ABDO is sharing their digital products in order to support teachers and students with distance learning due to the pandemic.  This link provides access to the materials and a demonstration on how to use them.


EBSCO is making more and more resources freely available and expanding access to EBSCO and partner content. Check back here for a growing collection of content offers, webinars and other resources designed to help library staff provide their students, faculty, researchers and patrons with expanded access to online resources that are now in critical demand.


As teachers and parents plan through remote learning, EVERFI and their sponsors are providing 100+ no-cost digital lessons to support teachers, schools, and parents on a variety of K-12 topics including STEM, SEL, Financial Education, and Career Exploration. Visit our Teacher and Family portals to view the resources or contact Schools Manager Jonathan Filzen at jfilzen@everfi.com for more information.

To help make eLearning easier, we are providing free access to eBooks from Lightbox™ and AV2 World Languages through June 30, 2020. You can register for access here.

Gale, a Cengage company, is providing free access to digital content and resources to enhance instruction and learning during this pandemic to help parents, educators and librarians. These resources can be accessed on the Gale COVID-19 Resource Center web page at: https://www.gale.com/covid19support.

Lerner Publishing and J Appleseed Publishers Co-Op

I’m your local representative in MN for Lerner Publishing and J Appleseed Publishers Co-Op. Both have made a selection of their K-12 ebooks available for free online (until 5/31/2020). Free free to contact me with questions: asimsodean@gmail.com

Mackin Educational Resources, has created multiple opportunities for schools to download thousands of digital titles, totally free of charge, throughout the remainder of the school year and into the beginning of fall 2020.

LINKS: Distance Learning Essentials page - https://www.mackin.com/hq/distance-learning-essentials/

Distance learning - Digital content - https://www.mackin.com/hq/distance-learning-essentials/digital-content/

We are offering free Reading Plus access through the rest of the school year to help provide more distance learning opportunities for your students. If you or anyone on your team would be interested in making Reading Plus a part of your student's distance learning resources, I'm here to help. - greg@readingplus.com


TeachingBooks released a Book & Reading Engagement Kit: Home Edition to support all of our communities and it would be wonderful to share on the ITEM listserv. The kit provides publicly-shareable, open access for anyone through September 15. Please let me know if we can be of any assistance. Thanks again -- Nick nick@teachingbooks.net


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