Research Starts HERE!
One stop resources for all your research needs.
Discus, SCCIS, Salem Health, Salem History, Salem Literature, World Book Online and Soundzabound.
This source has booktrailers, author interviews, vocabulary lists, summaries and more. Check it out for your next literary paper.
Discus – is the “information place” for all South Carolinians. Discus – which stands for Digital Information for South Carolina USers – provides free access to an electronic library that’s available 24/7.
Other Online Databases
SCCIS--SCCIS is an on-line system and you need a password to enter. You will have access to several Career Assessments, College Information, Occupational Information, College Major Information, Career Clusters, School Subjects matched to careers, Financial Aid Information, Private Trade Schools, Career Videos, Building and Posting Resumes, Career Electronic Portfolios, Salary and Outlook information on Careers, Lesson Plans for Teachers, Career Guidance Tools for Parents, Accountability Reports for Administrators and much much more.
Salem Press-- This is a database of all Salem Press Reference Books
Remote Login Code is elgin
Soundzabound--Royalty free music for your multimedia projects.
Passwords are needed for these database see the link below to access the passwords. You must sign into your google account with Kershaw County to access this information.
Webtools for Project Production
Animoto--create a presentation using photos and videos, gorgeous products and easy to use with music and themes built in. If you want to use this product and need more that a 30 second video see Ms. Lemieux for her username and password.
Piktochart-- is an easy infographic design app that requires very little effort to produce beautiful, high quality graphics. Make your own infographics here.
S'more-- this webpath is a smore you can add videos, text, links and photos easily, great way to present your project.
Soundtrap provides a place for your students and you to create music online quickly and easily. Users can plug in their own instruments, use the instruments provided on Soundtrap, or record a song directly using an external microphone. This online tool works with multiple devices and system platforms. Create by yourself or start creating and collaborate with friends. When finished users can publish their work on Facebook, Twitter, or on Soundtrap. Publishing to iTunes is also available for a fee. Grades: 8-12
is an entirely new way to experience video. Embed web links, documents, pictures and more into video presentations. Make video completely interactive. Touchcast offers templates and easy to use options. Users can create content online or use the Touchcast App for a full hands-on experience. Create and show videos on the Touchcast site, or opt to share via Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media. Grades: 6-12