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EBSCO Host (This is a subscription site. Contact your campus librarian for passcode).
Encyclopedia Britannica (This is a subscription resource; please see your campus librarian for passcodes).
Follett Lightbox (Demo) This is a link to the Follett Lightbox "Demo" webpage.
It is a perfect example of “blended learning”. Multi-users -- an entire school can check out each library book title simultaneously. It includes: embedded video, printable pdf hand-outs, weblinks, slideshows, Google maps, maps, vocabulary and audio; a great learning tool.
Freedom Flix FreedomFlix brings history to life by capturing the dramatic and defining moments in American history! Discover a new way to explore history's most fascinating moments -- from Mesopotamia to the 21th century.

For remote access, direct your students to:

http://freedomflix.digital.scholastic.com

Username: mcisdflix
Password: science

FreedomFlix includes numerous audio features and requires computer speakers or headsets.
Gale Group (This site made available with funding provided by Texquest and is a subscription site. Your campus passcode is learn).
Gale’s Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC) The password is learn.

Use TERC to prepare for the SAT, ACT, PSAT and all of your AP tests.
TERC provides students with:
• Three online, full-length practice tests that include detailed answer explanations for every question.
• An online course that includes: An initial diagnostic test that reveals your unique strengths and weaknesses.
• Customized lessons to provide what you need based on your diagnostic test results.
• Two full-length practice tests that let you apply your test-taking skills and gauge your progress.
• A test prep eBook published by Peterson.
• Resources such as: Word of the Day & Quick Quizzes
• Test taking strategies
Hidalgo County Library System Access over 20,000 ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, comic books and digital magazines for FREE!. Click on REGISTER in the upper-right hand corner of this link to create a personal digital library account. Note: This site will return checked out materials after 14 days!

Click on RESOURCES to register for an digital library card.
Hoonuit (formerly Atomic Learning) A 24/7 online professional learning system designed to meet your needs.
Login as:
Username - Your active directory
Password - Your district password

Students: Use I.D. number to login.
ImageQuest Britannica ImageQuest :

• Provides 24/7 access to the highest quality images suitable for all ages.
• Filter your results “By Shape,” “By Collection,” and by using the newly added “ONLY CLIP ART” feature.
• Create exciting and visually engaging lessons with appropriate images that are quick and easy to find for all topics.
• Enable students to create high-quality projects and course work by using pictures that bring learning to life.
• Confidently scale images for whiteboards to deliver high-impact lessons.
• Encourages the use of citations in all aspects of student research with the help of clear copyright and source information.
• Enhance all school communications, including e-mail, Web sites, blogs, social media, and printed materials.
KHAN Academy (From Math to Science, online video tutorials are made available for FREE).
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