Please use our databases with your children or for yourself. They offer a world of reading and learning opportunities.
Click on the links to access the sites. Each of our subscription databases are accessible using the username and passwords that I have provided to you (we are not allowed to post them). If you do not have the login information please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PS 32 Destiny Online Library Catalog
You can search our complete collection of books 24/7 via this link. (Our library catalog is currently accessible without a username and password, but Destiny Quest requires a username and password)
To access our collection of eBooks, click here.
Database Media Central: Through the MyLibraryNYC program we now have online and free access to the databases of both the BPL and the NYPL. (Teachers now have access as they have received their new educator library cards. Students will be able to access the databases using the universal Barcode and PIN that was sent home.)
VoiceThread: All of the VoiceThread K-12 Products use Ed.VoiceThread, a secure and accountable environment found at ed.voicethread.com. It’s a web-based communications network built specifically for K-12 Students and Educators. Click on the image to to the left to go to our VoiceThread homepage and watch the VoiceThread that I created that explains how to login. Each student and staff teacher has an assigned username and password.
Here you can go directly to the VoiceThread on How Oliver Olson Changed the World.
BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
EBSCOhost is the world’s most-used reference resource. It is a search experience designed to cater to user needs and preferences at every level of research.
Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. Best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content as well as its intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, the company creates and maintains more than 600 databases that are published online, in print, as eBooks and in microform.
Grolier Online is a one-stop resource for online encyclopedias and reference resources. You may be familiar with the print versions of these resources: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and The New Book of Knowledge. It also has a general audience portal called Grolier Online Passport and one for kids called Grolier Online Kids.
PebbleGo Animal Database
Capstone Press, a nationally recognized content-area publisher, is proud to introduce the only database available for the youngest of researchers. Designed to give the emergent reader the opportunity to acquire knowledge by using and developing their multimodal literacy, PebbleGo integrates content curriculum, early literacy skills, and information literacy skills.
TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books. Their online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
TumbleBooks Library is an online subscription collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. There are also novels, graphic novels, and nonfiction books.