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Literacy For Texas

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PebbleGo & PebbleGo Next Databases

Support Literacy & Build A Foundation For A Lifetime Of Learning
School Library Journal readers’ rated PebbleGo as their “almost unanimous” stellar database. 
PebbleGo Databases
Specifically designed to meet the needs of Prek-3 researchers. These award winning databases provide accessible information to students in a rich research environment. The PebbleGo Databases are Biographies, Science, Animals, Social Studies, Dinosaurs and Animales.

Features

Every PebbleGo database includes:

Simple Navigation

  • Guided keyword searching

  • Large visual search

  • Consistent five-tab navigation makes information easy to find and recognize

Extended Learning

  • Video and/or audio clips for most articles

  • Teach students to cite their source

  • "Share what you know" with a printable template, ideal for first reports

Expertly Leveled Text &

Engaging Spoken-Word Audio

  • Ability to turn audio on/off

  • Bolded words have glossary definitions and pronunciations

  • Follow along with text highlighting

Educator Resources & Administration Tools

  • Correlate to curriculum standards

  • Lesson plans and reproducibles for each database

  • Usage reports and more

PebbleGo Next Databases
PebbleGo Next is the next step for researchers who are ready to graduate from the original PebbleGo! The PebbleGo Next Databases are Science, Social Studies, State Studies and American Indian History, and Biographies (Coming Fall 2018).
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Features

Tailored to meet the needs and curriculum of grades 3-5 learners, PebbleGo Next adds:
  • Curriculum-connected content for grades 3-5

  • Information-rich articles with more robust information than its predecessor

  • Text suitable for readers in grades 3-5

Plus, PebbleGo Next continues the award-winning PebbleGo experience and features

  • Read-aloud audio recorded by professional voice-over artists to provide critical scaffolds for struggling readers, English Language Learners, and more

  • Text-to-speech highlighting

  • 24/7 access for every student in your school — from school-to-home (anywhere with an internet connection!)

  • Straightforward and easy navigation, so students can find what they need — and fast.

  • Article enhancements such as videos, timelines, and more

  • Tools to develop research skills, such as the ability to cite your source and report format downloadables