Teacher Resources

This page shows all the free & subscription databases to which Polaris has access. These databases contain information that is current, reliable, edited and not available on the regular Internet. The databases can be used at home with passwords. The passwords are available from the Media Specialist.

Home Connection to Lotus Notes: See Lori Dietz for URL

Online Catalog

Plain Dealer Online (iPD)

Ohio Career Information System (OCIS)

Reference Databases:


Resource Guide for Grades 9-12

Infohio Research Project Calculator

Northcoast Educational Media Center Resources
(Biography Resource Center, County Reports & Issues)

You will need a Class ID and password from your instructor to utilize this resource.

Gale E-books

Professional Development:
Infohio Learning Commons
PBS TeacherLine
WVIZ Teacher Connections Newsletter
Professional Learning Communities

ActivBoard Resources:
Promethean Planet
Promethean Learning\

Streaming Video:
Discovery Learning/UnitedStreaming
PBS Video
Ohio Area Media Centers Digital Videos

Curriculum Resources:
Access your Curriculum from Polaris
Verizon Foundation
Infohio Learning Commons
Data Driven Decision for Academic Achievement
Glogster (Digital Poster Making)
WVIZ Distance Learning & Videoconferences
Career Field Technical Content Standards

Social Networking for Teachers:
Social Bookmarking
Teacher Tube
Glogster for Education