Students, teachers, and parents have access to the following digital resources 24/7/365 which include eBooks, streaming video, encyclopedia, reference materials, and more!

Digital Resources:

AEA Scout 2

*AEA Scout uses the same login as the state-wide AEA Login system for teachers.

Single sign-on and searchability to access multiple digital resources.
Please contact your AEA librarian for access to student accounts.


AEA Digital LibraryWith over 400 titles, this collection includes streaming video, still images and digital documents. Pre K-3 Literature, 4th-8th Science, 7th-12th Health & Guidance

Pre K-12th Grades

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Collection of more than 16,000 newsreels, documentaries, reenactments, and analyses

K-12th Grades


Online literacy resource pairing fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction books.

Pre K-3rd Grades

Britannica schoolA collection of resources for K-12 including an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, articles and more.

Pre K-12th Grades

Proquest Culture Grams

A resource for detailed information about countries and their citizens.

K-12th Grades

EBSCO Central Rivers AEA has added another professional journal resource called the EBSCO Professional Development Collection.

This resource requires a username and password. Note unique password: craea-3

Freedom Flix

Provides 60+ ebooks and video clips, supplying information relevant to science and social studies core topics.

4th-12th Grades

Gale Support

An eResource package offering content from magazines, newspapers, and reference materials. Resources are designed for age-appropriate access.

Pre k-12th Grades


A collection of photos, clipart, fonts, and animations.

Pre K-12th Grades

Learn 360

Collection of video clips, images, audio files, newsreels, and speeches

Pre K-12th Grades

Mackin VIA

Collection of e-Books and audiobooks. (Individual student accounts available for students)

K-12th Grades   eBook Resources MackinVIA Professional eBooks (unique login required)


Mystery Science is available to all K-5 educators in Central Rivers AEA via individual accounts.  Several lessons are now available to families for free. Parents may sign-up for mini-lessons.

Click here to set up a new Mystery Science Account


PebbleGo, PebbleGo Next, and PebbleGo Spanish are HERE! These resources provide curriculum-connected research tools for elementary school students packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy support for students of all abilities.

  K-5th Grades



Books and short video clips about science topics.

4th-12th Grades


Sirs Logo 2017Exploration of the perspectives (pro vs. con) and essential questions under debate on over 300 social issues.

9th-12th Grades

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Royalty-free music collection

K-12th Grades

Logo teachingbooks

Collections of author video interviews, book readings, teaching resources, and lesson plans to support student reading skills and interests.

K-12th Grades

Teen Health

Provides students with nonjudgmental, straightforward information on today’s teen health and wellness issues.

7th-12th Grades

True Flix

Combines Scholastic True Books ebooks content with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, weblinks, and text.

3rd-6th Grades


Guidance for families on learning at home

Assistive Features of Iowa Digital AEA Online Resources

Copyright BriefNOTES for Teachers and Students

Copyright BriefNOTES for Students

AEA Digital Resources Usage Information 2019-2020 (includes past 3 years of historical statistics)


Usernames and Password Support

Contact Name Email
Yamala Baccam-Lee Email Yamala
Kristine Kienzle Email Kristine
Brenda Streets (EBSCO journal support) Email Brenda 

Support for use of AEA Digital Resources

Contact Name Email
Cari Teske, Director of Media Services Email Cari
Michelle Meier, Instructional Technology/Media Consultant Email Michelle
Ann Thomas, Consultant for Media/Library Email Ann