Information for Students and Online Resources
NOTE: You can find the links to Destiny, MackinVIA, and Symbaloo on the Home page.
Login information will be sent to teachers at the beginning of each school year. Please email Mrs. Bumgarner if you need assistance logging into the online resources for any reason.
Discus is South Carolina's virtual library from the South Carolina State Library. This free online database is a great resource for students to learn and do research.
Tumblebooks is an online reading resource that students have access to thanks to SC Discus, South Carolina's Virtual Library! Children have access to animated picture books, chapter books, non-fiction titles, and more. If you need login information to access this resource, you can email Mrs. Bumgarner.
FactCite is an online research resource. Biography for Beginners is one of the databases students can use to complete research.
Trueflix is a video database where you can find out information about many topics. Our collection also include True Books, which can be referenced while using the Trueflix database. Make sure to use this online resource for your next research project!
Students in Kindergarten, first, and second grades will be able to vote for their favorite picture book nominee in the SC Picture Book Award Program. Students in Kindergarten and first grades will read the nominees with Mrs. Bumgarner during Related Arts. Second grade classes will read them with their classroom teacher. Voting will take place in January through early February, and will be supervised by Mrs. Bumgarner and/or the classroom teacher.
Students in third, fourth, and fifth grades can participate in the Picture Book Award Program and/or the Children's Book Award Program. They can vote for one book from each set of nominees, as long as they read five titles from each. Students will be provided a list of the nominees at the beginning of the school year. They will also have access to the list in the Media Center, and on this website using the button below. Students must read at least five titles to participate. Voting will begin in January and run through early February. Students will vote using an online form, which will be included on this page
starting in January.
NOTE: All nominees may not be included in our collection, but these titles may be checked out from the public library.
~ ATTENTION: Voting for the 2017-2018 Nominees will begin in January 2018 ~
The Research Process and Online Resources
The Super3 Research Process for Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades:
Find more information on these research steps at http://big6.com/.