What is Iowa AEA Online?
Iowa AEA Online is a virtual library that provides no-cost access to 13 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.
AEA Digital Collection (PreK-12)
Digital curriculum resources from leading
AP Images (PreK-12)
Over 7 million primary-source photographs from the 1800’s up to a minute ago, over 1.9 million sound bites from the 1920’s up to a minute ago, 230,000 maps, charts and timelines, and 2.5 million text news stories from The Associated Press.
Atomic Learning (PreK-12)
Professional development resources and curriculum materials to infuse 21st century skills into the classroom. Includes access to over 50,000 tutorials.
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:
CultureGrams provides an insider’s perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world’s people.
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:
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 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.
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 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.
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 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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