Digital Resources

There are three ways to access the digital content provided by Heartland AEA:

AEA Scout: One login. One search. One interface.

Graphic of a computer with a magnifying glassAEA Scout searches most of the digital resources at the same time! It includes notetaking, translation, text-to-speech, persistent links, sharing and organizational features. Teachers can share folders of curated resources or link resources in a district’s LMS or a Google/Word doc.

Secondary students will find AEA Scout to be a real time-saver and a big help in college readiness. Log in with your school email username and password. Go to AEA Scout or use the Heartland AEA OneClick link below to go to the AEA Scout app.

AEA Scout Help Page 


Heartland AEA OneClick

Heartland AEA OneClick iconStudents and teachers can log in to Heartland AEA OneClick using their school email credentials and then access each digital resource individually — without logging in again! That means the generic school username/password is no longer needed! Why the change? AEA OneClick provides better privacy and security and adds more convenient access.

If your district is an AEA OneClick district, click the button below to start exploring!

Heartland AEA OneClick


Generic School Username/Password Access

This access path is being phased out. If you are not using AEA Scout yet and if your district is not connected to Heartland AEA OneClick, click each resource and log in with the generic username/password.

PK-5th Grade
AEA Digital Library — Videos
BookFLIX — Read-aloud ebooks
Britannica School — Encyclopedia for beginning research
CultureGrams — Information about people, places and cultures around the world
Discovery Education Science — Discovery Education videos, activities and games
FreedomFlix — Videos paired with ebooks about topics in history
Gale in Context Elementary — News, pictures and videos to introduce students to researching
ImageQuest — Over 3 million images
Learn 360 — Video clips, images, audio files, newsreels and speeches
MackinVIA — Ebooks and digital audiobooks
NoveList K-8 Plus — Information about authors and illustrators [EBSCO]
PebbleGo — Articles, ready-made activities and literacy supports for K-3 students
PebbleGo Next — Articles for 3-5 students about biographies, science and social studies
PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science — Articles for grades 3-6
PowerKnowledge Life Science — Articles for grades 3-6
PowerKnowledge Physical Science — Articles for grades 3-6
ScienceFlix — Books, experiments and video clips related to science
Soundzabound — Royalty-free music
TeachingBooks — Teaching resources about K-12 books
TrueFlix — History and science-related fictional video and non-fiction ebook pairs

6th-8th Grade
AEA Digital Library — Videos
AEA Scout — Single sign-on to access multiple digital resources
American History in Video — Videos and newsreels including transcripts
BookFLIX — Read-aloud ebooks
Britannica School — Encyclopedia for beginning research
CultureGrams — Information about people, places and cultures around the world
Discovery Education Science — Discovery Education videos, activities and games
FreedomFlix — Videos paired with ebooks about topics in history
Gale in Context Middle School — Magazines and newspapers
Gale Resources — Journals, newspapers and reference materials
ImageQuest — Over 3 million images
Learn 360 — Video clips, images, audio files, newsreels and speeches
MackinVIA — Ebooks and digital audiobooks
Newspaper Source Plus — Full-text newspaper articles
NoveList K-8 Plus — Information about authors and illustrators [EBSCO]
PebbleGo — Articles, ready-made activities and literacy supports for K-3 students
PebbleGo Next — Articles for 3-5 students about biographies, science and social studies
Points of View Reference Center — Full-text essays presenting multiple sides of a current issue [EBSCO]
PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science
— Articles for grades 3-6
PowerKnowledge Life Science
— Articles for grades 3-6
PowerKnowledge Physical Science
— Articles for grades 3-6
ScienceFlix — Books, experiments and video clips related to science
SIRS Issue Researcher — Full-text primary sources on current social issues representing various viewpoints
Soundzabound — Royalty-free music
TeachingBooks — Teaching resources about K-12 books
TrueFlix — History and science-related fictional video and non-fiction ebook pairs

9th-12th Grade
AEA Digital Library — Videos
AEA Scout — Single sign-on to access multiple digital resources
Advanced Placement Source — Full-text articles and information for AP courses [EBSCO]
American History in Video — Videos and newsreels including transcripts
BookFLIX — Read-aloud ebooks
Britannica School — Encyclopedia for beginning research
Core Concepts: Biology — Videos, digital interactives and experiments
Core Concepts: Chemistry — Videos, digital interactives and experiments
Core Concepts: Periodic Table — Videos, digital interactives and experiments
CultureGrams — Information about people, places and cultures around the world
FreedomFlix — Videos paired with ebooks about topics in history
Gale Resources — Journals, newspapers and reference materials
Gale General OneFile — Full-text articles
ImageQuest — Over 3 million images
Learn 360 — Video clips, images, audio files, newsreels and speeches
MackinVIA — Ebooks and digital audiobooks
Newspaper Source Plus — Full-text newspaper articles
NoveList Plus — Information about authors and illustrators [EBSCO]
PebbleGo — Articles, ready-made activities and literacy supports for K-3 students
PebbleGo Next — Articles for 3-5 students about biographies, science and social studies
Points of View Reference Center — Full-text essays presenting multiple sides of a current issue [EBSCO]
ScienceFlix — Books, experiments and video clips related to science
SIRS Issue Researcher — Full-text primary sources on current social issues representing various viewpoints
Soundzabound — Royalty-free music
TeachingBooks — Teaching resources about K-12 books
Teen Health & Wellness — Information for teens on topics such as nutrition, relationships and mental health
TrueFlix — History and science-related fictional video and non-fiction ebook pairs

Educators
Academic OneFile — Articles from scholarly journals for academic research
Academic Search Ultimate — Full-text academic journals [EBSCO]
DefinedLearning — K-12 project-based learning activities     Getting Started
Educator’s Reference Complete — Insight on issues in administration, funding and policy
Education Source — Full-text research database designed for educators [EBSCO]
ERIC — Education research [EBSCO]
Mystery Science — Teacher resource for elementary lesson plans and videos
NoveList K-8 Plus — Information about authors and illustrators [EBSCO]
NoveList Plus — Information about authors and illustrators
TeachingBooks — One-of-a-kind interviews with authors and illustrators and book study guides

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