As an alternative to researching on the internet, Thomson Gale has developed a database especially for K-5 students, called Kids InfoBits, that students can use to hone their research techniques. "Kids learn by using computers, and we'd like to teach them early on that there are quality research alternatives to the open web," said Ben Mondloch, Thomson Gale's executive vice president of K-12 education. "What sets Kids InfoBits apart from other K-5 databases is that it addresses the way kids learn and also fulfills states' information literacy requirements." The Kids InfoBits database includes many resources: 13 age-appropriate, full-text Thomson Gale...
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