Humble ISD Virtual Library 2020
Created by Kelly McClain and Debbie Sewell (AHS Librarians)
Virtual Library Sections
HUMBLE ISD RESOURCES
Continued Learning App on My Humble
ECourses provided by Humble ISD
SORA Free for Everyone Through May!
Check it out! If you are not a SORA campus, you are now. Until May all students will have access to SORA and the Harris County Public Library’s online collection. Just log in using your My Humble account.
All teachers across Humble ISD have full access to Pear Deck Premium through the end of the school year (June 30). To ensure that sure you're getting the most out of your subscription, be sure to turn on all of the Premium features and install the Pear Deck Power-Up Google Chrome Extension.
As promised, I wanted to share some additional resources to help as you transition to remote learning:
- Quick Tips (short 2-3min videos)
- Remote Learning with Pear Deck: Staying Connected
- Template Library
- Newsela Daily Decks (subscribe at the bottom of the page!)
- Weekly Wonders (subscribe at the bottom of the page!)
Slide deck tutorial can help make google classroom more interactive:
World Book for Free!
World Book wants to help you with Distance Learning!
For CURRENT SUBSCRIBERS:
We have added ALL of our databases to your account to support our community through April 30th. I am attaching some information for you, your teachers and for parents to aid in distance learning.
To further support you and your remote learning efforts, World Book is providing all our valued educators with access to additional Pre-K to grade 12 learning resources through April 30, 2020. To gain access to these additional complimentary resources, please click here.
You’ll find additional, ideas, and materials to support you, your team, parents, grandparents, caregivers, or anyone using our resources remotely here.
A snapshot of what you mind find useful:
Early Learning - PreK - 2nd
Student - 6th-8th
Advanced – 9th-12th
eBooks - all grade levels.
Kids, Student and Advanced can be translated into 80 different languages, plus read aloud, too.
Effective immediately, Flinn Scientific has launched a website with an extensive amount of resources specifically developed to help teachers, students and parents continue their science education journey – even if that learning is taking place outside the classroom or laboratory https://www.flinnsci.com/athomescience/at-home-activities/
myOn Digital Books
Below are resources about using the myON digital library through this shared account:
I wanted to get the username and password out as quickly as possible so you can share with your students. We all stand here to help be it with docs to share, video conferences, etc.
You will click on your unique district link to access the myON digital library and news articles. Your unique district link is:
Also, your login information will be as follows:
Administrator Username: humblereadsadmin
Administrator Password: books
Student username: myON
Student password: read
You have been set up with free remote access to PebbleGo, PebbleGo Next and Capstone Interactive eBooks. We hope these resources are helpful to your school and your students during this sensitive time.
Student Access Instructions
PebbleGo (English & Spanish):
Visit www.pebblego.com and click "Sign In"
Visit www.pebblegonext.com and click "Log In"
Capstone Interactive eBooks:
Visit www.mycapstonelibrary.com and click "Log In"
Abdo Free Digital Products
Our digital products are available for free now through June 2020.
Audible Stories for Free!
For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.
Junior Library Guild Free Resources
Tumblebooks for Free!
TumbleBookLibrary - K-6 children's ebook database
TumbleMath - K-6 math ebook database
TeenBookCloud - gr 7-12 ebook database
AudioBookCloud - This site is an audio book database for kids to adults, however the direct link below provides direct access to the children's section.
TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Your kids can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.
Your access will continue until August 31, 2020.
ProQuest Is Here to Help: COVID-19 Update and Support
As the coronavirus spreads and institutions increasingly transition to online-only environments, we understand you are dealing with unprecedented challenges. ProQuest is working in collaboration with partners around the world to create programs that give you additional access to digital resources. We’re keeping the homepage at proquest.com up to date with new programs and resources designed specifically to bridge gaps created by this rapidly-changing environment.
Our priority is to continue supporting you and your users during this critical time.
This is a free online professional learning platform for teachers and librarians. There are recordings, quizzes, and you can earn CE credits. Submit your certification in Strive/Eduphoria and Humble will give credit for an hour.
Tech Tools to Assist With Distance Learning
Vooks for Free!
Free Virtual Museum Tours
Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch (Video)
Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home.
HERE’S THE ENTIRE LIST OF EDUCATION COMPANIES OFFERING FREE SUBSCRIPTIONS DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSINGS.
Free Disney Zumba
10 Disney Zumba Videos To Work Up A Magical Sweat.
Bound to Stay Bound: Educational Resources
Please use this site in any way you find helpful and share anywhere you see fit.
New information will be added daily.
Looking for something to do besides Netflix
Resources for students and maybe teachers who are bored with gaming, Netflix, etc.
Wide Open School
Wonder Book Reading
Shakespeare Daily for free by Patrick Stewart:
Patrick Stewart is reading a Shakespeare sonnet a day to get us through the coronavirus lockdown
The iconic stage performer has taken to Twitter to bring Shakespeare's words to live
Publisher/Author Guidelines for Reading Their Books
The Big List of Author's!
The Big List of Children’s Authors Doing Online Read-Alouds & Activities. We love this one! It is divided by Elementary, Middle, and High School!
Virtual Book Festival
Authors, Illustrators, and Free Resources
Dolly Parton Reading Bedtime Stories
The nine-time Grammy winner said beginning this Thursday, she will read bedtime stories to children in a new virtual series called "Goodnight with Dolly."