Wilson ES

    DoDEA GradeSpeed - Connecting Teachers, Parents, and Students
    DoDEA GradeSpeed
    Connecting Teachers, Parents, and Students
    Global IT Help Desk - (DoDEA Employees)
    Global IT Help Desk
    (DoDEA Employees)
    GA/AL MLA - Teacher Master Labor Agreement
    Teacher Master Labor Agreement
    AFGE MLA (GA/AL) - AFGE Master Labor Agreement
    AFGE Master Labor Agreement

    Library Services

    The school library provides a variety of books for reading and reference.  Books may be checked out by the students. If a student loses or severely damages a book, the parents will be responsible for reimbursement.  We also have a parent collection of books containing useful resources and parenting tips. Please feel free to view or checkout materials from our collection.

    The DoDEA School Library Information Center program:
    • Provides access to print and non-print resource materials that are aligned to the DoDEA curriculum.
    • Facilitates library services and literacy programming that fosters a love of reading.
    • Defines the essential information literacy skills required for student achievement in the 21st century.
    • Collaborates with educators to design learning strategies and deliver instruction that meets the needs of the military child.

    Reading Counts

    Scholastic Reading Counts (SRC) is a program that encourages students to read for enjoyment and understanding.

    Reading Counts Quiz Search
    Provides information about books that are supported by SRC quizzes.  You can view the available quizzes to help you and your child select books for Reading Counts points.

    Information Resources and Databases

    The Media Center has over 20 databases that students use as they learn about:

    • accessing information efficiently and effectively;
    • evaluating information critically and competently

    Students can access these resources from home as well.

    A program that makes it easy to access your school's eBooks and educational databases with one User ID and password. You can use MackinVIA on any device that has Internet access. For online and offline access.

    Arts & Humanities for ES
    Arts & Humanities by GALE CENGAGE K-6 Online Databases
    ASCD Collection
    ASCD Collection: Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) has helpful links and resources.
    Biography In Context
    Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals — spanning history and geography.
    Britannica Learning Zone
    The Britannica Discovery Library has been chosen as a winner of the 2007 Teacher's Choice Award.
    Britannica School - ES
    Britannica School is a global digital media company with products that promote knowledge and learning.
    Children's Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)
    This rich resource covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books and magazines recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade.
    Culture Grams State Edition
    CultureGrams series is one of the most trusted and widely used cultural reference and curriculum products in the education, government, and non-profit arenas.
    Since its beginnings in 1974, the aim of CultureGrams has been to foster understanding and appreciation of the world's countries and peoples by creating and publishing concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural content.
    CultureGrams™ Kids Edition
    CultureGrams series is one of the most trusted and widely used cultural reference and curriculum products in the education, government, and non-profit arenas.
    Discovering Collection
    The databases selected for searching offer a combined 316,151 articles.
    EBSCO Publishing complies with the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland.
    Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
    EBSCO service is to search within a single database, and more than one database to search.
    Education Research Complete
    Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
    Educator's Reference Complete
    Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources.
    eLibrary® Curriculum Edition (includes History Study & Literature Learning)
    eLibrary® Curriculum Edition (includes History Study & Literature Learning) by BigChalk.com
    eLibrary® Science
    eLibrary® Science BY Big Chalk
    eLibrary®  Elementary
    eLibrary®  Elementary by Big Chalk
    ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources.
    ERIC® Plus Text
    ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
    Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
    Gale Encyclopedias for ES
    Gale Encyclopedias for ES by Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
    Gale Power Search for ES
    Discover all of the great content available at your library right here. Search for any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos.
    General Reference
    General Reference by GALE CENGAGE Learning.
    Global Issues in Context
    Global Issues in Context by GALE Cengage Learning.
    GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
    GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) by GALE Cengage Learning
    History Collection for ES
    History Collection for ES by GALE Cengage Learning.
    Junior Edition
    This periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
    Kids InfoBits
    Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
    Kids Search
    Kids Search powered by EBSCOhost
    Literature Resource Center
    Literature Resource Center powered by Infotrac
    Merriam-Webster Dictionary
    Merriam-Webster Dictionary by Britannica Digital Learning
    Middle and Junior High Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)
    This Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction books recommended for children and young adolescents (grades 5 through 9), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.
    National Geographic Kids
    Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, and age-appropriate content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen it before.
    NoveList K-8 Plus
    NoveList K-8 Plus powered by EBSCOhost
    PowerKnowledge Earth & Space
    PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science is a new online resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6 and struggling middle school students.
    PowerKnowledge Life Science
    PowerKnowledge Life Science is a new online resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6 and struggling middle school students.
    Primary Search
    Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research.
    ProQuest Education Journals™
    ProQuest® Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text.
    ProQuest® Professional Education
    This database gives users access to hundreds of top educational publications, offering complete information on a wide range of educational topics.
    Research Starters - Business, Education and Sociology
    Research Starters - Business, Education and Sociology powered by EBSCOhost - an online database for students to search within a single database.
    Science in Context
    Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects.
    Searchasaurus powered by EBSCOhost - Searchasaurus makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results.
    Senior High Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)
    Wilson's Senior High Core Collection is selective list of books recommended for young people in grades 9 through 12 is invaluable for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory and curriculum support in the high school library.
    SIRS® Decades—Primary and secondary sources covering 20th Century American History
    SIRS® Discoverer
    SIRS Discoverer®—Content hand-selected for younger researchers in grades K-9
    SIRS® WebSelect
    SIRS® WebSelect—Collection of editorially-selected reliable and credible educational websites covering all curriculum topics.
    STEM for ES
    STEM for ES by Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
    Student Edition InfoTrac for ES
    This periodical database is designed for students with access to a variety of magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information.
    Student Resource Center - Junior
    Student Resource Center - Junior powered by GALE CENGAGE Learning.
    Student Resources in Context
    This next-generation portal reaches out to today’s students with a Web-like user experience, which intuitively conveys needed information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History.
    This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.
    U.S. History in Context
    U.S. History in Context delivers comprehensive, contextual, media-rich search results from the most extensive online collection of historical information available today.
    World History in Context
    World History in Context is a comprehensive online collection that uses an intuitive, Web-like interface to provide multicultural, global and research-based dynamic content that supports today’s history research requirements.
    Lost or Damaged Books

    Parents are responsible for reimbursing the school for all lost or damaged books at the following rate, based on the age of the book. 

    Age of Book Reimbursable % of Original Value
    New 100%
    1 year
    2 years
    3 years
    4 years
    5 years

    Payment for lost or damaged books will be made by money order payable to U.S. Treasury.

    Independent Learning Resources

    Our Mission

    To educate, engage, and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

    Our Vision 

    To serve the needs of Our Military's Children so that they will excel in learning and life.

    Goal 1

    By June of 2014, all students will solve mathematical tasks and demonstrate their mathematical thinking and reasoning by using problem-solving strategies as measured by the Problem Solving rubric, Terra Nova 3rd Edition Scholastic Math Inventory.

    Goal 2

    By June 2014, all students will improve reading comprehension using the strategies matching readers to appropriate text and through use of explicit fluency instruction as measured by age appropriate quarterly assessments including the BAS Reading List (K), the BAS Fluency assessment and rubrics (grades 1–5), the Scholastic Reading Inventory (grades 3-5), and the Terra Nova, 3rd Edition (grades 3-5).