Learning Commons

Altamont Learning Commons
Welcome to the heart of our learning community!

The Learning Commons is the physical and digital learning hub of Altamont Elementary School


where teachers and students work collaboratively toward creating knowledge and innovation.


Sora App
Access the eBook Collection of the Stockton-
San Joaquin County Public Library System
Access the eBook
    Collection of LUSD/AES
              Access the AES Print Collection available 
          for check-out in the Learning Commons

Encyclopaedia Britannica

A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12.

Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. 

Elementary  Middle  High Escolar

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One-stop resources for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, and lesson plans.



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CultureGrams SIRS Discover SIRS Issues Researcher elibrary Guided Research Edition

elibrary Database Edition ProQuest Central Student ProQuest Research Companion Ebook Central

^ The icons above work for accessing these resources on campus ^

v Use the "Off-Campus Access" links below when accessing from non-school locations v

    • CultureGrams Off-Campus Access - Concise social, cultural, and political information on countries, U.S. states, and provinces around the world. (Grades 3-12)
    • SIRS Discoverer Off-Campus Access - A general reference database providing safe, reliable, curriculum-aligned content and features for use by students and educators. (Grades 3-9)
    • SIRS Issues Researcher Off-Campus Access - Pros and cons on 360+ (and growing) complex social issues with relevant, credible information that tells the whole story on the major questions of the day. (Grades 6+)
    • eLibrary Guided Research Off-Campus Access - Guided Research edition delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content including more than 11,000 Research Topics (Grades 6+)
    • eLibrary Database Edition Off-Campus Access - Database Edition General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. (Grades 6+)
    • Central Student Off-Campus Access - designed to bring instant results to users across thousands of journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, reports, and more. This resource brings together some of ProQuest's most used databases in education, humanities, psychology, science, social sciences, and news. (Grades 9+, IB, AP, College Prep)
    • Research Companion Off-Campus Access - a self-guided product that supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction.(Grades 8+)
    • Ebook Central Off-Campus Access - provides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information

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