NC Wise Owl is a educational resource. NC Wise Owl allows school students to have access to a collection of online resources for use in educational pursuits. NC Wise Owl offers Quality - Information that is reliable and appropriate for use in the K-12 education field. Safety - Using NC Wise Owl for online research places students in a safer, advertising-free environment with age-appropriate information and tools that assist students with the research process.
NC Wise Owl resources are available anywhere that Internet access is provided.Our school has access to NC Wise Owl for free. These resources include Britannica School, Citation Maker, K-8 eBooks,Newspaper Source Plus, Primary Search, PBS Videos, and so much more. Please take advantage of this great resource tool.The website is: http://www.ncwiseowl.org/If you are on campus you don't have to login in. If you are off campus you do have to login and the password is: ncwiseowl17 ( no spaces)
TouchCast -is an entirely new way to experience video. Embed web links, documents, pictures
and more into video presentations. Make video completely. Touchcast offers a full hands-on
Easy to use options
Content can be created online or through Touchcast App
Created content can be share via YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets.
Issues/Problems: Available only on iOS
Hoopla Digital- Lets users instantly borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7
with their library card. It also allows users to borrow hundreds of thousands of movies, full
music albums, and audiobooks. Hoopla is a revolutionary digital service made possible by your
Simple to access and use
No hassle of having to return the items you’ve borrowed
Web-based & App-based
App is available for iOS & android
You have to sign up for a library card at your local library first.
Not available at all libraries.
ProQuest SIRS® Discoverer® is a multidisciplinary database for elementary and middle school
learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas content sets such as current
events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.
Cost: Contact ProQuest Account manager to request pricing
All newspaper, magazine and reference content is 100% full text
Indexed from over 2,200 reliable, high-quality domestic and international sources.
9,000 educational web links, and reference materials such as the Compton’s by
Britannica encyclopedia and DK Eyewitness books.
User-friendly Advanced Search features
grade level reading
article read-aloud and language translation
age-appropriate article summaries
automatically generated citations
Issues/Problems: Only available via subscription