Winnsboro Elementary School

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TexQuest

TexQuest is a reliable set of online resources for Texas public schools provided with support from the Texas Legislature.
 
The following databases have been approved for Elementary-age students; you will find age-appropriate information that will help your student as they continue to develop as readers and researchers.  Each database is slightly different, so be sure to search for your topic in each one!
 
 
 

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of K-5 students. It features a visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 

Kids InfoBits Scavenger Hunts: "Digging" "Dreams"

 

 

National Geographic Kids Web image Tutorial Video - the Basics (6 minutes)

 

Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

 

 

 

Tutorial Video (4 minutes)

 

 

Age-appropriate features for grades K-5 to start building key research skills. Articles, images, videos and many other engaging tools  encourage students to discover more content within Britannica School.

 


 

 

 

Short Instruction Guide

 

 

For ages 4 to 7, Learning Zone is a classroom-tested, interactive learning environment. Age-appropriate, play-based activities—an interactive atlas, online art activities, games, videos, and vocabulary builders—teach colors, geography, numbers, shapes, sounds, time, and words.

 

 

 

Tutorial Video (4 minutes) in Spanish

 

 

Younger students will use Britannica Escolar Online, with its Spanish elementary encyclopedia, images, videos, Workspace, an atlas, and interactive Learning Materials.