In addition to our Children’s, Young Adult, & Professional collections, ORLA offers many other resources for teachers. Additional resources include STEM Kits, Virtual Programs, Digital Resource offerings, & school outreach opportunities.
STEM KITS in the classroom
Free to borrow, easy to use, & making your next lesson awesome.
digital resources in the classroom
Use our free offerings in your curriculum.
Prenda is a self-paced, cloud-based learn-to-code software that can be used by kids at home, and in ORLA's Code Club programs. Whether a coder wants to learn how to make a website for their favorite band, or an app that makes sound effects, Prenda has the roadmap to get them there. It’s fun, engaging, gamified, & ultimately helps kids take ownership over the entire experience.Access Now
Are you ready to use technology to make the world a better place? These self-paced, online courses include the same content taught by Cisco experts in classrooms around the world. The Networking Academy offers a comprehensive learning experience that includes online curriculum, assessments, case studies, games and simulations that are all delivered through their cloud-based learning and collaboration platform.Select a Course
Miss Humblebee’s Academy is a fun, interactive, & award-winning, online kindergarten-readiness learning solution for children ages 3-6. With hundreds of lessons in Math, Science & Social Studies, Language & Literacy, Art, & Music, the curriculum increases in difficulty as the user progresses through the program. Miss Humblebee’s Academy assesses cognitive skills at regular intervals for measurable improvement toward kindergarten readiness & offers a developmental observation checklist allowing parents to review & record social and emotional growth as an additional condition of preparedness.Access Now
With more than 9,000+ learning activities and more than 850 lessons, ABC Mouse teaches numbers, addition and subtraction, shapes, patterns, measurements, and more! Games and creative activities make math fun while giving young learners the practice they need to build a strong foundation for success. *Use inside the library for full access.Access Now
Explore the selection of resources on POWER Library This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.Access Now
Borrow eBooks and audiobooks – anywhere, anytime. All you need is a library card! OverDrive provides access to the most digital content available anywhere. Check out items from our collection or search the entire OverDrive collection for titles to recommend.Access Now
Mango Languages creates lovable language-learning experiences for libraries, schools, corporations, government agencies, and individuals. Learning with Mango is organized, practical, and totally painless. And the most important part? It actually works.Access Now
librarians in the classroom
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