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ROAR for 01/17/2017

Provided to you by NovelNY, GALE Kids InfoBits is a K-5 research database that includes images, magazine articles and news sources.  Major topics include geography, current events, arts, science, health, people, government, history and sports.  This is a wonderful introduction to database navigation for elementary school learners and lower level middle school students.  In addition to K-5 this is a great tool to use by secondary teachers/librarians to find articles and informational text written at a lower level on the topics that are needed.

 

·         The responsive design includes a visual browse by topic feature, a search by keyword and an advanced search functions.  

·         Google Classroom and Microsoft Office 365 integration for teachers and students to share content. 

·         Text to Speak technology for read to me feature

·         Translation to over 20 different languages

·         Educator Resources available (from the More menu)