Education Resources

Massachusetts Department of Education COVID-19 Information and Resources
http://www.doe.mass.edu/covid19/

Lowell Public Schools—At Home Learning by Grade
https://www.lowell.k12.ma.us/Page/3777

Lowell Public Schools Family Resource Center--Technology and Learning Assistance
https://www.lowell.k12.ma.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=124

Lowell Public Schools IT Help Desk
https://www.lowell.k12.ma.us/helpdesk 
978-674-2024 or email helpdesk@lowellk12.ma.us 
This service is available for any students or staff with issues connecting to Lowell Public Schools online learning resources, regardless if it’s a hardware, software or connectivity issue. They also host service tent days to assist families. 

Lowell Public Schools Virtual Read Alouds
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMIqoXopDU-6yfq5pJIPRtg?fbclid=IwAR36MMKT5bpMaTd1vC3dZ6SgPICk3KfuzW2UiAQUROcXlG0bej75RqrSo1g

Greater Lowell Technical School--At Home Learning by Grade Level
https://www.gltech.org/

Collegiate Charter School of Lowell COVID-19 Updates
https://lowell.sabis.net/about-collegiate/covid-19-updates

Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter Schook COVID-19 Updates
http://lmacs.org/covid19.php

St. Patrick School Online Learning
https://saintpatricklowell.org/online-learning

Middlesex Community College COVID-19 Information
https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/disclosurestatements/covid_19.aspx

UMass Lowell Coronavirus Updates 
https://www.uml.edu/alert/coronavirus/default.aspx

CTI Early Learning Center
https://www.commteam.org/how-we-help/family-children/early-learning/

Wide Open School – At Home Learning for All Ages (online and offline resources)
https://wideopenschool.org/

Comcast Internet Essentials for free/low cost internet at home
https://internetessentials.com/

Homework Center at the Multinomah County Library, Oregon
https://multcolib.org/homework-center

Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust - Environmental Education at Home Resources & Activities
https://lowelllandtrust.org/what-we-do/environmental-education/climate-change-resources-2/

Tips for Speech Therapy at Home for Children with Autism
https://speechpathologymastersprograms.com/tips-for-speech-therapy-children-with-autism/

Pollard Memorial Library Resources

Pollard Memorial Library Children and Teen Page
https://lowelllibrary.org/children/
Includes a list of educations sites, virtual field trips, story times, and activities

Pollard Memorial Library Electronic Resources and Web Resources for Students
https://lowelllibrary.org/research/electronic-resources/ and https://lowelllibrary.org/children/for-students/
Include access to the resources listed below and more

Miss Humblebee’s Academy
https://infotrac.gale.com/itweb/c19micro3?id=open&db=MHA 
An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!

Kids InfoBits
https://go.gale.com/ps/start.do?p=ITKE&u=c19micro&password=open
Introduces elementary schoolers to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

Gale In Context: Middle School
https://go.gale.com/ps/start.do?p=MSIC&u=c19micro&password=open 
Combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and more.

Gale In Context: High School
https://go.gale.com/ps/start.do?p=SUIC&u=c19micro&password=open
Supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards.

Muzzy – Language Courses for Children
https://muzzyclub.com/entry/pollard
Award winning language program is a comprehensive, interactive, and fun way to learn a second language. Featuring: Spanish, French, English, German, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, and Italian.

Gale OneFile—High School Edition
https://go.gale.com/ps/start.do?p=STOM&u=mlin_n_samuel&sid=geolinks
Now with over 330 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for students in junior highand middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Public Library Edition Suite
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_library&locid=mlin_n_samuel

Elementary School Edition
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_es&locid=mlin_n_samuel

Middle School Edition
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_ms&locid=mlin_n_samuel

High School Edition
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_hs&locid=mlin_n_samuel

Learning Zone
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_learningzone&locid=mlin_n_samuel

Spanish Edition: Escolar (K-8) 
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_escolar&locid=mlin_n_samuel


Free TumbleBooks Resources – ebooks and audiobooks

Tumble Books Library – K-6 children’s ebook database
www.TumbleBookLibrary.com 
Username: tumble735 - Password: books

Tumble Books Math – K-6 math ebook database
www.TumbleMath.com
Username: tumble2020 - Password: A3b5c6

Teen Book Cloud – Grades 7-12 ebook database
www.TeenBookCloud.com
Username: tumble2020 - Password: A3b5c6

Audio Book Cloud – all ages audio book database
www.AudioBookCloud.com
Username: tumble2020 - Password: A3b5c6


If you have any questions about this resource guide, please contact the Pollard Memorial Library Reference Department for more information at 978-674-4121 or email adultref@lowelllibrary.org.

 

Edition 04/30/2020