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GALE Kids InfoBits

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 Using GALE
Kids InfoBits

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Level 2 Tool

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Access to this tool does not require any user to share information about themselves

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This information last checked: 06/28/2019

 

 

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Digital Content SNAPSHOT & SUPPORT RESOURCES


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Overview

Kids InfoBits is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.  With full-text proprietary content from Blackbirch Press®, U•X•L, KidHaven Press™, and more, it's reliable and geared to fit the needs of today’s young learners

Target Audience:  Grades K-5

Content Connections:  All 

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Content & Features

The content found in Kids InfoBits is continuously updated and provides interesting and important facts with connections to current and past events. Students can dive into elementary subjects by exploring categories like Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, and Technology. Indexed, searchable content along with more than 16,600 images, over 1,700 kid-friendly charts and graphs, and more than 600 high-quality educational videos are provided from resources including books, magazines, and news periodicals. Kids InfoBits contains content in popular subject categories including Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, Technology, and more. 

 

Learning Supports & Tools

  • Flexible Search Tools:  Filter content level and streamline search results based on basic, intermediate, or advanced learning levels.
  • Breadcrumb Trails:  Students can track the path they took to find a particular result and build their understanding of the search process.
  • Engaging Graphics:  Search through over 16,600 indexed images and over 1,700 kid-friendly charts and graphs.
  • Readspeaker Text-to-Speech Technology: Makes resources more accessible. Audio files can be downloaded onto a mobile device.
  • ARTICLE- AND INTERFACE-LEVEL TRANSLATIONS:  Content can be translated into dozens of languages—on screen and read aloud.
  • INTEGRATION WITH MICROSOFT ONEDRIVE:  Enables users to easily share, save, and download content — including highlights and notes.
  • READING LEVELS:  Search results are labeled with Content Level and Lexile Measure. You can also use Advanced Search to limit your search to a specific Content Level or Lexile range. 

 

Tutorials & Guides

 

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