Welcome to General Resources  

SD35 Strategic Plan
SD35 Strategic Plan

Update to the district's strategic plan for education.

SD35 Technology Plan
SD35 Technology Plan

Find links to Staff Resources for all your technology questions.

Tom Schimmer
Tom Schimmer

Tom Schimmer provides insight into SBG

SD35 Strategic Plan
SD35 Strategic Plan

Update to the district's strategic plan for education.

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News 

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ONGOING

05/15 - 2019

The fiction section of the Library is currently going through a transformation in a genre-based layout. Find out more about the benefits of genres in the article attached below.

In the LLC

User Benefits

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NEW RESOURCE

05/15 - 2019

Our district databases have been updated! Two new World Culture and World Foods databases add to user options for research.

In the virtual LLC

Empowering Users

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ONLINE ACCESS

01/19 - 01/23

Now beta testing our new Plex server, an on-demand resource for teachers and students accessing media. The server works in-house to supply all of your video requests in a "Netflix" type environment.

LLC + Online

Teacher Resource

 
 

Resources - Digital How Tos.... 

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A comprehensive list of TEAMS terms to help navigating this environment. Click here.

TEAMS - Common Terms
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A guide to help understand channels and howto use them. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - Working with Channels
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How to add additional staff. Click here.

TEAMS - Adding Staff to TEAMS
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How to add assignments. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - How to Add an Assignment
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Useful resource to explain how students can hand-in work either from the desktop version of TEAMS or from their phone. Find the desktop guide here.

Find the mobile app guide here.

TEAMS - Guidelines for Students Handing Assignments In
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An introduction to using TEAMS. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - Learning Microsoft TEAMS
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A guide to scheduling a meeting. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - Scheduling a Meeting
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How to use Videos on Stream. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - How to use Videos on Stream
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How to add assignments. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - Notification Management
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A collection of How To videos by our district for using TEAMS. Find the link here.

TEAMS - STREAMS Tips and Tricks for TEAMS Available Now
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A guide to help in creating a classroom and populating it with students. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - Creating a Classroom
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A quick-guide for helping print in TEAMS environment. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - Printing with TEAMS
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How to add assignments. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - How to Add an Assignment
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Rules on how to hold Virtual Team Meetings. Find the guide here.

TEAMS - Virtual Team Meeting Rules
 

Resources - Free Texts, Audiobooks, Ebooks, and Videos 

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Open educational resources are tools and supports that are available at no cost. They’re designed to support learning for K–12 students and adult learners. Parents and teachers will also find them helpful in supporting students. Find there resources here.

OpenSchools
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Teen BookCloud offers free graphic novels, videos, AP English resources and more. Find them here

Username: DWP

Password: login

Teen BookCloud
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Shakespeare audio books free to use. Specifically the seven plays Folger recreated in audio version. Find their link here

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Library
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Free texts to use.

Find their link here

Pearson
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Sign up for free viewing of Documentary films, and more.

Find their link here

National Film Board
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ERAC is a consortium of BC public school districts and independent schools that work together cooperatively... ERAC also provides the training and support required to maximize the benefits of the membership. Find it here.

ERAC
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Many free books to choose from. Downloading the app sets you up to pay later. Ask the DWP Librarian for specific books. Find their link here

Amazon Audible
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Scribd has a wide selection of texts, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and more. Create a 30-day free trial. Find their link here

Scribd
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Encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.

 

Username: bcschools

Password: online

Find their link here

Britannica School
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Free Access to videos.

Find their link here

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Big Timber Media is offering a host of free Ebooks. Books are listed in Subject categories. Find them here.

Big Timber Media
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Non-fiction and fiction titles are available here. If you having trouble finding the book, click free preview. Find their link here

AudioBookCloud
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Free texts to use.

Username: bc912

Password: NelsonBC123

Find their link here

Nelson
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Over 4700+ free educational, full-length videos.

Username: Free

Password: 2020

Find their link here

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Resources - Lessons,  Activities, Tools 

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TeachBC is an online resource of teaching materials, lessons, and research relevant to the K-12 BC curriculum.  The website is public and open to everyone through the generosity of BC public school teachers. Teachers and organizations can share their teaching resources or educational research by registering and uploading their materials or providing links. Anyone can browse and download the resources for classroom or professional use. Browsing is easy. Users can search by subject, grade level, resource type, title, description, language, and more. Find it here.

TeachBC
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ERAC is a consortium of BC public school districts and independent schools that work together cooperatively... ERAC also provides the training and support required to maximize the benefits of the membership. Find it here.

ERAC
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Online Coding Lessons

Free 2 month subscription.

Find their link here

Educode Academy
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Hands-on computing lessons.

Find their link here

Microsoft MakeCode
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A comprehensive list of subject-based resources for teachers. Find it here and here.

Ministry of Education
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MediaSmarts (formerly the Media Awareness Network) is a Canadian non-profit organization based in Ottawa, Ontario that focuses on media literacy programs. ... Surveys and studies performed by MediaSmarts have explored youth media consumption, such as television and internet use, as well as media issues. Find it here.

MediaSmarts
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Math Activities

Sign up for a 90-day free trial.

Find their link here

Mathology - Pearson
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A massive site of units and lessons on al subjects for free.

Find their link here

Khan Academy
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A comprehensive list of subject-based resources for teachers. Find it here and here.

Ministry of Education
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AITC raises agricultural literacy by helping students' understand the farm sources of their food, fabric and flowers. The program is carried out in each state, according to state needs and interests, by individuals representing farm organizations, agribusiness, education and government. Find it here.

BC Agriculture in the Classroom
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Games, puzzles, quizzes, and other activities

Find their link here

Scholastic
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A large collection of lesson plans, activities, articles, and inforgraphics brought to you by National Geographic.

Find their link here

National Geographic - Education