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Destiny Library Catalog
Destiny Library Catalog
https://mcpss.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?site=121&context=saas03_0139762

Discovery Education Resources
Discocery Education
http://mcpss.discoveryeducation.com/public:session/login?next=http%3A%2F%2Fmcpss%2Ediscoveryeducation%2Ecom

Reference
RefCheck
http://www.refdesk.com/

Reading
Mobile Public Library

Find books at your local public library.  They also have a growing collection of ebooks!

http://mplonline.org

All Readers

Detailed book reviews from many different genres.

http://allreaders.com

Book Adventure

You must create an account, but then you can take reading practice quizzes on books.  These are very similar to Accelerated Reader quizzes, but they are NOT exactly the same.

http://www.bookadventure.com/Home.aspx

Research
Alabama Virtual Library
The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources are available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state. For access to AVL from outside school, see your school librarian.
http://www.avl.lib.al.us

Merriam-Webster

Dictionary Reference

http://www.merriam-webster.com

Citation Machine

Provides templates for citing references using several writing styles, such as APA and MLA.

http://www.citationmachine.net

Easy Bib

EasyBib supports 6 new citation styles: AMA, ASA, Harvard, Chicago Author-Date, CSE and ACS.

http://www.easybib.com/

Copyright for Kids

What is copyright?  What are the basic do's and don'ts of copyright?

http://www.copyrightkids.org/

ALEX

Alabama Learning Exchange

http://alex.state.al.us/

Big Universe
Big Universe

Students can now use the award-winning website, Big Universe, to read books online.  Each student has their own username and password.  The students can use their computer username and password that they use at school to login to the computers to have access to thousands of free ebooks.  Many have Accelerated Reader quizzes.

http://www.biguniverse.com/member/signin/mcpss

AR Home Connect
AR Home Connect

Use your child's AR username and password to see their AR progress.  You can also sign up for email alerts to let you know when your child takes an AR test and the score they made on the test.

https://hosted240.renlearn.com/79853/HomeConnect/

Homework Help
Homework Alabama

Free online homework help. Get help in math, science, English, social studies or writing from a live tutor.  Tutors are available 3 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday.

http://homeworkalabama.org

Khan Academy

A library of over 3,800 videos on everything from math to chemistry, history, and hundreds of skills to practice.

http://www.khanacademy.org

AAA Math

A comprehensive set of of interactive arithmetic lessons with unlimited practive available of each topic.

 

http://www.aaamath.com

Discovery Education

Use your MCPSS computer username and password to access thousands of learning videos.

https://mcpss.discoveryeducation.com

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