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Online Resources

CULTUREGRAMS

The CultureGrams Online Database provides anytime access to the World, Kids, States, and Provinces editions, photo and slideshow galleries, videos, interviews, recipes, famous people biographies, and graphs and tables.  Log in with the user name "tisd" and the district's login password.  If you need that password, please contact the Help Desk at 215-6883 or helpdesk@tisd.org.

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA ONLINE

All students can use Britannica Online School Edition for its encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, and video resources. Encyclopedia Britannica has 3 levels: Elementary, Middle School, and High School. Students can log in with the user name "tisd" and the generic student password. If you need assistance with the password, contact the Technology Help Desk athelpdesk@tisd.org or 215-6883.

ENCICLOPEDIA UNIVERSAL EN ESPAÑOL

Enciclopedia Universal en Español offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Universal en Español for high school ages and up and Enciclopedia Juvenil for ages 6-12. Students can log in with the user name "tisd" and the generic student password. If you need assistance with the password, contact the Technology Help Desk at helpdesk@tisd.org or 215-6883.

ENCICLOPEDIA ESTUDIANTIL HALLAZGOS

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is a Spanish language reference tool for beginners. The site offers search and browse options, hands-on activities, The World of Animals, a Spanish visual dictionary, and bilingual features for switching between Spanish and English. Students can log in with the user name "tisd" and the generic student password. If you need assistance with the password, contact the Technology Help Desk athelpdesk@tisd.org or 215-6883.

KIDS INFOBITS

Kid Infobits is a K-5 curriculum-related research database.  Here you will find magazines for elementary students, citation tools, text translation into 12 different languages, reference content and much much more!

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS

On this site you will find the National Geographic Kids magaines from 2009-prsent, 200 National Geographic Kids books and 500 kid-friendly, downloadable images.  This site it great for 1st-5th grade students.

PEBBLEGO

Pebble Go is a great kid friendly resource for reasearch. There are four databases: Animals, Earth & Space, Biographies and Social Studies.