Southwestern  School Library

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Technology Corner


This Prezi web link will assist students in creating a Prezi Presentation for any assignment.


http://prezi.com/your/


Creative Commons:

http://search.creativecommons.org/


Paper Writing Tool (great resource for typing papers with citations):

https://www.perrla.com/


Poster My Wall (great for creating posters or school assignments)

www.postermywall.com


Research Help




This Gale Researching Database link has two researching sites. "Student Resources in Context" & "Kids InfoBits" are made available to all for doing school researching projects. The site also includes an EasyBib link for correctly citing sources and a link to the Library of Congress web page.


http://www.galepages.com/southwestmhs

For Elementary Students

Spelling Help: http://mathwire.com/


Math: http://mathwire.com/


Google for Kids: http://google-for-kids.com/


Whoos Reading: (Reading & Writing Comprehension)  www.whoosreading.org

Reading Guidance


Dewey Decimal System

http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/about/dewey.html


Non-Fiction Reading

newsela.com




Parent Tutorial

Homeworkaholic Online:



Homework Help



Math Help: http://youtu.be/EjnteJVGzh0


Test taking help:

This link will help students study for the ACT and other tests:


http://www.4tests.com/exams/examdetail.asp?eid=13


Encyclopedia Britannica Online: 

http://www.britannica.com/


Noodle Tools Online (writing tool): 

www.noodletools.com


ReadWriteThink: http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/?grade=0&strand=0&engagement=0


Discovery Educationhttp://www.discoveryeducation.com/


State  & Local Library Links


Brighton Memorial Public Library: http://www.brightonpubliclibrary.org/


Abdo Digital Books
  (username: SW District E-Books)
   (password: PiasaBirds)