Teacher Resources

PBS Video Collection

This collection of more than 1,200 streaming videos provides an exceptional range of content with the most valuable video documentaries and series from PBS. From science to history, art to Shakespeare, diversity to business & economics, and more, the PBS Video Collection: Fourth Edition gives you access to one of television’s most trusted networks. See this spreadsheet for a current full list of titles.

Login credentials 

(only required for off-site access):

User name: busd

Password: studentsR#1

Swank Video Collection

This collection gives you access to more than 35,000 streaming videos from all the major movie and television studios. These films can be used in your classroom, or in larger school/community events (for example, PTA movie nights) without the hassle of DVD equipment or blocked personal streaming accounts, and without violating copyright.

For instructions on how to use Swank, click here.

Alexander Street Music & Performing Arts Collection

Alexander Street Music & Performing Arts collection gives you access to a large collection of music, dance, and theater content spanning hundreds of genres and a wide range of subject types. The music collection is the most comprehensive catalog of online music content in the world.

For instructions on how to use Alexander Street, click here.

Teaching Books

Teaching Books provides book recommendations, author interviews, lesson plans, and video and audio readings on a variety of topics, including school subjects, genres, cultural background and phenomic/phonological awareness.

For more information how to use Teaching Books, as your school librarian.