Welcome to General Resources  

SD35 Strategic Plan
SD35 Strategic Plan

Update to the district's strategic plan for education.

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SD35 Technology Plan
SD35 Technology Plan

Find links to Staff Resources for all your technology questions.

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Tom Schimmer
Tom Schimmer

Tom Schimmer provides insight into SBG

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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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TEAMS - Common Terms

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

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TEAMS - Working with Channels

A guide to help understand channels and howto use them. Find the guide here.

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TEAMS - Adding Staff to TEAMS

How to add additional staff. Click here.

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TEAMS - How to Add an Assignment

How to add assignments. Find the guide here.

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TEAMS - Guidelines for Students Handing Assignments In

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.

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TEAMS - Learning Microsoft TEAMS

An introduction to using TEAMS. Find the guide here.

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TEAMS - Scheduling a Meeting

A guide to scheduling a meeting. Find the guide here.

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TEAMS - How to use Videos on Stream

How to use Videos on Stream. Find the guide here.

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TEAMS - Notification Management

How to add assignments. Find the guide here.

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TEAMS - STREAMS Tips and Tricks for TEAMS Available Now

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

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TEAMS - Creating a Classroom

A guide to help in creating a classroom and populating it with students. Find the guide here.

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TEAMS - Printing with TEAMS

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

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TEAMS - How to Add an Assignment

How to add assignments. Find the guide here.

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TEAMS - Virtual Team Meeting Rules

Rules on how to hold Virtual Team Meetings. Find the guide here.

 

Resources - Free Texts, Audiobooks, Ebooks, and Videos 

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OpenSchools

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.

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Teen BookCloud

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

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Password: login

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FolgerShaksepseare
Library

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

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Pearson

Free texts to use.

Find their link here

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National Film Board

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

Find their link here

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ERAC

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.

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Amazon Audible

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

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Scribd

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

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Britannica School

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

 

Username: bcschools

Password: online

Find their link here

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TedEd

Free Access to videos.

Find their link here

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Big Timber Media

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

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AudioBookCloud

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

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Nelson

Free texts to use.

Username: bc912

Password: NelsonBC123

Find their link here

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curio.ca

Over 4700+ free educational, full-length videos.

Username: Free

Password: 2020

Find their link here

Resources - Lessons,  Activities, Tools 

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TeachBC

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.

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ERAC

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.

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Educode Academy

Online Coding Lessons

Free 2 month subscription.

Find their link here

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Microsoft MakeCode

Hands-on computing lessons.

Find their link here

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Field Trips

A collection of virtual field trips, from agricultural trips to the Museum of Natural History.

Find their link here

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Ministry of Education

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

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MediaSmarts

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.

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Mathology - Pearson

Math Activities

Sign up for a 90-day free trial.

Find their link here

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Khan Academy

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

Find their link here

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Ministry of Education

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

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BC Agriculture in the Classroom

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.

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Scholastic

Games, puzzles, quizzes, and other activities

Find their link here

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National Geographic - Education

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

Find their link here