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HISD Digital Resources

Use the links below to find articles, primary source documents, photos and illustrations, timelines, maps, dictionaries, learning activities, research help, and more. These resources are available anywhere there is Internet access. Please see your librarian for access information to password protected sites.

netTrekker, d.i. - Educational search engine and more.  
Visual Thesaurus - Interactive dictionary and thesaurus with teacher resources.
Discovery Education - Educational videos, teacher resources, and more.

TumbleBooks - eBooks for young readers  "...an online collection of animated, talking picture books..." (from the TumbleBook Library website)

 TumbleBookCloudJR - eBooks collection for intermediate  and middle school-aged readers. "an online collection of eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection." (from the TumbleReadables website)

 

TumbleBookCloud - eBooks collection for the young adult reader. "an online collection of eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection." (from the TumbleReadables website)

 
Brain Pop, Brain Pop Jr., Brain Pop Español - Award-winning, standards-based, animated curricular content for students of all ages.
World Book Web - Gateway to the World Book Online encyclopedias and other products.

World Book Early World of Learning - Online books and educational games for early learners.

World Book Dramatic Learning - A teachers' resource with cross-curricular and standards based classroom plays and Reader's Theater to improve reading fluency with dramatic readings
World Book Kids - Online encyclopedia for students in lower grades; search for topics by subject or keywords.
World Book Student - Online encyclopedia for upper elementary and middle school students; search for topics by subject or keywords.
World Book Discover - Online encyclopedia for everyone; search for topics by subject or keywords, with a visual dictionary and other useful learning tools.
World Book Advanced - Online encyclopedia for high school students and adults.
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos - Spanish language online encyclopedia for elementary and middle school students.
World Book Gran Enciclopedia Hispanica - Spanish language online encyclopedia for high school students and adults.
EBSCO Host - Gateway to the EBSCO databases containing periodicals, magazines, and journals for all students and adults.
EBSCO Searchasaurus - Search magazines for lower grades by subject and keyword.
EBSCO Kids Search - Search magazines and other periodicals for middle and elementary grades by subject or keyword.  
EBSCO Student Research Center - Search magazines and other periodicals for grades 6 - 12 by subject or keyword.
EBSCO K-8 and High School e-Book Collection, NovelList and NoveList K-8 Plus, Points of View Reference Center, English Language Learner Reference Center, and Biography Center
Newsbank - Search numerous resources including local, national, and international news sources with Access World News, Student Edition, America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1922), Archive of Texas History, Dallas Morning News Historical Archive (1885-1977), Newsbank ScienceSource (1987-Current), and Newsbank Popular Periodicals (1992-Current).
Newsbank KidsPage - Elementary Resources for Homework and Research  
Connections for Kids - Activities for Students and Lesson Plans for Teachers
TCR Connections - Activities for Students and Lesson Plans for Teachers
AR (Accelerated Reader) - Includes the STAR Test and Accelerated Reader comprehension and vocabulary tests in Renaissance Place.
Digital Knowledge Central (DKC) -  ESC Region 20 website with more information and resources to use with many of the resources on this page.
San Antonio Public Library Home Page - Access the SAPL online catalog and other resources available through your public library membership.