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- Employment Resources are available until April 30, 2014, to assist those who have lost jobs. Employment Resources
- Lexile levels of any Elementary or Middle school article on Britannica School can be found by clicking the Teacher tab in each article.
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School Edition (Britannica)
- four age-appropriate encyclopedias
- current magazine and journal articles
- Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate and Student Dictionaries and Thesauri (audio pronunciations)
- world atlas
- Learning Materials correlated to the Alabama State Standards
Free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment
- easy-to-use and graphically appealing
- Basic Search screen highlights Topics and includes the ability to search Images or Images/Videos
SIRS Discoverer (SIRS)
- interactive reference tool of full text articles, many with images, from 1,100 magazines for young readers
- resources include Spotlight of the Month topics, The World Almanac for Kids, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus and the Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia
Learning Zone (Britannica)
- interactive atlas
- online art activities
- interactive games and learning materials
- vocabulary builders
- graphic interface
- subject-based topic tree search
- full-text, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content
- current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports, etc.
- an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies
- Lexile limiters (reading level) make it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials
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