ABCya.com – free computer games and activities that introduce computer skills
BES Library Catalog (inside school) – access to the school’s library collection
BES Library Catalog (outside school) – access to the school’s library collection
Britannica School – an online encyclopedia which provides a wealth of information to assist with research
Caldecott Medal & Honor Books - the winning list of illustrators who are recognized for having the most distinguished American picture books for children from 1938 to today
Common Sense Media - Common Sense is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. This site provides the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music.
Dance Mat Typing – an introduction to touch typing for children aged 7 – 11 years
Digital Passport – fun, interactive games that enhance lessons on topics such as cyber safety and online searching
EasyBib – free bibliography and citation maker
Great Websites for Kids – this compilation of exemplary websites is geared to children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are evaluated by the Great Websites for Kids Committee using established selection criteria. The committee is made up of members of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.
Newbery Medal & Honor Books – from 1922 to present, this list highlights the authors who have been recognized for their most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Notable Children’s Books (2018) – a list of this year’s “the best of the best” in children’s books
PebbleGo - a database specifically geared toward the needs of K-2 learners.
PebbleGo Next - a comprehensive digital resource tailored to meet the needs and curriculum of grades 3-5 learners.
Typing.com – used at BES, this website helps to practice keyboarding skills
Warren County Library (and Tumblebooks) - a great, local, and free resource!