:: 21st Century Explorer

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Description from publisher:
21st-Century Explorer provides online reference and learning tools for students who read below grade level, are dealing with specific learning problems, or are at risk of falling behind.

This user-friendly collection contains all of the resources that students need including encyclopedias, an atlas, historic timelines, a dictionary, news, and other essential learning tools.

21st-Century Explorer is ideal for reluctant readers, ELL and ESL students, and adult literacy students."

Outside the library? Please click here to access 21st-Century Explorer.

At the library?
>> Please click here to access 21st Century Explorer.
Access Options:

This database can be accessed from any of Thrall Library's public Internet or research computers.

Concerning access outside the library:

Members of Middletown Thrall Library may log in to this service using their library barcode.

Tips & Special Features:

At the top of the 21st Century Explorer screen are to "Level" buttons ("Level 1" and "Level 2"). "Level 1" is the easiest, while "Level 2" is for more advanced readers.

Other tips:

Instead of searching, you can browse topics such as Arts, Science, and Social Studies in 21st Century Explorer.

Also check out the "Features" section on their page for Biographies, Timelines, a World Atlas, and more.

If you need more information that what is provided in 21st Century Explorer, consider one or more of the "related resources" link to the right of this page.
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