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Title and LinkPurposeGrade
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Reading/Writing:
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Aesop's FablesThis interactive book is presented by the Library of Congress. It is adapted from the book “The Aesop for Children: with Pictures by Milo Winter.K-2
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Authors EverywhereOffers writing workshop videos from authors3-6
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EPIC BooksFree for all until 6/30/20K-6
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International Children's Digital LibraryA digital library of outstanding children's books from around the world that to support the world's children in becoming effective members of the global communityK-6
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Jarrett J. Krosoczka (author & illustrator)YouTube channel for New York Times-bestselling author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Everything from the Punk Farm picture books to the Lunch Lady graphic novels.2+
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Just Books Read AloudResource to easily and simply listen to a great collection of children's books.
No mention of Copyright permission is provided.
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Lauren Tarshis (author)Author Lauren Tarshis will read aloud from one of her books each day3-6
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Kate Messner (author)First chapter and picture book read alouds (with publisher permission) as well as drawing and writing mini-lessons.K-8
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Project Gutenberg45,000 free out of copyright ebooks and audiobooks8+
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Scholastic Learning Resource CenterCross-curricular journeys
Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers.
K-6+
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Storyline OnlineBooks read aloud by celebrities
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TimeforKidsNonfiction textK-6
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Unite for LiteracyUnite online library provides free access to more than 400 original picture books, one fourth of them written in Spanish. The digital books provide audio narrations in more than 40 languages, spoken by native speakers in warm, expressive voices. The languages of narration include indigenous and endangered languages along with languages most widely spoken in the US.K-3
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WonderopolisMulti-disciplinary content
Intriguing questions explored it in a variety of ways
K-12
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BPS School LibrariesAccess ebooks via library catalog, no special devices or software required. Additionally, TumbleBooks ebooks available K-3.
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BPS HS Library
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BPS MS Library
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Hampden Meadows Library
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Nayatt Library
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Primrose Hill Library
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Sowams Library
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Science:
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A - Z AnimalsComprehensive and authoritative resource for animal informationK-3
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RaisingDragonsSTEAM activities for children ages 3-8K-3
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San Diego ZooAnimal information and teaching curriculum guides.K-3
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Seaworld AnimalsIn-depth look at animals all over the world, including information about their habitats, dietary habits, scientific classification and more.K-12
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Math:
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ArcademicsFun Online Math GamesK-6
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FundamentalsFluency building games to support a conceptual understanding of the basic facts.
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Greg Tang Math Challenges
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Middle School Math Games
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ProdigyVideo game with embedded math1-8
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Supporting Mathematical Thinking at HomeMath games to play at home!
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Multidisciplinary:
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Fluency & FitnessFree to families for 21 days. Review reading and math skills with a movement break.K-2
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Art, Music, Fun:
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AutodrawAutoDraw is a new kind of drawing tool that pairs the magic of machine learning with drawings from talented artists to help everyone create anything visual, fast.K+
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Creative Drawing with Jarrett LernerFinish the comics3+
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CSM Movement apps, games, and websitesMovement Apps and Games
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Drawing Classes with Mo Willems on MondaysK-3
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Emily ArrowMusic and mindfulnessK-1
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Go NoodleMovement and mindfulness videosK-3
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KiddleSafe visual search engine for kidsK-5
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KidRexSafe search for kidsK-5
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Kid SearchSafe search for kidsK-5
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PBS KidsPBS KIDS has a variety of free resources to support families:
The PBS KIDS Video app is available on mobile, tablet, and connected TV devices and offers on-demand educational videos, and a live stream of the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel.
The PBS KIDS Games app has nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere.
K-3
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Playwork GamesPlayworks - While we join other organizations in changing the way we work for the coming weeks, there is one other thing we are putting in place that we hope will help families whose children are at home and the teachers scrambling to provide online classes. We'll be highlighting a series of Playworks games on our social media channels in the coming weeks. These will be games that can be played at home with a small number of children or larger groups in schools that are open. Follow along using #PlayworksAtHome and #PlayAtHome.K-5
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SketchpadFree online drawing application for all ages. Create digital artwork to share online and export to popular image formats JPEG, PNG, SVG, and PDF.
Sketchpad is a great addition to any Google Classroom lesson.
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15 Broadway Musicals you can watch from home3+
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18 Best Podcasts - For K-12 studentsAll
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Virtual Trips
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CSM Virtual Field Trip Apps and WebsitesApps and resources to take virtual field tripsAll
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Discovery Education Field TripsEach no-cost Virtual Field Trip comes with a companion guide packed with standards-aligned, hands-on learning activities.All
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Famous Museums Virtual ToursFamous museums virtual tours
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National Park Virtual Field TripsAll
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https://totallythebomb.com/heres-33-national-park-tours-you-can-take-virtually-from-the-comfort-of-your-home
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Resources Links From RI Office of Library and Information Services
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RI Office of LIbrary and Information ServicesOnline Learning & Other Resources Guide by age group or topicAll
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Resources Shared By RI Healthy School's Coalition
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https://watch.lesmillsondemand.com/at-home-workoutsGPYMCA At-Home Workouts (by LESMILLS)
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https://zoom.us/j/5427806063?status=successCenter for Resilience Daily Mindfulness Sessions at 8:00pm
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https://openphysed.org/activeschools/activehomeOnline Physical Education Network (OPEN)
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https://www.bokskids.org/enroll-school/boks-burst-weekly/BOKS Bursts activities
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https://www.playworks.org/new-england/2020/03/13/stuck-at-home-you-can-still-play/Playworks Games to Play at Home
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https://www.skillastics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-Physical-Activity-Suggestions-Skillastics.pdfSkilltastics Family Fitness Calendar (English and Spanish)
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https://web.uri.edu/snaped/videos/URI Snap-Ed cooking videos
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https://www.storylineonline.net/?fbclid=IwAR01PkDX2NEI9rGXQQV0tema6yXr2bt3YhdTtotHNmYwTkOfm1spRz9XWd0Story reading online for young children
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https://ready4k.parentpowered.com/covid.htmlIn response to the unprecedented number of schools, preschools, and child care providers that have closed due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19),we are making Ready4K, our virtual parenting curriculum and family engagement tool, free for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. Ready4K is an evidence-based whole child curriculum that offers fun facts and at-home learning activity ideas for children ages 0-9, all delivered via text message. Implementation is quick and easy, so all of your families can start getting activities within a week.Ages 0-9
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Barrington High School Resources
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Barrington High School Library Website!Gateway to amazing research and learning resources

Reliable resources & reading adventures
9-12Research
Personal Learning
All curriculum areas and personal reading interests
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Ask a Librarian
Dr. Suzanne Costa, BHS Librarian
Email research, writing questions to Dr. Costa costas@barringtonschools.org

Reliable research & writing support
Reading recommendations
How-to access BHS & Barrington Public Library resource
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Personal Learning
All curriculum areas and personal reading interests
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Barrington High School Library Resources-BHS on the WebList of subscription databases - username and passwords -for student and faculty research

Scholarly, reliable, accurate information for research and personal learning
9-12Research
Personal Learning
All curriculum areas
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Gale eBooks

username & password bhsonline
Gale eBooks is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research created by BHS Librarian to support BHS curriculum9-12ResearchAll curriculum areas
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Proquest eBooks

students need to create individual accounts
Go to eBook Central - click SIGN IN (upper right corner of page)
Click Join eBook Central and create an account
eBook Central Proquest 33,000 ebooks – students must create individual accounts
Go to eBook Central - click SIGN IN (upper right corner of page)
Click Join eBook Central and create an account
9-12ResearchAll curriculum areas
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Gale World History In-Context

username & password bhsonline
Reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, primary sources, and images, maps and charts
from ancient Europe to Latin America to the Far East.
Over 1,800 primary sources, over 27 reference titles and more than 110 journals.
9-12ResearchSocial Studies
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Gale US History In-Context

username & password bhsonline
Over 4,000 historical (primary) documents, 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journals covering
U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.
9-12ResearchSocial Studies
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Proquest-Academic Search

LOG IN with the PROQUEST ACCOUNT username & password bhsonline
Proquest Includes 2,000 full-text newspapers, magazines, journals, and reference works updated daily.
Includes Providence Business News and NEW YORK TIMES!
9-12ResearchAll curriculum areas
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JSTOR

LOG IN WITH username & password bhsonline
JSTOR is a trusted archive of important scholarly journals. JSTOR holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, some dating as far back as the 1600s.9-12ResearchSocial Studies
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Newsbank-Access World News & America's Historical Newspapers

username & password bhsonline
News articles and special reports covering social, economic, environment, government, sports, arts, people, health and science issues. Also hundreds of U.S. regional, national and international newspapers, wire services and broadcasts.

America’s Historical Newspapers from 1690
9-12ResearchSocial Studies
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Gale Opposing Viewpoints

username & password bhsonline
One-stop source for current information on social issues. Includes background information and viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.9-12ResearchAll curriculum areas
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BHS English Literary Criticism Resources- Comprehensive list created by BHS LibraryTo access scholarly English resources9-12Literary CriticismsEnglish
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eNotes

Students must create individual accounts
Use this link and when prompted for school code – use school code
barrington-high
Coverage of more than 30,000 literary works and authors, over 40,000 critical essays spanning decades of literary criticisms. Shakespeare collection featuring thousands of full-featured study guides to the plays and sonnets.9-12Research
Literary Criticisms
English
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Gale Literature Resource Center

username and password bhsonline
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. More than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.9-12Research
Literary Criticisms
English
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BHS Science Resource - Comprehensive List created by BHS LibraryTo access scholarly Science resources9-12ResearchScience
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Today's Science

username and password bhsonline
Concise articles and reports on current scientific developments bridging the gap between the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today9-12ResearchScience
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Gale Science In-Context

username and password bhsonline
Experiments, biographies, illustrations, and latest scientific developments from over 200 magazines,
academic journals and links to web sites.
9-12ResearchScience
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AAAS Science

At home limited text availability
IP authentication
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an American international non-profit organization with the stated goals of promoting cooperation among scientists, defending scientific freedom, encouraging scientific responsibility, and supporting scientific education and science outreach for the betterment of all humanity9-12Research
Scientific Information
Science
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National Geographic Archives

username is costas@barringtonschools.org
password is Bhsonline2017
Complete online archive of National Geographic magazines: articles, photographs and maps since 1888.9-12Research
Personal Interst
Science
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National Geographic

username is costas@barringtonschools.org
password is Bhsonline2017
A world leader in geography, cartography and exploration.9-12Research
Personal Interest
Science
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Science News

username is costas@barringtonschools.org
password is bhsonline2017
Science News was founded in 1921 as an independent, nonprofit source of accurate information on the latest news of science, medicine and technology. Today, its mission remains the same: to empower people to evaluate the news and the world around them. It is published by Society for Science & the Public9-12Research
Scientific Information
Science
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