FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
BookFlix is a digital, early literacy tool from Scholastic that pairs a picture book story with a factual book on the same subject. "The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts." (Scholastic)
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TumbleBook Library provides animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book (and some classics) which you can read, or have read to you.
Download the TumbleBook Library app from your device app store. Click here to browse the collection.
FOR ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, HIGH SCHOOL, and ADULT LEARNERS
Vetted, credentialed tutors provide online, individualized, live tutoring in over 40 subject areas from 12 Noon to 12 Midnight every day. Students with no Internet connection at home have access through their public library.
Tutor.com is an equalizer, a tool that gives every student, regardless of his or her economic condition, the opportunity to be successsful. Adults will also appreciate Tutor.com's resources for career development and business topics. Witha 24-hour turnaround time, the drop-off resume writing service will be essential to many job seekers.
Whether your dream is improving your grades, acing an exam, graduating High School, attending college, or finding a job, Tutor.com will help you achieve your goals. Tutor.com provides homework help for K-12th grade, intro-level college, adult learners and job seekers.
- Support in over 40 subjects and test prep areas
- One-to-one, on-demand homework help and tutoring
- The Princeton Review SAT/ACT essentials test prep
- Self-study tools such as practice quizzes and flashcards
- Fully vetted educational and job search resources
LearningExpress Library is provided through the Michigan eLibrary and offers free access to skill building School Center, College Admissions Test Preparation, High School Equivalency Center, Career Preparation, Resume Services, and Adult Core Skills.
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Mango Languages is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication in over 70 world languages. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango Languages makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective. The system is completely web-based and remotely accessible, so you can learn anywhere you have an internet connection. As you listen to and repeat after native speakers, you'll learn more than just words and phrases. You’ll learn how those pieces can be rearranged and combined to make new thoughts, new conversations, and even more practical communication! Language options include more than you can shake a stick at. You can even learn to speak Pirate. Inglés Para Hablantes De Español.
Download the Mango Languages app from your device app store. Click here to browse the collection.
Learn: Are you looking for help with school work or finding a new book to read? Find it here. We have fast, reliable online resources for homework and classroom activities.
Reliable, quality information is available from home with just a few clicks. Students from elementary through high school will find resources to help them write essays and research papers and complete homework assignments. Includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, and novels and essays. Tools include translation for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality.
- eBook Collections in MeL
The eBooks K-8 Collection includes beginner cookbooks, craft books, alphabet books, Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Big Nate series, and a wide range of students’ favorite sports’ team, just to name a few. The eBooks High School collection has Illustrated Classics, Orca series, sports’ collections, biographies, history books, STEM books, do-it-yourself projects, and over 1,200 young adult fiction titles. Be sure to explore the eBooks Academic, eBooks Business, and eBooks Public Library collections as well.
Find bite-sized pieces of content for your K-2 learners. All types of animals are covered as well as habitats, animal behavior, and dinosaurs. The social studies area covers topics ranging from “Being a Good Citizen” to continents and countries and “Jobs in the Community” to “People and the Environment” and transportation. Short videos and activity sheets are also available so learners can be active participants from home.
Students in grades PreK-3 can follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world. Share their love of colors, numbers, game, and other fun things. Come inside for stories and pictures!
Students in grades Pre K-5 will find easy-to-read content in addition to hundreds of activities, science projects and experiments.
FREE ONLINE RESOURCES
Kahn Academy offers free online courses, lessons, and practice in Math, Science, Reading, and more.
Click here to access Kahn Academy.