Colter School Library Media Center
Mission Statement: TCSD Libraries


Reading Rocks!
Destiny: Search the library's collection, and use Webpath Express
Dewey Decimal System: Rap along to learn all about it.
Dewey Game: Practice your library book-finding skills online.
Readers @ Work: Award-winners and reading resources

Reference & Research

Elementary Online Resources (Databases & Weblinks)

Online Dictionary & Thesaurus
Merriam Webster's Word Central
Word Spanish/English

Online Encyclopedias & Reference Sources
World Book Online
Britannica Online
World Atlas
USA Atlas

Website Search Engines

Kiddle - Visual Search Engine
KidRex - "Safe" Search 
Safe Search Kids - Safe web, image, video searching and more

Create Citations for Bibliography
OSLIS Citation Maker 


Quick Links for Students & Teachers

CES Computer Resources & Colter's Favorite Links
Compass Learning Odyssey 
Dibels Math Benchmark
Dreambox Learning
Everyday Math Online
F&P Benchmark Assessment Data Management System
F&P Leveled Books Website: Contact Sarah Wilson for login
Interactive Websites (Promethean-Friendly)
National Geographic Kids: Animals & Pets
Pearson SuccessNet
Read Naturally "LIVE"
Storyworks Magazine: Resources and Answer Keys
Teacher Resources 
Waltke's Web

SchoolCenter Picture

Recommended Online News Sites

Newsela (en español): Need sign-in for full access to articles
Scholastic News
Science News for Students
Smithsonian Tween Tribute (en español)
Time for Kids

Recommended Resources for 4th Grade Heroes Research
Kids InfoBits (password needed from home)
Biography in Context (password needed from home)
PebbleGO "Biographies" (password needed from home)
Online Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia Britannica (password needed from home)
World Book Online (password needed from home)

5th Grade

3rd Grade

Author Study Websites