Online Resources

iXL Logo IXL Math  IXL Math is the Web's most comprehensive math practice site. IXL provides unlimited questions in more than 2000 topics. 

eBook K-8 CollectionFree eBooks  K-8. Fiction and nonfiction books you can read online - for school and for fun.  Search for what you want.  Picture books, homework topics, languages learning.  Online help available too.  Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.

easybibEASYBIB  Easybib helps students format Works Cited pages for MLA, APA, Chicago styles. Students can save their Works Cited document in a one place. It allows students to print as word documents.


BRITANNICA SCHOOL  Unlimited access to Britannica School through MeL. Britannica is an extensive multimedia collection that correlates to curriculum standards and much more.   

FactMonFACT MONSTER Fact Monster allows free access to an online atlas, almanac, dictionary and encyclopedia.

IP_logoINFOPLEASE A free and respected reference for Internet users that provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and more.

Issues and controversies ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES       Information on today's most important controversial issues. See Mrs. Wesner for Login ID and Password for home.

Science OnlineSCIENCE ONLINE   Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.  See Mrs. Wesner for Login ID and Password for home.

Research in ContextSTUDENT RESEACH IN CONTEXT   Includes the most-studied topics for grades 6-8 - literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history.  Designed to develop learning skills to launch 6-8 graders into high school and beyond.

American HistoryAMERICAN HISTORY ONLINE  Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience. See Mrs. Wesner for Login ID and Password for home.

Opposing ViewpointsGALE OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS Features contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Continuously updated pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, tables/charts/graphs, and more. 

Gale LogoGALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of eBooks including encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. See Mrs. Wesner for Login ID and Password for home. Click Here to access MeL's subscription to Gale Virtual Reference Library.

ProConPROCON.ORG Procon provides information on diverse controversial topics with facts and quotations from thousands of experts. They also have a rating scale as to the credibility of each source.

MelMICHIGAN TEEN GATEWAY Full text articles from magazines, newspapers, and U.S. government documents are available through MeL. (Sirs Discoverer is frequently used with middle schoolers.) You will need your library card or a driver's license number to log in from home.

InfoTrac StudentINFOTRACK STUDENT EDITION  Gives access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. These articles are updated daily.

NEW YORK TIMES Provides national and international news, opinion and commentary. 



Scholastic Magazines

action magazineAction Scholastic Action Magazine is a language arts magazine that inspires readers with high-interest content. See Mrs. Wesner for classroom password. 

scope magazineScope Scholastic Scope Magazine allows you to meet the most important ELA objectives with engagin multi-genre content, rich skill-building support material, and thrilling videos. See Mrs. Wesner for classroom password. 

science worldScience World Scholastic Science World Magazine  uses science news stories to introduce essential biology, physics, Earth science, and chemistry concepts. See Mrs. Wesner for classroom password.

Upfront magazineUpfront Scholastic Upfront makes sense of what's going on in the world for your students, while connecting current events to your curriculum. See Mrs. Wesner for classroom password.

Images and Video

Photos for Class

PHOTOS FOR CLASS  Safe images that are available for educational purposes and include correct citations.



   DISCOVERY EDUCATION Students can use Discovery Streaming for free    
   videos and clipart for presentations. See Mrs. Wesner for Login ID and
   Password for home.

Career Resources

BridgesBRIDGES Career planning and information.

DreamExMY DREAM EXPLORER Career guidance tool for middle & high school students.

CCruising (1)CAREERCRUISING Career planning offering an online EDP