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Turn of River Middle School has access to some premium scholarly resources!  Check them out!   Email Ms. George for the passwords or click here


America's Historical Newspapers

Research It CT

  • Reference, Magazines, Journals, Newspapers, Images, History, Biography, Health, Science, Ebooks and More


~staff & students login with their SPS Google Accounts
*Access via the web or download the app through the Google Play and Apple App stores (setup code stamfordct)
**Once logged in, you can add the Ferguson Library

Students can order print copies of books too via Linked Libraries with their Digital Library Card--all students have them--
2111800+ student ID number (no spaces) to access all of the Fergusonś online resources, e-books and e-audios. That will also be how they login to the Ferguson's catalog and place holds. All the PIN numbers are still 9999

News in Levels

Advisory Resources


  • Login
  • Device Console
  • Sign in with Google
  • Select Class
  • Teacher Tools
  • Start Class
    • Limit Tabs, Enforce Block List, Screen Lock, Push URL, etc.


  • Staff login with City Email Address
  • Students login with SPS Google Account


Legends of Learning



The below list has been vetted by the SPS district technology team, as well as evaluated for how well they align with our teaching and learning pedagogy.  Teachers may assign independent and small group work through these online resources.  Students may also use these resources for independent work and enrichment.


Google Classroom Help


Khan Academy
A huge amount of free lessons and classes in topics, along with a kid-focused section. This includes specially written daily lesson plans for 2-18-year-olds.
Flashcards and quizzes for Language, Science, Arts and Humanities, Math, Social Science, and other


A comprehensive curriculum for k-12 including Math, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies
Math games and quizzes, some books and such sold. Games are free
Everyday Math
McGraw Hill classroom-specific tutorials created by individual teachers


Typing Club
Free touch typing lessons.
Ferguson Public Library Kids Resources
List of library resources for children and parents of small children including lessons, reading lists, and events.
Reading lessons for pre-k through 3rd grade
Lexia® Core5® Reading supports educators in providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5. Lexia’s research-proven program provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skill gaps as they emerge.
Lexia® PowerUp Literacy® is designed to help struggling and nearly-proficient readers in grades 6–12 become proficient readers and confident learners. PowerUp helps educators simultaneously address gaps in fundamental literacy skills while helping students build the higher-order skills they need to comprehend, analyze, evaluate, and compare increasingly complex literary and informational texts.
Fun and gamified language learning


Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts and Music, Health and SEL, Engineering and Tech topics, lessons, movies, quizzes, sources, etc.
Science Generation
Science Generation (SciGen) addresses science topics commonly taught to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. These curricular materials can be used in place of the standard curriculum materials, or as a supplement. 
Science Kids
Science Kids is the online home of science & technology for children around the world.

Learn more with our fun science experiments, cool facts, free games, activities, lesson plans, quizzes, videos, photos, and science fair project ideas.

Social Studies

Teaching History is designed to help K–12 history teachers access resources and materials to improve U.S. history education in the classroom. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) has created with the goal of making history content, teaching strategies, resources, and research accessible
Social Studies Generation
Social Studies Generation (SocGen) is comprised of three six-week sequences around topics commonly included in 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade social studies content standards. These curricular materials can be used in place of the standard curriculum materials, or as a supplement. They provide opportunities to read, write, discuss, and build arguments about central concepts in social studies.

Additional Resources

Chrome Music Lab
Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
Exercise and lessons on music theory