Taylor-White Media Center
Contact

Robin King
Media Specialist

Hours of Operation: 8:30-2:45

Robin King
Mission Statement
The mission of the Taylor-White Elementary School Media Center is to provide students with resources and opportunities to become effective lifelong readers and information literate. The program will provide educational and technological opportunities to students and staff in keeping with their needs and abilities. The program will enable individuals to access, analyze, assimilate, and use information effectively.
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Links
Helpful Links

Destiny Discover- Taylor-White
https://search.follettsoftware.com/metasearch/ui/18836
Search our Media Center collection.

AR BookFind
https://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx
Quick link to finding AR quiz information.

AVL
https://www.avl.lib.al.us/resources/display_resources.php
Provides online access for Alabama citizens, to essential library and information resources, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias and magazines.

Big Universe
https://www.biguniverse.com/signin/mcpss
Provides access to online books for MCPSS students.

Discovery Education
https://mcpss.discoveryeducation.com/public:session/login?next=https%3A%2F%2Fmcpss%2Ediscoveryeducation%2Ecom
Provides access to digital tools for learning.

ALEX
https://alex.state.al.us/
Alabama Learning Exchange is an online digital resource for teaching & learning.

Homework Alabama
https://aplsws1.apls.state.al.us/aplsnew/homework/
A website that offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Alabama residents.

Mobile Public Library
http://www.mplonline.org/%20
Search the Mobile Public Library Catalog.

Renaissance Place/AR
https://hosted240.renlearn.com/79853/
Students my check their Accelerated Reader progress.

Reading/Language Arts
Storyline Online
https://www.storylineonline.net/
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children can be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image.

abcya
https://www.abcya.com/
Online educational games and activities.

starfall
https://www.starfall.com/h/
Free site to teach the basics of reading. Features interactive books and phonics games.

funbrain
https://www.funbrain.com/
Site for online educational games and stories for kids of all ages.

Story Place
https://www.storyplace.org/front
Children's digital learning library with stories and activities.

Scholastic Parents
https://www.scholastic.com/parents/home.html
This site offers book recommendations, homework help, and more to help make learning fun.
Math
Multiplication.com
https://www.multiplication.com/
Students can practice multiplication with an interactive times table.

CoolMath
https://www.coolmathgames.com/
Make learning math fun with games and activities!

Math.com
http://www.math.com/
Free math lessons and homework help!

AplusMath
https://www.varsitytutors.com/aplusmath
Explore math games, flash cards and more!
Science
National Geographic
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Explore the world and make learning fun!
Parent Sites
iKEEPSAFE
https://ikeepsafe.org/resource/parents-guide-to-facebook/
A site to help guide you on how to keep your family safe on the internet.

GREAT WEBSITES FOR KIDS
http://gws.ala.org/
Internet guide of child-safe sites selected by a committee of the American Library Association.
Fun Sites

Enchanted Learning Learning Units
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html

Picture Dictionary (with vocabulary in five languages!), hundreds of animals printouts, great graphics, Rebus Nursery Rhymes, Easy Crafts, Geography Units, coloring pages and even activities for preschoolers. Reading level gets harder as you follow more links within their site, and then eventually link to outside resources to extend even further. There's enough to keep your students, Grades K-6, busy and learning all year long.

Scholastic for Kids
https://kids.scholastic.com/kids/home/
Games, reading, new adventures and favorite characters

Research Sites
Destiny Quest-Taylor-White Catalog
https://mcpss.follettdestiny.com/quest/servlet/presentquestform.do?site=708&context=saas03_0139762&alreadyValidated=true

Alabama Virtual Library
http://www.avl.lib.al.us/resources/display_resources.php
AR Book Finder
Accelerated Reader Book Find
http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx