Optional Portal Add-On Services

Districts/sites have the option to add other services from the list below to your subscription. Please note there are several new offerings for this coming school year. The Optional Add-On Services offered include (in Grade order) 

Grades K-12:

BrainPOP Combo 

Animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. BrainPOP movies illustrate Math, English, Science, Health, Technology and Social Studies concepts for K-12 users. Combo includes BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr.® (K-3), and BrainPOP Español™ & Francais

BrainPOP ELL

BrainPOP ELL is a comprehensive English language learning program that uses highly engaging animated movies to model conversational English while seamlessly introducing grammar concepts and vocabulary words.

Discovery Education Streaming  

Available to Bundle1 Learn360 Streaming Basic Portal Service Package subscribers who wish to add this additional streaming service.

Learn360 Streaming

Available to Bundle2 Discovery Education Streaming Basic Portal Service Package subscribers who wish to add this additional streaming service.

World Book Differentiated: (Children's Differentiated for K-5) (excerpted description from World Book website):

With thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies, World Book Kids is designed to encourage the young learner to be curious. The carefully curated content also supports STEM/STEAM instructional initiatives.

PebbleGo 

PebbleGo features expertly-leveled text and navigation specifically designed for your beginning researchers. Enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video clips, PebbleGo builds a foundation of research skills for every learner. Includes PebbleGo Animals, PebbleGo Science, PebbleGo Biographies, and PebbleGo Social Studies.

Flocabulary

Flocabulary is a learning program for all grades that uses educational hip-hop music to engage students and increase achievement across the curriculum. Teachers can use Flocabulary’s standards-based videos, instructional activities and student creativity tools to supplement instruction and develop core literacy skills.

Grades 6-12:

World Book Differentiated: (Student Differentiated for 6-8; Advanced Differentiated for 9-12) (excerpted description from World Book website):

Thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum. Contains numerous tools to engage users in 21st-century education and blended-learning practices. World Book Student features responsive design, daily current events, assessment tools for educators, and dedicated resource guides to provide blueprints for advanced learning and college and career readiness.

 

Classroom Video Master Collection (only for Learns360 subscribers)

Infobase Learning Databases:

  •  American History & Ancient & Medieval History

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience. Presents the full scope of world history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special topic centers on key civilizations and regions.

  • Science Online

The award-winning Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats (extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments). The accessible content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by Common Core, state, national, and national STEM standards.

  • Bloom's Literature (excerpted description from Infobase Learning website):

Bloom's Literature, formerly Bloom's Literary Reference Online, offers a comprehensive resource for the study of literature, with curated content from authoritative sources. The wide range of material in this award-winning database includes content from Facts On File's extensive literature collection; hundreds of Harold Bloom's essays examining the lives and works of great writers; thousands of critical articles published by noted scholars under the Bloom's Literary Criticism imprint; extensive entries on literary topics, themes, movements, genres, and authors; more than 4,300 video clips; more than 2,700 full-text poems; and more than 9,000 discussion questions on a range of literary topics. A Performance Video gateway page provides easy access to all full-length videos of classic productions-which can be watched either in their entirety or scene by scene using the convenient clips."

  • Issues and Controversies (excerpted description from Infobase Learning website):

Featuring a dynamic design and a wealth of features, Issues & Controversies helps researchers understand today's crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Our Issue and Article pages make it simple to see all of the available content in one place; thousands of editorials and opinions from renowned newspaper sources via NewsEdge keep researchers on top of trending topics; and our enhanced navigation and search results and improved organization and taxonomy give users an intuitive and user-friendly research experience. Updated weekly, with an extensive backfile, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles-each presenting both sides of an issue clearly, coherently, and without bias-made to inspire thought-provoking debates. Its straightforward presentation of the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today's most important and timely issues makes the database an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments. The articles are written by our own expert writers and editors, and each article includes a full range of supporting materials.

  • Today's Science (excerpted description from Infobase Learning website):

Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries—giving in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology. Featured articles offer easy access to related content such as crossword puzzles, cartoons, and questions; additional articles that help place news and discoveries in context; and interviews with scientists that bring the research to life. An extensive backfile dating back to 1992 illustrates how one scientific advance leads to another; the stories focus on the questions scientists ask themselves and, in doing so, reinforce science educators’ traditional emphasis on the scientific method. This essential STEM resource shows how the scientific method can be applied to everyday life, helping users think like scientists—applied science in a nutshell.