• Licensed Teaching Resources provided by District 11

    D11 subscribes to online content, providing access to published and peer-reviewed information for appropriate research. This information is available to staff and students when on the D11 network, and when using personal/home computers and devices; however, according to subscription terms, a username/password is required when offsite. Contact your school Library Technology Educator or Library Assistant for the login appropriate to your school.

Instructional Resources

  • Discovery Education

    Source of teaching strategies, standards-based lessons, assignment builders, professional development, and videos. Resources for K-12 students and teachers.

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  • Britannica Encyclopedia Online

    Licensed reference online encyclopedia for use for K-12 students.

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  • Ebsco

    Licensed databases from magazine and newspapers for use in District 11. (Grades 6-12)

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  • PebbleGo!

    Licensed database for K-5 students, especially emergent readers, to conduct research.

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  • TeachingBooks

    Resources for all K-12 content areas surrounding fiction and non-fiction titles. Author interviews, book guides, lessons, and more!

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  • Destiny Follett

    Library and Textbook circulation and research tool

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  • Common Sense Media

    Free tool approved by D11 BOE used to educate K-12 students about the three CIPA required topics: 1) appropriate online behavior 2) safety and privacy 3) cyberbullying

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  • iSafe

    Licensed tool approved by D11 BOE used to educate Kinder -12th grade students about the three CIPA 1) appropriate online behavior 2) safety and privacy 3) cyberbullying

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