This award-winning online educational resource for K-12 allows users to create animated, curricular content to engage students, support educators, and bolster achievement, and also includes GameUp, a free educational games portal for the classroom. In traditional, blended, and "flipped" learning settings, BrainPOP supports individual, team, and whole-class learning. At school and in informal learning environments, characters help introduce new topics and illustrate complex concepts. The Mixer tool lets users tailor their assessments to meet all students' needs. A great fit for mobile learning and BYOD classrooms, with educational apps. All the resources are fully supported by BrainPOP Educators, a free teacher community, and content is mapped to the Common Core, aligned to academic standards, and searchable with the online Standards Tool. BrainPOP is easy to use, with no downloading, installation, or special hardware required. BrainPPO Jr (K-3) is available here. A Spanish version is available here.
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
This database, produced by Columbia University Press, contains citations and full-text for works of poetry found in anthologies, and volumes of collected works and selected works for individual poets, making it an invaluable tool for the study of poetry. It also includes bibliographic information for anthologies, commentaries and biographies. Hyperlinking exists throughout the commentaries, biographies, and poem full text. Users can easily jump from poems to relevant commentary or author biographies when appropriate. A glossary is also provided, giving users detailed definitions for over 300 poetry specific terms.
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
Includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology, and reflects the increasing globalization of criminology with coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world. This resources contains more than 300,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline, as well as full text for more than 200 magazines and journals, full-text books & monographs.