What You Know” quizzes (10 multiple choice questions per title)• 47 word match games• 2 open ended questions per title for the teacher to use to encourage classroom discussion• Read-Aloud technology• Curriculum correlations for each title TrueFlix™ has been described by some of our customers as “e-books on steroids”. It is the only online resource that leverages the award winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process. TrueFlix™ will be updated every year with at least 12 additional True Books and the related scaffolding. In the next school year (2011 – 2012), we will be adding 24 additional TrueFlix™.
Grades 6-9 FreedomFlix includes:~ Dynamic e-books with embedded popups and a read-aloud option~ Engaging videos that build on the “living history” theme
The Encyclopedia Americana
Our largest general reference resource. The Encyclopedia Americana serves the needs of high schools students through adult.
The New Book of Knowledge
Our general reference resource for students in grades 3 through 8. The New Book of Knowledge is an easy to use resource that helps students gain access to a wide range of topics.
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre
The comprehensive research tool for Spanish speakers and beginning/intermediate students of Spanish.
The New Book of Popular Science
Provides the latest in-depth science, health, and technology research and news for students in grade 6 and above.