Helpful Educational Sites

CPS provides a Virtual Library for all students, teachers and administrators in the district. These databases which can be used both at school and at home are accessed with a special password login. Click here to access the eBook and database password document using your CPS credentials. 

PLEASE NOTE: The login and password information MAY NOT BE POSTED online in any way.  Please store codes in a safe place.

  • Discovery Kids
    The wackiest site on Discovery! Play games, chat with other kids and find new adventures. 

  • NASA Kids
    NASA Kids is best place for kids interested in Space, Science, Rocket, Astronauts and the Solar System. 

  • National Gallery of Arts Kids
    NGAkids helps children develop interpretive and analytical skills through interactive discussions of paintings and sculpture in the National Gallery of Art, educational activities, and an animated musical story. 

  • National Geographic Kids
    Be a National Geographic kid! Find tons of games, e-mail postcards, photographs, pictures, animal facts, cool links, NG Kids Magazine stories, and more. 

  • PBS Kids
    PBS Kids Online, home of your favorite PBS Kids characters with thousands of pages of learning and fun to explore. Play over 100 games, hear your favorite theme songs, read interactive stories, or discover how PBS Kids programs are made in Behind the Scenes. 

  • White House for Kids
    Kid's web site for the White House and President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. This site is a source for information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history, the federal government. 

  •'s great reading site for kids! Get reviews of the latest kids books of all genres. 

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