Britannica School & Escolar

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Britannica School and Britannica Escolar are both educational sites for students to use for homework help, projects, or learning at home or at the library.

Britannica School

Britannica School is the go-to site for research and the core of any inquiry learning model. Britannica School offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases.

Britannica Escolar

Britannica Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. 

Built-In Support for Differentiated Learning

Choose from two or three levels of learning: Elementary, Middle, and High School, for a wealth of unique content to explore. Select an article and adjust its complexity with a single click while maintaining the age-appropriate look - ideal for classes of students at multiple reading levels! Read-aloud functionality and a font size changer are just a few of the features specifically helpful for students with special needs.

Accurate, Up-to-Date Content Aligned to the Common Core & State Standards

Nonfiction, cross-curricular content in Britannica School is updated daily by the editorial team with new and revised articles and multimedia; at least 1,200 entries per month to keep users informed and engaged.

Time-Saving Research Tools

Use handy how-to-conduct-research tools to build essential information literacy skills. Group together related content types for activities or projects using the easy-to-use Content Collector. For educators, review and adapt ready-made lessons on various subjects or create your own with the intuitive Lesson Plan Builder.

Need Help with Britannica?

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Access to Britannica School and Escolar is provided by the California State Library (PDF).