New items are added to the top of this list as they become available.
The Library is maintaining and updating this curated list while social distancing protocols are in effect. If you have questions, or want more specific recommendations, contact Leah (youth services) or Amanda (adult services).
Audible Stories - Instantly stream a collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help students continue dreaming and learning. Accessible on all devices.
Norton Public Schools - Curated by your teachers! Websites, resources, apps, and activities for middle school students.
Wide Open School - Good design and high-quality content make it easy for teachers and families with K-12 students to find reliable, fun educational online lessons and activities. Always free.
PBS Learning Media: Interactive Lessons for Grades 6-8- These lessons are self-contained, self-paced, and can be easily assigned with a single link. Eachlesson features several engagement and assessment activities. Student work can be saved and viewed online by teachers. Always free.
WGBH Distance Learning Center - Trusted digital resources, organized by grade level from pre-K-grade 12, that are aligned to national and state standards, including videos, comprehensive lessons, and other activities. Always free.
Code.org - Courses and games to teach coding to grades 6-12 - make apps, websites, games and more! Always free.
BreakoutEDU Fun@Home- A collection of digital learning games for students of all ages. Available free during the pandemic.
Hippo Campus - Free learning videos on a wide variety of subjects, geared towards students in middle school, high school, and college. Always free.
VIRTUAL SCHOOL LIBRARIAN - AT YOUR SERVICE!
All Massachusetts students, families, and educators have access to a certified school librarian! Click the image to get help with:
finding an ebook or audiobook;
finding high-quality information sources for homework;
access to ebooks, videos, audiobooks, magazines, and newspapers;
the research process (outlining, background information, articles, citations)
finding or recommending a good book
Questions will be answered by a Certified Massachusetts School Librarian within 24 hours.
Norton Public Library, 68 East Main Street, Norton, Massachusetts 02766 Phone: (508) 285-0265 Fax: (508) 285-0266