5 Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide with Discus

Keep children, tweens, and teens involved in literacy this summer. Here are 5 tips:

  1. Families planning a summer trip? Have children K-12 assist in researching states using CultureGrams-States Edition. Find Quick Facts, trivia, recipes, state symbols, famous people, history, and even listen to the birdsongs of state birds.
  2. Fun songs, animated storybooks, chapter books, graphic novels, and puzzles are found in Tumblebooks, e-books for e-kids.

SC Teachers and Librarians: Enter for chance to win a Kindle Fire! Discus Lesson Plan and Activity Contest

Tell us how you are making research fun and inviting in your classroom or media center by sending us your favorite lesson plan or activity that features Discus. Send your entries to the Discus Office by June 1, 2018. We're exploring new, effective, and fun ways to teach students how easy it is to use Discus. We want students to know the difference between informed, peer-reviewed resources and the unreliable information they may find in internet search engines. Please include any handouts, slideshows, or other tools you use.

EBSCO's AutoMate Replaces Automotive Repair Reference Center

The Discus platform now includes AutoMate, DIY auto repair from EBSCO. Attend a live webinar about AutoMate on May 24th. AutoMate provides automotive service and repair information for over 38,000 domestic and imported vehicles from 1974 to the present. AutoMate is mobile-friendly and in it you will find: