Wednesday, August 23, 2017

September 2017 Infotopia Newsletter

Our September 2017 Infotopia newsletter is now online as a PDF document. 

This month’s issue features the following:
·      Resources on geography and travel, including our favorite websites. 
·      The Virtual LRC (, which was developed in 1998, is undergoing a major update, while keeping it easy to use in order to find quality results.
·      Are you studying ancient civilizations with your elementary students?  Check out our recommended resources. 
·      Finally, don’t forget that September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.

As always, our websites/search engines are provided at no cost to our users with limited advertising.  Help support us checking out our “How Can I Support Infotopia” button at the bottom of our page.

Have a great September! 

Monday, July 31, 2017

August 2017 Infotopia Newsletter

Our August 2017 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter in now online as a PDF.  (For the embedded hyperlinks to work, it is best to open it with Adobe versus just using preview on your device.)
All our archived newsletters can be found at:

This month's issue includes a discussion of TeacherTopia and our favorite teacher resources, a link to our new resource pages that included free practice tests for the SAT and ACT, links to an unusual web site that includes "crash" courses for high school students, and resources on folk and fairy tales for all ages.
Thanks for all your support.  Please share with your colleagues.

Friday, June 30, 2017

July 2017 Infotopia Newsletter

Check out our July 2017 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter in PDF.

This month's issue includes the following topics and resources:

  • July holidays around the world

  • Getting ahead by using the scientific method and planning science fair projects

  • Virtual summer trips for your students (or your own children) to plan, including road trips, train trips around the world, or other trips with possible sites to see

  • Where to find balanced news articles
  • Read online newspapers from around the world

Have a great July.  See you in August!

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Amazing Google Search Tips You Never Knew About!

Check out our new YouTube video, "Amazing Google Search Tips You Never Knew About!" 

Learn how Google Search works to solve math problems, use calculators, perform conversions, provide travel information, find definitions, nutritional information, word origins and more.  

Learn how to use Google Search Operators, Google Advanced Search, and Google Advanced Image Search.

And best of all, you can use all the Google search tips on,, or!

June 2017 Newsletter

Our June 2017 Infotopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF.

This month's issue focuses on how to prevent the "summer slide" and links to summer reading and activities for both students and adults.  As promised, our new YouTube video, "Amazing Google Search Tips You Never Knew About!" is now online, with suggestions about how to use Google Search, Google Search Operators, Advanced Google Search, Advanced Image Search and many other ways to use Google search in the search box on Infotopia, Infotrek, or Kidtopia.  Finally, we included some summer activities from Kidtopia for students in grades PK-4.  Have a great June!
By the way, all our newsletters can be found at