Encyclopedia, multimedia, online books, and primary source databases, with research tools including dictionary, atlas, and local and country research guides, fully integrated in a single search, tailored for the needs and skills of students in grades 8 and 9 but licensed for grades 3 to 9
Individual accounts allow users to create and save their own content features, including research results from World Book and external sources, and citations
Specifically developed for students reading below grade level, contains engaging content and tools to draw students into curriculum-related topics and subjects relevant to older students. Includes articles, text-to-speech capabilities, learning and life skills activities, research tools, multimedia and interactive videos
Hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history; research tools, including: dictionary, atlas, local and country research guides; individual accounts, allowing users to create and save their own content features, including research results from World Book and external sources, and citations; tailored for the needs and skills of students in grades 8 and 9
Rédigés pour les élèves francophones du primaire, et pour les étudiants plus âgés pour qui le français est une langue seconde, les thèmes abordés dans L’Encyclopédie Découverte contiennent des articles intéressants accompagnés d’illustrations, de cartes, d’activités et de liens Internet.
Beginner’s Spanish language reference tool with editorial content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish includes:
Bilingual features allowing users to switch between Spanish and English content
Interactive tutorial covering online safety teaches students the critical thinking skills they need to apply to their online experiences. Topics covered include authenticating online information, recognizing online marketing ploys, protecting privacy and managing online relationships
Online edition also includes:
Information and tools to support students’ exploration into career and post-secondary opportunities allowing them to make more informed decisions about the future.
Canadian Post-Secondary Planner: A wealth of information on post-secondary opportunities across Canada based on personal preferences and saved high school plans with the ability to compare options side-by-side
Occupational Planner: Extensive information on occupations of interest and related opportunities from the four major post-secondary pathways with the ability to create individual accounts from school computers once given a school login and password
Job Finder: Real-world job postings that relate to occupations of interest
CareerIQ: A fun daily trivia to help students discover and learn more about various post-secondary programs and occupations
Only the Canadian Post-Secondary Database and Occupation Database are licensed as part of the BC Digital Classroom. Some districts have purchased additional components.
Contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events; includes reference content, written from a Canadian perspective, with:
Designed to support global awareness, Global Issues in Context ties together a wealth of authoritative content that empowers students to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.
Global Issues in Context spans continents and cultures to bring essential, balanced information to researchers across many academic disciplines. Integrating news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more in a single search, Global Issues in Context not only focuses on broad issues such as poverty and nuclear proliferation, it also prompts a close appraisal of targeted issues, including the North Korea/South Korea conflict and the Fukushima disaster.
Provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics; integrates authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos; draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity
Takes children aged 6 to 14 on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology and space through reputable, authoritative and appropriate content that is fun and substantive
Includes Browse Recent Magazines by cover
Easy-to-use interface designed for students in grades K through 8 to search the EBSCO databases.
Conduct a Basic Search from the Home Page, which always presents a ‘Single Find Field’ and ‘Visual Topic Search’ starters.
Access only the Primary Search by default, set by the EBSCO Admin page. (no ‘Choose Databases’ screen on this interface)
A database about books specifically for younger readers, helping find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
A comprehensive resource of consumer-oriented health content, covering all key areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.
Alternate access to the landing page for ALL licensed EBSCO products by your school or district. These include those within the BC Digital Classroom Core Collection and may also include a la carte items that your district ordered such as :