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What is Iowa AEA Online?

Iowa AEA Online is a virtual library that provides no-cost access to 15 high-quality, web-based resources for accredited public and non-public PreK-12 schools. Students and staff have access at school and at home. Iowa AEA Online is funded and supported by Iowa's Area Education Agencies. To learn more, contact your teacher librarian, AEA media and technology contact or visit Iowa AEA Online.



  American History in Videos (K-12)

American History in Video features 2,000 total hours of streaming videos that bring history alive for students. The collection includes hundreds of the documentaries most frequently used in history classrooms.


      AEA Digital Library (PreK-12) 

Digital curriculum resources from leading
producers of PreK-12 content. This collection will continue to grow! Current resources include physical science, life science, earth science and financial literacy.

     BookFLIX (PreK-3)

An online literacy resource that pairs fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction books. Read-aloud feature provides accessibility to all readers. Vocabulary feature and interactive games extend student learning.

Britannica Digital Learning (PreK-12)

Britannica Digital Learning is a suite of products designed to support student research and classroom instruction, Britannica Digital Learning offers an extensive collection of reference and learning materials that are curriculum aligned and age-appropriate. These resources include:
-- Britannica Online School Edition
-- 21st-Century Explorer
-- World Data Analyst
-- Global Reference Center

      CultureGrams (K-12)

CultureGrams provides an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.


       FreedomFLIX (4-12)

Freedom Flix (4-12) Provides 60+ multimedia units, supplying information relevant to different core topics.


     Gale eResources (PreK-12)

Gale eResources is an eResource package offering screened and reliable content from magazines, newspapers, and reference materials. Ten different resources are designed for age-appropriate access. These resources include:
-- Academic OneFile
-- General OneFile
-- General Business File ASAP
-- Health and Wellness Resource Ctr
-- Health Reference Center Academic
-- InfoTrac Newsstand
-- InfoTrac Junior Edition
-- InfoTrac Student Edition
-- Educator's Reference Complete
-- Kids InfoBits

       iCLIPART for Schools (PreK-12)

iCLIPART for Schools is a collection of more than 7.8 million royalty-free photos, clipart, fonts, animations, and sounds that can be used in multimedia presentations, Inspiration diagrams, school websites, worksheets, newsletters, posters, signs, and more.

       Learn360 (PreK-12)

Learn360 is educational streaming media offering thousands of full-length digital videos, video clips, images, audio files, newsreels, speeches and a comprehensive library of teaching resources from educational publishers.


     MackinVIA (PreK-12) 

MackinVIA is a complete eResource management system providing easy access to eBooks, audiobooks and educational databases.


     ScienceFLIX (4-12)

Science Flix (4-12) Provides 60+ complete unites, through movies, interactive features, varied text features and hands on activities.


  SIRS Issues Researcher (9-12)

SIRS Issues Researcher presents the exploration of the origins, perspectives, and essential questions under debate on over 300 pro/con social issues. Review thousands of highly targeted articles, primary sources, statistics, websites, and multimedia. Articles are read-aloud enabled and searchable by Lexile reading levels.

   soundzabound (PreK-12)

soundzabound offers licensed audio that can be used without copyright infringement in videos, podcasts, and other forms of multimedia. The MP3 audio files are cross platform for use in any Mac or PC software that incorporates audio.

  TeachingBooks.net (PreK-12)

TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. Our online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.


  Teen Health & Wellness (7-12)

Teen Health & Wellness provides students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, standards-aligned, curricular and self-help support. Topics include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, online safety, financial literacy, and more.

       TrueFlix (3-5)

TrueFlix leverages the Scholastic True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process. All of the True Book titles are supported with a deep and diverse reservoir of related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.



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