Academic Search Premier
Full text for scholarly and academic magazines and periodicals - covering nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Conduct research for your next term paper. Discover in-depth articles on hundreds of subjects.
Amazing Educational Resources
A huge database of resources (lesson plans, activities, videos, etc.) covering a wide variety of topics, from Spanish to Biology.
CDC: Back to School Planning
Checklists to help caregivers prepare for in-person, hybrid, and virtual learning situations.
Common Core Works
Partners with teachers to provide roadmaps for learning from home and homeschooling. Various ages.
Complete range of citation and full-text reference content available from the EBSCO publishing company. Individual database services are also listed separately. This 4-min. Flash video provides instructions for basic searching. Select a single database for searching. Search multiple EBSCOhost resources at once. See what’s available from EBSCO.
A huge free collection of lesson plans, activities, and other resources for teachers and homeschooling parents.
Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.
Features a variety of learning resources and educational games for different grade levels and topics.
Google Classroom Tech Tutorial
Short video tutorial about Google Classroom.
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Google Tech Toolkit
A more comprehensive set of tutorials for families and guardians about google tools.
Biography Reference Bank
Virtually every course of study — from history to science to literature — is ultimately tied to the study of people. Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
The Homeschool Mom
Popular homeschooling website with access to various resources, such as lesson plans and activities.
Free, online lessons on a wide variety of topics, from math and science, to art history and life skills. Available for all ages.
Kids InfoBits is content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use. and features age-appropriate, reliable, and perfect for today's young learners. Its curriculum-related content covers a broad range of educational topics via a modern, graphical interface. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching. Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research – and makes it fun!
Lynda - Online Courses
With your Bexley Public Library card you can access thousands of free, online courses from experts on such topics as business, web development, information technology, job searching, photography and more through Lynda, an award-winning online education service. After you've logged in with your library card number and PIN, you will be prompted to create an account with Lynda.com. You'll use this profile to create playlists, manage your course history, keep notes, and track your Certificates of Completion.
Method Test Prep | ACT & SAT
Designed to work seamlessly with students' unique learning styles and busy schedules, Method Test Prep's ACT and SAT prep programs help students raise their ACT scores an average of three points and their SAT scores an average of 150 points. Diagnostic evaluations, lessons, quizzes, and full-length exams help students strategically navigate the SAT and ACT by focusing on both content and test-taking techniques. Students also build their fundamental reading comprehension, grammar, and math skills.
Ohio Department of Education | Learning Standards
Direct link to the Ohio Department of Education learning standards (as well as their own collected resources).
Ohio Department of Education | Parent & Caregiver Resources
Resources provided by the Ohio Department of Education to support remote learning. Includes instructional websites, tips and resources to support learning, and community services
Ohio Department of Health Resources | Parents and Families
Information for parents and families that includes activity ideas by age group.
PBS Crash Course
A collection of videos and other media designed to give a succinct overview of a variety of topics.
Allows students to make flash cards and play learning games to help solidify various concepts. Also allows students to browse other students’ resources.
Scholastic has collated a number of free resources for families learning from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Smithsonian Learning Lab
The Smithsonian has collected numerous resources related to their various museums and have them available for use.
A well-known and effective K-3 math and reading resource with games and other activities.
\Lets you build a lesson around any TED talk, TED-Ed resource, or YouTube video. You can also find and use existing lessons on a variety of topics. A great resource for any teacher, homeschooler, parent, or student.
Features a collection of virtual field trip links, such as the White House, the International Space Station, and more.
Today Show Parenting Guides
Tons of resources for homeschooling, homework help and beyond for a variety of age ranges.
Wide Open School
Free, collection of online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors of Common Sense. Available for all ages.
World Book Early World of Learning
Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades. "Trek's Travels" offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more. "Welcome to Reading" develops and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. "Know It" offers a richly visual first encyclopedia.
World Book Kids
Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles selected for appeal and curricular standards, with teacher guides, provide instructions and stimulating ways to use content in the classroom setting or for homework. World Book Kids is designed especially for younger users, English-language learners, and reluctant readers. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read content, bright colors, and a graphical design.
World Book Online
Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work. For more information, view this Ten Minute Tutor from the State Library of Ohio. Tailored for the needs and skills of older students, World Book Advanced integrates primary and secondary source databases in a single search.
World Book Student
Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. World Book Student is also optimized for tablets for the ultimate mobile research experience.
Resources compiled by Understood.org, a free online resource that seeks to empower parents of children who have learning and attention issues.
Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects. In this digital resource, hundreds of titles can be searched at once, opening up new pathways across subjects. Students can use Very Short Introductions to con sider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular subject. Teachers and other educators can assign chapters, or whole books to students. Adult learners can also gain new insights through an introduction to a topic.