For Parents and Students → Homework Resources
County Public Schools (MCPS) purchases online database subscriptions for
student use at all three levels, to be used to support instruction.
Additionally, individual schools supplement the centrally purchased databases
with resources specific to the needs of the individual schools. To access the
school list of resources, go to the school website and click on the “media
center” tab. Directions for access will be posted. For the centrally purchased
resource list, including login and password information, go to this URL: https://bit.ly/mcpsresources. You must access the link using a MCPS Google
account ( mcpsmd.net).
Here are directions for logging into an MCPS Google Account from home: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14IAjthpNQwf-GwkK5eoWifJqn5coTH7sv9Pb35cnMrc/edit?usp=sharing
CultureGrams contains reports that deliver a perspective on daily life and culture on 200+ countries, the United States, and Canada.
FactCite 1,2,3 is a collection of articles on many topics for elementary students. Includes Factcite LINGO which features English and Spanish translation. By selecting a paragraph, a student can access a translation of the text.
PebbleGO- Animals, Biographies, Dinosaurs, Science, Social Studies is a reading and research tools leveled for emerging readers. Audio supports navigation and all articles include narrated text and highlighting.
Gale In Context Elementary provides articles from magazines, newspapers and reference information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books. Collection includes fiction, non-fiction, English, Spanish and French titles.
Destiny Library Catalog - select your school to search books and other materials in your school library.
DEstreaming - includes streaming video clips on all subjects.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online AcademicEdition includes encyclopedia articles, multimedia, related web sites, magazines, news, and much more.
Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna is the most comprehensive Spanish language encyclopedia available today, featuring 145,000 articles, timelines, an atlas, and a dictionary.