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Everfi: Education for the Real World

EverFi

 

EVERFI empowers teachers to bring critical skills education into their classrooms.  With digital lessons focused on topics like financial literacy, entrepreneurship, STEM exploration, and health & wellness, EVERFI helps schools and educators prepare their students to be successful in the real world.  Thanks to hundreds of partners who share this mission, EVERFI provides these resources to K-12 schools and students free of charge.

To sign up with EVERFI, please email everfi@ccld.us with your name, email address, what you would like to name your school, and how many children will be in your classroom.  We will setup your classroom and email you your class code that will be used to login into your classroom.  Once you receive your code, please use the following instructions to login to your account: Student Registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Explora-Elementary 

This interface is designed specifically for elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities.  This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials.  Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition, Primary Search, and Topic Overviews K-5.

 Explora-General Research and eBooks

This database is designed specifically for general research in a public library, graphically rich, and provides access to a wide range of materials.  

Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: High School and Middle School Editions, MasterFILE Premier, Newspaper Source, Science Reference Center, Topic Overviews Public Libraries, eBook Public Library Collection, Consumer Health Complete.

 Explora-High School

This database is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities, graphically rich, and provides access to age-appropriate materials.  

Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: High School and Middle School Editions, MAS Ultra-School Edition, Newspaper Source, Science Reference Center, Topic Overviews 6-12, eBook Public Library Collection, Consumer Health Complete, Middle Search Plus.

 Explora-Middle School 

This database is designed specifically for middle school students according to their needs and search abilities, with a graphically rich interface, and provides access to age-appropriate materials.

Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition, Middle Search Plus, Topic Overview 6-12, Science Reference Center, Newspaper Source.

 Explora Educators Edition 

Find more than 2,100 full text scholarly journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.  This collection provides focus on education by providing full text for over 500 high-quality education journals.  Explora provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards, and links to sites valuable for teachers.

Databases Searched: Academic Search Elite and Professional Development Collection.

Lynda.com

 

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, sotftware, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.  For 20 years, Lynda.com has helped students, leaders, IT, and design pros, project managers - anyone in any role - develop software, creative, business skills.  Now part of LlinkedIn, Lynda.com serve more than 10,000 organizations.  With tutorials in five languages, Lynda.com is a global platform for success.

 LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is designed to help people succeed on the tests they must pass to gain citizenship, improve their testing skills, or to further their career or education.  Over 300 online academic and licensing practice tests including: SAT, AGT, GRE, HiSET, LSAT, Advanced Placement, civil service, military, real estate, law enforcement, citizenship, TOEFL, ESL, and basic skills for elementary, middle and high school skills improvement, and so much more.  Test preparation materials span ages from elementary through adult.  This testing resource also provides instant scoring and customized feedback.