eLearning & Articles

See the complete alphabetical eLearning list without descriptions: eLearning by Name

San Jose Library Card and PIN needed for home access to these eResources:

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ABCmouse Home Checkout (4-week checkout)

 In-Library use. ABCmouse is designed to teach children ages 2-8+. Note that the in-Library use link only works inside our branch libraries or at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.

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AtoZ the USA

Facts and news about each state, including history, maps, symbols, climate, economy, demographics and schools. Great for travel planning and for school state reports.

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Beanstack

Awesome book and app recommendations, hand-picked for your child by librarians.  Participate in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.

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Biography in Context

Find hundreds of thousands of biographical entries, past and present, from around the world.  From Gale.

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Britannica Escolar

Britannica Escolar es una enciclopedia en dos partes con portales para estudiantes de primaria y secundaria.

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Britannica School

Britannica School is a three part encyclopedia with portals for elementary, middle, and high school students.

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California Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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Explora for Elementary School Students (Grades K-5)

Search by keyword or by topic to find magazines, reference books, photos, videos, images, and flags.

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LearningExpress Library Tutorials, Tests, eBooks (Grades 4-adult)

eBooks and practice tests for SAT, ACT, GED, ASVAB, U.S. Citizenship and much more. Study English, Math, Social Studies, and improve job skills.

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Mathematics Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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NoveList K-8 Plus (Grades K-12)

Find out what books to read next based on your favorite books and topics.

Note: Use your library card number when the database asks you for "Patron ID."

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PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science (Grades 3-6)

Explore topics including ecosystems & biomes, energy & matter, natural disasters, space science, and more.

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PowerKnowledge Life Science (Grades 3-6)

Explore topics including animals, food chains & food webs; green living; habitats & ecosystems; the human body; life cycles; plants; and survival & adaptation.

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PowerKnowledge Physical Science (Grades 3-6)

Explore key science topics including atoms and molecules; elements and the periodic table; energy and matter; force and motion; and temperature and measurement.

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Science Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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Treehouse (Technology Learning)

Learn to design and develop websites and mobile apps. Improve business skills in project management, marketing, and finance. Most courses are at a professional level. Learn more about sign up.

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Tumblebooks

Interactive eBooks for kids.

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Tutor.com

Get homework help from a live tutor or use study guides, worksheets, and tutorials on common subjects, and various state standardized tests. For elementary through college age students. Learn more.

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United States History and Government Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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Web Resources about Computers and Technology

These web resources have been selected for you by librarians.

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World History and Culture Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.