Check Out These Wonderful Resources!
So many eBooks, games, activities, and learning opportunities await!
ALES Media Catalog
Students may access the Media Catalog through the My eCLASS Student Portal by clicking on the Media Catalog icon. Students should then log in to the Media Catalog using their portal username and password. When logged in, students can access the large collection of eBooks, see which books they have checked out, and have the ability to build a list of books they are interested in reading.
NOTE: Look for the Learning Links section for videos and documents to show how to place books on Hold.
Online Research Library
The Online Research Library provides students with accurate, up-to-date, age appropriate information that supports the curriculum. Students can do research, learn about science and history, and enjoy a variety of stories. Many of these databases have eBooks, videos, games, can be translated into other languages, and have a read-to-me feature. Students have access through the My eCLASS Student Portal.
Tumblebooks offers an awesome selection of picture and chapter books. The Read-to-Me feature is so helpful for beginning readers. It also provides reading in Spanish, Nonfiction selections, National Geographic videos, comprehension quizzes for the books read, and games and puzzles. The Tumblebooks Library can be accessed through the Online Research Library located in the My eCLASS Student Portal.
Sora is a new reading app for students, by OverDrive. Through SORA you can borrow so many different ebooks and audiobooks! SORA can be easily accessed from the ALES eClass Homepage. Scroll down to locate the button link to get started.