Reopening Our Schools

To find the latest information about school reopening, please use the links below. Berlin CSD's top priorities are the health and safety of our students and staff and the academic and social emotional needs of our students.

Reopening Plan | Resources | Reopening Task Force | NYSED Guidelines | BCSD School-Based COVID-19 Testing Information and FAQ

Library Databases

General

Encyclopedia Britannica:  Has encyclopedia information for levels K-12

InfoBits:  Middle School level for researching almost any middle school topic.  Good for current events and information.

Learn 360:  Videos and video clips that support every aspect of the curriculum

Brain POP and Brainpop Jr.  Animated videos and games that support the curriculum

News Bank:  Current and historical news

News ELA

Research In Context:  Excellent database for researching almost any high school topic.Good for current events and information.

Encyclopedia Britannica Academic

Expanded Academic provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines. The database meets research needs in subject areas including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology

Discovery ED:  Videos and information that support every aspect of the curriculum

Gale InfoTRAC Databases:  Thousands of magazines, journals and reference sources on just about any topic.  Good source for current information.

Flipster  Professional journals

ELA/ English

Issues and Controversies find articles on topics of a controversial nature from different points of view

Literature Resource Center:  find articles from literary magazines, journals and reference sources.  Good for researching authors, books and literary movements.  (need NYC Public library card)

Opposing Viewpoints: find articles on topics of a controversial nature from different points of view

Teaching Books

Health

Teen Health and WellnessHealth information for teens, also covers diseases, internet safety, bullying and emotional health

Health Reference Center:  Hundreds of thousands of health articles from health related  journals.

Social Studies

Opposing Viewpoints: find articles on topics of a controversial nature from different points of view

Issues and Controversies find articles on topics of a controversial nature from different points of view

History in Context   (need NYC Public library card)

Gale Biography: Contains articles on famous people, both current and historical   (need NYC Public library card)

Cavendish Non-fiction E-book Databases 

Rosen Non-fiction E-book Databases 

Science

Power, Knowledge, Science

Rosen Earth Science and Ecology Database

Digital/ Visual Science Online: Video lessons aligned to the science curriculum at all levels

Music

Soundzabound:  Copyright free music for students to use.

InfoBits:  Middle School level for researching almost any middle school topic.  Good for current events and information.

Professional

Questar SLS