Americanliterature.com links to hundreds of complete works including novels, short stories, and poems.
BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Includes short video clips, activities, and various testing options.
Canadians Adaptation of Shakespeare Project
CASP contains a wealth of material that relates to all things Shakespearean including multimedia files; a huge amount of special resources, including documents, books, scholarly articles, reviews, images, and the like; a literacy video game and perhaps the most comprehensive and intensely multi-mediated study guide of Romeo and Juliet ever created.
Edutopia is an educational website and magazine that was created by filmmaker George Lucas after he founded the George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) in 1991. The non-profit organization was formed as an effort to spread exemplary educational practices for grades K-12 throughout the country via various media such as books, documentary films, and the Internet.
HRVH provides access to historical materials from digital collections contributed by colleges, libraries, archives, historical societies, museums and cultural organizations from the following counties in New York State: Columbia, Greene, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, and Westchester.
Learn360 (Visit the library for a password to set up an account.)
Learn360 is an interactive media-on-demand service for the K-12 educational market that provides educators and students the power to meet and exceed 21st century educational expectations across all curriculums. Learn360 contains over 8,000 full videos from PBS, National Geographic, A&E Television Networks, Weston Woods, Sunburst Visual Media and many other K-12 content providers. Longer videos are clipped into approximately 40,000 shorter segments. There are also thousands of audio files, images and print resources. The content is searchable by keyword, subject, grade-level, format, state curriculum standards and more. A passkey can be obtained from the library if you would like to set up an account.
Browse free educational audiobooks, MP3 downloads, podcasts, and videos.
LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain. There are several options for listening. The first step is to get the mp3 or ogg files into your own computer:
The Foundation for the National Archives works in partnership with the National Archives to “open the stacks” of the Archives and enable millions of visitors to interact personally with the original records of our democracy through the National Archives Experience, filling the public spaces of its flagship building in Washington, D.C., with exciting exhibitions and varied learning opportunities.
PowerMediaPlus, educational media-on-demand for Teachers and by Teachers, blends standards-based multimedia with state-of-the-art curriculum integration tools in an unparalleled and affordable system. The rich media collection features all media types—3,300 videos; 23,000 core concept clips; 6,000 audio files, including speeches, audio books, and music; 25,000 educational photos, clip art images, and illustrations; and 5,000 print resources, as well as a databank of 15,000 quiz questions and 1,000 pre-made quizzes.
Email or visit the library for the key code to create a new account.
Shmoop is a digital textbook publisher, offering lively learning guides created by experts and educators. Writers come from Ph.D. and Masters programs at Stanford, Harvard, and Berkeley. Shmoop aims to make its readers better lovers of literature, history, poetry, civics, life….Subjects span from middle school to college levels, with an emphasis on high school curriculum. Shmoop’s mission: To make learning and writing fun and relevant for students in the digital age.
Show / A New Way to Look at the World
Learn about the world by changing the familiar map. Select a subject from the menu and watch the countries on the map change their size. Instead of land mass, the size of each country will represent the data for that subject --both its share of the total and absolute value.
TeacherTube provides an online community of instructional videos. These videos are not blocked. You can request to have your own videos or videos from Youtube to be downloaded to Teachertube.
TEDTalks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker "ideas worth spreading," talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic that the entire TED website has been reengineered around TEDTalks, with the goal of giving everyone on-demand access to the world's most inspiring voices.
Teaching Books.netTeaching Books is a diverse and constantly growing collection of multimedia k-12 book and author resources that integrates books throughout the curriculum.
Thinkfinity.org is the cornerstone of Verizon Foundation's literacy, education and technology initiatives. Our goal is to improve student achievement in traditional classroom settings and beyond by providing high-quality content and extensive professional development training.
TimeMaps: Atlas of World History
The TimeMaps: Atlas of World History can be navigated chronologically or geographically to show how each civilization, empire, and nation has developed, beginning with the origins of civilization in 3500 BC.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
Vital NY on Teacher's Domain
VITAL New York on Teachers’ Domain is a free digital media service for educational use, brought to you by the New York State public broadcasting stations and their partners. You’ll find thousands of media resources, support materials, and tools for classroom lessons, individualized learning programs, and teacher professional learning communities.