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Every student has a username and password that they use for:

  • The Source –to check grades!
  • The Library Catalog –to search for book and put books on hold for curbside pick-up!
  • Schoology –to find online classes and assignments! *must add @seattleschools.org to username*
  • Office 365 –to use Microsoft products like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook email *must add @seattleschools.org to username*Every student has a username and password that they use for:
  • The Source –to check grades!
  • The Library Catalog –to search for book and put books on hold for curbside pick-up!
  • Schoology –to find online classes and assignments! *must add @seattleschools.org to username*
  • Office 365 –to use Microsoft products like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook email *must add @seattleschools.org to username*

Research How-Tos

Find reliable information in the SPS Academic Resources found in  Student Online Resources

Get research help from the  Teen Seattle Public Library Teen Research page.

Questions about citations?  See Ms. B., your ELA teacher or these resources:

  • OWL – Online Writing Lab MLA Citation Help – Purdue U.

AP News

BBC – British Broadcasting Corporation

Britannica – SPS – Click on >Students >Online Academic Resources >High School

Choose the high school edition and then scroll down to News from New York Times

When at home: username: studentsps password: access

CNN 10 – Explaining global news to a global audience. CNN 10 replaces CNN Student News. 10-minute news show that appears as a daily digital video on CNN.com.

SIRS Discoverer Trending Topics – through SPS – >Students >Online Academic Resources

at home username: studentsps password: access

KidsPost from The Washington Post – not sure if there are charges after a certain number of visits

Library Link – through Seattle Public Library -access to digital news, databases – students use 990000 + their SPS student ID to create a 13 digit username Password: birthday month and day – MMDD – ex. March 3 would be 0303 Access magazines & news : https://www.spl.org/online-resources/magazines-and-newspapers

Media Bias Chart

NewsBank – SPS – >Students >Online Academic Resources >Middle/High School

Newspapers choose from: Seattle Times, Washington State, World Edition

When at home: username: studentsps password: access

Newseum – “Today’s Front Pages” Newseum Ed – “Classroom Connections” – more in depth look at big news & research – good teacher resource

Pulitzer Center

Reuters News

The SIFT News The SIFT – News Literacy Project – viral rumors, fake news, news literacy

Tween Tribune Smithsonian:  7-8 Grades

Seattle Public School Social Justice Resources