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District Databases & Software

Summer CLAMPS

The Thompson School District community is learning all summer long at Summer CLAMPS. Use these activities as a springboard to your own creativity!

Dive into learning

BrainPop and BrainPopJr

BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr are educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students with quizzes. BrainPop is used at both the elementary and middle school levels, while BrainPop Jr. is only used in Elementary.

CVL: Colorado Virtual Library

Your gateway to library resources and news. CVL is administered by the Colorado State Library.

Access CVL

K-5 Computer Science: code.org

We teach computer science using the code.org curriculum. This curriculum aligns with Colorado state core content standards and integrates digital citizenship skills. We also use the Common Sense Education Digital Citizenship curriculum which includes take-home resources for the family. How to set up picture passwords or secret word link. 

Login: Use picture passwords or secret words created by the teacher. Or Clever Login

Destiny District Library Management System

Destiny is our district library management system.  Students and staff have 24/7 online access to print and eBooks, digital databases, vetted websites, and OER (Open Educational Resources).

Login: Students and Staff using your TSD computer credentials

Minecraft Education Edition

Chromebook users can install Minecraft Education Edition from the Google Play Store.

Login: Students and Staff using your TSD computer credentials

NEARPOD

Nearpod helps educators make any lesson interactive whether in the classroom or virtual. The concept is simple. A teacher can create interactive presentations that can contain quizzes, Polls, Videos, Collaborate Boards, and more. You can access thousands of pre-built K-12 standards-aligned lessons or upload your existing lessons and make them interactive.

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    Login: Using Clever

ProQuest

The Research Library Prep database is designed to support research and college-prep curricula.  The full-text content comes from thousands of leading journals, magazines, and four national newspapers. There is a rich diversity of content such as television and radio transcripts, video clips on a range of subjects, and important blogs. Millions of articles offer global coverage on a wide range of subjects.

  Login: Using Clever

SORA

Sora is the new OverDrive app that can be used on all devices. Sora connects you to thousands of eBooks and audiobooks.  There are also simultaneous use for eBooks.   VIDEO: SORA student-centered reading app.     TSD SORA titles by ATOS and Lexile

Login: Students and Staff using your TSD computer credentials

Login to SORA

TSD Digital Catalog

This is a list of the apps and websites that have been vetted and approved by ITS for use with staff and students. Use the dropdown menu to narrow your search.

TSD Digital Catalog

WorldBook Online

WorldBook offers access to several general encyclopedias, geared toward all K-12 subjects.

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Elementary Databases

Middle Databases

High Databases

Kids

Timelines

eBooks

Science

Social Studies

Student

Timelines

eBooks

Science

Social Studies

Student

Advanced

Timelines

eBooks

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