Educational Links

  • Featured Resources

    Renaissance myON Reader

    Renaissance myON Reader is a student-centered, personalized literacy environment that gives students access to more than 6,000 enhanced digital books and standards-aligned to news articles. To access the digital library, use the login information below.

    1. Go to the JPS myON Reader site.
    2. Student Username: JPS
    3. Student Password: read


    Strong Readers = Strong Leaders 

    Strong Readers = Strong Leaders is a component of Mississippi’s Literacy-Based Promotion Act. Revamped in 2020, the site is organized by grade level with strategies for developing strong reading habits.

    MAGNOLIA

    MAGNOLIA provides online resources for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi. MAGNOLIA online resources include:

    • EBSCOhost — supplies a powerful, online reference system offering a variety of full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from leading information providers.
    • Grolier Products — includes several online encyclopedias.
    • SIRS Discoverer — provides an interactive reference tool for elementary and middle school students.
    • SIRS Researcher — contains articles from 1,500 domestic and international newspapers, magazines, journals, and US government publications.
    • Gale Products — includes literary resources such as Contemporary Authors and EXPLORING Poetry, as well as business reference materials.
    • Wilson Biographies — contains the full text of the biographies from more than 100 print volumes of biographical reference books.
    • FirstSearch — provides instant access to full text from over 7,500 journals and over 3,100 full-image online journals.

    Jackson Hinds Library System

    Jackson Hinds Library System provides a multitude of educational resources for students, parents, teachers and others in Jackson, Mississippi and Hinds County.

    More Resources

    • Discovery Education provides students, parents, and teachers fresh ideas to enhance learning.
    • Education World is an educational resource sponsored by the American Fidelity Assurance Company. 
    • Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything! Portal to all Kathy Schrock technology resource sites.
    • National Geographic.com offers Features, Travel, Adventure, Maps, Photography, News, Kids, Education, Forums, Live Events, and Exhibition pages. Don't miss the Education sections' Online Adventures and Maps & Geography.
    • New York Times Learning Network provides grades 3–12 learning connections for students, teachers, and parents.
    • PBS (public television online) offers resources for teachers and kids. The Kid pages include kid favorites such as Arthur, Barney, Clifford, and Mister Rogers. 
    • Refdesk.com boasts the slogan "Fact checker of the internet."
Last Modified on August 11, 2020