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D126 Resources - New Tech

A complete list of user names and passwords can be found on the “Resource Connections” ECHO page.  Look for the Research/Reading/Media Center folder that contains the document “User Name and Password Info to D126 Resources-NTH”.

Center.  ZBTHS items (no spine designation) can be requested through Ms. Jackson for inter-campus loan from the IMC at ZBTHS. 

*Faculty:  Use this access point if you need access to district purchased electronic copies of novels for your courses.

GALE  (Refer to your ECHO Resource Connections course for username and password in the Media Center folder.)

Your access point to materials owned by the New Tech and ZBTHS campuses.

Materials at New Tech will have the letters "NT" at the beginning of their call number and are located in the Media

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After receiving a "title" result set for your OPAC search through Follett Destiny, explore  the related websites associated with your search.  These websites are evaluated and vetted for relevant content and can be used with confidence in any research project.

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Your access point to eBooks and audiobooks provided through the eRead Illinois Consortium.

You may check out five (5) items at a time for a fourteen (14) day lending period.  Read or listen right on your Chromebook.

Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.

 --Description from Gale.com

Provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy as well as business theory

and practice through nearly 4,000 leading business and trade publications, updated daily.   --Description adapted from Gale.com

Offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem

solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Explore topics within business and economics, geography, government, history, literature, science and health, social issues, and more.  --Description from Gale.com

A rich resource for debaters and includes viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, news, images, video, audio, and more. A category on the National Debate

Topic provides quick and easy access to content on frequently studied and discussed issues. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more.

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Provides quick and easy access to content on frequently studied and discussed issues. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary,

economics, environmental issues, political science, and more.  --Description from Gale.com

Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.  Available with ZBPL card.

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An educational news service offering current news articles that can be incorporated into lesson plans by the instructor, or used as a resource for student research.  Sign in using your NTZB Google information.

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A collection of over 3,000 eBooks on a variety of topics useful for research and learning.  Subject categories include Ancient History, Animals & Nature, The Arts, Biographies, Careers and Education, Criminology & Law, Current Issues, Geography & 

Culture, Economy & Business, Guidance & Character Education, Language Reference, Mathematics, and Medical & Health. (Refer to your ECHO Resource Connections course for username and password in the Media Center folder.)

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Interviews, documentaries, and other video content are valuable resources for your research.  Films on Demand offers a database of over 26,000 film titles. (Refer to your ECHO Resource Connections course for username and password in

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Explore over 47,000 items available for unlimited simultaneous user access.  No log-in or password required.

Explore classic titles, historical content, books in Spanish, and much more.  Read or listen right on your Chromebook. 

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 The Open eBooks High School Collection gives teens instant access to thousands of popular and engaging titles. Instantly download up to 10 eBooks at a time to a mobile digital device for 56 days before it must be renewed.  Request your free personal code and PIN from Ms. Jackson here.  Instructions

for downloading the app in English and Spanish can be found here.

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WeVideo is a creative video editor that offers users subscribers advanced, Hollywood-caliber features including green screen, picture-in-picture, motion titles, audio editing, and support for unlimited tracks, and  professional 

capabilities.  The creative possibilities are endless.  Sign in using your NTZB Google information.   --Description adapted from WeVideo.com

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Content on a full range of scientific disciplines using extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, interactives, and experiments.  (Refer to your ECHO Resource Connections course for username and password in the Media Center folder.)

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Content that explores real-world discoveries by leading scientists—highlighting important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology.  (Refer to your ECHO Resource Connections course 

 for username and password in the Media Center folder.)

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A film streaming platform allowing teachers and student to access feature films legally in the classroom or remotely.  Use

the link provided by your instructor to view the assigned feature film for your course.  (Refer to your ECHO Resource Connections

Screencastify
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A Chrome browser extension that records your screen, face, voice, and more. To use Screencastify, find its icon in the Chrome toolbar and choose among the recording options: record a single tab in your web browser, capture all screen 

activity, or use your webcam to record or insert a video of yourself.  Sign in using your NTZB Google information.  --Description adapted from commomsense.org

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Pronunciator offers language courses designed just for you, from among 164 different languages (included ASL and ESL).  Simple to navigate and offers quality audio, video, and translation options.  Available with a ZBPL card.  --Description adapted from pronunciator.com

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Brainfuse offers live, on-demand online tutoring for students in grades four through college. Members can get instant academic assistance from expert tutors throughout the week.  Available with ZPBL card.

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Watch animated educational videos on a variety of subjects and topics.  Create a visual map of the content you are studying, take a quiz, put notes in a graphic organizer, learn vocabulary, and find related reading resources.  Take your     

homework to a whole new level!  (Refer to your ECHO Resource Connections course for username and password in the Media Center folder.)  

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 course for username and password in the Media Center folder.)

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Take your Google Slides from ordinary to interactive with this Chrome Add-On.  Use for dynamic presentations and guided lessons.  Sign-in using your NTZB Google information.     

An award-winning resource for children and adults

with easy to use, and easy to find trusted information.  Available with ZPBL card. --Description adapted from application's homepage.

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Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.

--Description from Gale.com

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