Reading, Research and Resources
Online Research Library and Media Catalog Tutorials
Media Catalog Basics: How to Find Books
Media Catalog: Searching for Websites
Online Research Library Introduction
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government Website
Britannica School Elementary Encyclopedia Online
PowerKnowledge Science Databases
Ebooks in EClass Portal for Teacher and Students
Ebooks in the GCPS EClass Portal
(14 minute overview for teachers and students)
Apps for E-books in the LCE and GCPL Collections
Accessing The Gwinnett County Public Library Online
Signing Up Students for Gwinnett County Public Library in GCPS Parent Portal
Parents, here's a video showing how you sign up through the GCPS Parent Portal
The Gwinnett County Public Library has Libby e-reader app, tutor.com and more that students can use when they have signed up for Branch Out (see instructions above.) Many students have already signed up.
Get Georgia Reading -- myOn Free digital books through July 2021
Click here to begin finding fun ebooks at MyOn to read!
School Name you will enter: Get Georgia Reading
Online Read Alouds
On your child's Student Portal page, click the Online Research Library tab to access BookFlix, Tumble Books, and other ebooks.
In addition, here are more FREE online read alouds:
A collection of picture books read aloud by famous actors and actresses.
Full read alouds AND author interviews, book trailers, Ready, Set, Draw, Nonfiction Kid Lit Minutes, KidLit MTV (books with music), and more!
Astronauts reading science themed books from the International Space Station.
A huge collection of books, fiction and nonfiction, quizzes, and educational videos for ages 0-12.
Fun read alouds, categorized by age or interests.
Author Kate Messner Shares Resources for Anywhere Learning
Author of All the Answers and the Ranger in Time series shares read alouds from herself and other authors, often including short lessons.
Actress Kathy Kinney has a collection of read alouds and activities.
Harper Kids Storytime Read Aloud
From HarperKids publishing, a collection of stories, including Pete the Cat!
A collection of over 100 online read alouds.
Author and Book Websites
These websites include printable activities, songs, online games, and often read alouds from your child's favorite authors!
Mo Willems- Pigeon Presents
Pete the Cat
Seussville- Dr. Seuss
Even More Authors and Illustrators!
Educational Extras and Homework Help!
Looking for a little extra learning while at home?
Scholastic Study Jams!
- A fun way to learn and review Science and Math!
12 Famous Museum Virtual Tours
Check out the Van Gogh Museum or the National Gallery of Art!
Draw Every Day with Jarrett J Krosoczka
Author and illustrator of Jedi Academy will go live at 2 p.m. each day with a new drawing lesson. Lessons will be archived so you can watch at a later time as well.
Facebook Live Drawing Session with Ben Clanton
Author of Narwhal and Jelly books will do two live sessions, March 18 at 11 a.m. PST and March 20 at 2 p.m. PST (note the time difference).
Arts & Crafts Tutorials LIVE from McHarper Manor
Live daily tutorials daily, M-F, at 1 p.m. ET. Includes a shopping list of supplies with Amazon links.
Scholastic Teaching Remotely- Day by Day Lessons
Day by day projects for families, sorted by grade level, to keep your child learning and reading while at home.
- Free digital magazine subscription.
A kid friendly explanation of coronavirus.
Music Lessons Online
Learn piano, guitar, or drums online!