HJRWEA Media Newsletter

December 2021


We are off to a running start! As a school, we have collectively logged in 125,291 minutes with 244 days left. APS has charged us with logging in 391 minutes and I know we can DO IT!!!! Don't forget to have your students log in their reading minutes daily to help your Homeroom win the challenge for December.
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Watch the Book trailer below...

HJRWEA Highest Logged Beanstack Minutes for October

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Britannica Image Quest

Check out Britannica Image Quest! Located in the E-Resources folder in MyBackPack!

Image Quest contains thousands of images, which are rights-cleared for all uses except for for-profit applications.

These images, templates and activities can be used in a variety of ways to enhance our students' visual literacy, such as virtual timelines, see think wonder activities, gallery walks, best- in-search quests, image dictionaries and sequencing activities and more!

For more information, create your account today, click on "help" and take their product tour!

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Britannica ImageQuest: Overview | Britannica Digital Learning


All Atlanta Public School students are patrons of the public library! IT's FREE

1. There is no card involved. Students use the APS username and password.

2. There are no late fees.

3. If student loses a book, the fee is a writing assignment.

MyOn Digital Library is Magical!

How can your students access MyOn?

  • Students in grades 1-8 simply log into MyBackpack and select MyOn
  • Students in all APS

eBooks & eRsources in MyBackPack

MyBackpack eBook Shelf

APS District eBook Shelf

To access the APS eBook shelf, students should log into MyBackpack. Select the eBooks tile. From here, all apps are accessible for student use.

To access apps requiring username/password, use the following credentials:

TumbleBook Library/Cloud

Username: atlantaps

Password: books

Big Timber Books

Username: atlantaps

Password: readmore

MyBackpack eResources

APS eResources

To access APS eResources, students should log into MyBackpack. Select eResources.

World Almanac (Elem, Middle & HS) - no additional log in required

National Geographic Kids: Password: readmore

Infobits - Password: readmore

Learn360: no additional log in required

Britannica Image Quest - no additional log in required

Blooms Literature - no additional log in required


AR Book Finder


My Backpack


Copyright and Fair Use for Teachers

APS Race2Read Beanstack


Common Sense Media Education