Jennifer Hootman

ELM: Supporting the Home Educator’s Curriculum

By: Carla Steinberg Pfahl


The Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM), a collection of 40+ online databases, is available to all Minnesota residents needing information on subject areas such as social sciences, math, literature, science, geography, health, business, and education. There are databases specifically aimed at kids and teens that include full-text magazine and newspaper articles, as well as articles from encyclopedias and reference books. They can easily locate biographies, primary source documents, essays, literary criticism, full-text play, and poems, images, videos, broadcast transcripts, maps, and links to accurate, authoritative, and vetted websites. The K-12 databases also include citation and research tools and tips. Attend this session to learn more about the world of information available to you and your children.