Learning Links for Students

Kid-Friendly Search Engines   E-Books    Educational Websites     Online Services 

Hour of Code

Code. org ---Learn About Hour of Code and More!


Code.org Course 1

Code with Angry Birds

Code with Anna and Elsa from Frozen

Code Studio- Lots of ideas to try!

search image Kid-Friendly Search Engines

Google Safe Search

Sweet Search for Kids





Quintura Kids

Ask Jeeves




We now have 3 collections of nonfiction ebooks! User names and passwords can be found on the Online Services handout provided to students and teachers or from the media center.

/uploadedImages/schools/singeres/mediacenter/capstone_thumb.png Capstone E-Library -14 interactive nonfiction books to support math, science, social studies, and writing


/uploadedImages/schools/singeres/mediacenter/rosen logo.gif Rosen Digital Library -24 interactive nonfiction books to support science and social studies


/uploadedImages/schools/singeres/mediacenter/rourke ebook icon.jpg Rourke eBooks -30 interactive nonfiction books to support science and social studies

Educational Websites


Brain-Pop (We now have a subscription! Ask your teacher or the media center for the username and password.)

Fact Monster

National Geographic Kids

PBS Kids

Pics4Learning -Free photos for education

Scholastic for Kids: Ages 3-7

Scholastic for Kids: Ages 8-12



Time for Kids


MCPS Suggested Math and Reading Websites

Flora M. Singer Commonly Used Online Services

Passwords for home use available from Mrs. Cassandra Heifetz, Media Specialist

CUlture GramsCulture Grams:

Up to date information on 182 countries and cultures

BritannicaEncyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition:

3 encyclopedias in one: Encyclopedia Britannica (High School), Compton's (Middle School), and Britannica Elementary (Elementary School)

Enciclopedia juvenilEnciclopedia Juvenil:  

A Spanish elementary encyclopedia for younger learners

ImageQuest buttonImage Quest by Britannica:  

Trustworthy database for safe, educationally appropriate images


 An online bibliography (works cited) composer and note taking tool


A database for younger researchers. Includes Animals, Biographies, and Earth and Space.

 pk earth sciencePowerKids Earth & Space Science

Special purchase for Flora M. Singer Elementary!- Designed for grades 3-6

 pk life  science PowerKids Life Science-

Special purchase for Flora M. Singer Elementary!- Designed for grades 3-6

SIRS SIRS Discoverer:

 A database for elementary and middle-school students. Includes carefully selected articles and images from more than 1600 newspapers, magazines, and other publications. Also includes websites.

Student News NetStudent News Net by Britannica:  

Engages students with relevant news and current events. Designed for grades 4-8.

Teaching booksTeaching Books.net:  

Information, guides, interviews, and more about books and authors.

tumblebooks TumbleBooks: TumbleBook Library is an online collection of TumbleBooks-animated talking picture books.

 webstersWebster's Dictionary-

Online unabridged dictionary without ads or pop-ups.

MCPS Online Services- All Levels

Passwords for home-use available from the Media Specialist. Password documents are also available on student Google Drive accounts.


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