How To Use Various Resources
This collection houses resources to teach you how to use a variety of high impact paid and free resources.
Free PD to use all the features of this awesome site!
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7 Short videos from Clever Academy will walk you through what you need to know to get started with Clever (about 16 minutes total).
This video provides a brief introduction to CommonLit's Pre-Assessment, which is available to teachers and students in grades 3-12.
Includes: multiple choice & Reading passages.
Available until November, so be sure to assign it prior to that.
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The folloiwng resource includes a supporting handout and a webinar on accessing and using the Emma Stewart Resource Centre. Resources Available via the library:Canadian Points of View (7-12)CBCA Complte (9-12)Candian Referene Centre (7-12)Canadian Major Dailies (8-12)PressReader (8-12)Britannica Online (K-12)Gale in Context: Elementary (K-5)Health & Wellness (9-12)Repere (9-12)Rover (K-12)NFB EducationCurio.ca& other French resources
Learn how to use Learn360 and Curriculum Video on Demand for your teaching practice!
Update your skills, learning and understanding and learn about how to use these great resources at your own pace.
This is an update of features in Mathletics for new and continued features. This is a very informal and relaxed demonstration - but very helpful!
Saskatchewan Math assessments, problem solving & reasoning, early learning, rich tasks by Dr. Marian Small & printable materials are included in this demo!
This webinar explores how to use Mathletics to maximize student learning at home. Learn how to have students working in more than one grade at a time and find printable materials in the teacher and student console. How to access problem solving and games is also be highlighted. A variety of tips and tricks for learning at home are provided.
Immersive Reader is part of the Learning Tools included in Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016 applications. How to find Immersive reader in popular apps like OneNote Online, 2016 and iOS iPad, and Word Online.
Great free reading tool for Dyslexic / SEND / EAL Students in Office 365
Nearpod is an award-winning student engagement platform with ready-to-run interactive lessons for K-12 teachers. Explore interactive lessons and interactive lessons. You are able to subscribe for more lessons, but there are many excellent ones for free available. You can also make your own using PowerPoint presentations!
These resources will help you get started using this excellent engagement tool for distance learning!
"Pearson School eText is an easy-to-use database of content available to you anytime and anywhere that you have internet access. Students and teachers log in using unique information to access all of their content."
There are books available for Math, ELA, Science & Social Studies.
This resource will walk you through step by step as to how to set up your Polar Heart Rate monitor for individual use using Polar Beat, Polar Flow and Polar Coach
Create a web story or interactive story. You could use this to create a choose your own adventure book - you have branching options!
Twine publishes directly to HTML, so you can post your work nearly anywhere. Anything you create with it is completely free to use any way you like, including for commercial purposes."
This webinar can help you get started (start at about 10 minutes in). Copy and paste this url into your browser - https://zoom.us/rec/play/7JAlJL2h_zM3H9eWtwSDC6R-W9ToeKis0SUa_vUEyx28BXRQYwLwMOZBZOOrxYNiFo0SI36nYddl4WRz
Supporting handouts (pass DLSUM2020) https://rise.articulate.com/share/xpvOFHYuevKVJBJ6cQXNjd0RvGDgDE4K#/
CommonLit is a free digital tool that helps students in grades 3-12 make measurable gains in reading and writing. Teachers can go to CommonLit.org, create a free account, and access our free library of high-interest lessons.
This resources features a collection of resources and a webinar to get you using CommonLit effectively for distance learning.
A collection of resources and short videos on everything from getting started to more complex ways to use this engaging tool.
Scroll down to find webinars and more.
This site contains everything you need to get started using Mathletics at school or for Distance Education.
Sun West Teachers - our contact is Pam Telen and you can contact her here if you need more assistance email@example.com
Mathletics is a powerful tool or weapon of “mass instruction”. This session will show you how to use Mathletics to identify which outcomes your students are currently meeting, and where there are gaps in their learning. This outcome specific information can be provided for the class overall and each individual student by using the assessments available in Mathletics. Mathletics can also be used to help fill those learning gaps by using differentiation, and using the information from student activities to group students for small group instruction based on their results from activities. Come and learn how to put this amazing tool to work for you and your students this year.
This webinar will help you get started using this excellent tool remotely.
-set up classes
-easily enroll students
-troubleshooting log in issues
-create and share first assignment for students
Sora is an online library with access to books and audio books. Sora is a paid resource for Sun West teachers and families.
This resource has a number of valuable resources when getting started using Sora. Follow the links to sign up for webinars, access training on demand and find the toolkits you need to get started.
At Sun West we have access to: Learn 360, Criterion on Demand and ACF.
These resources allow you to stream educational videos and movies (from current to old). Learn 360 goes well beyond this with resources from everything from videos, interactives, science experiments, maps, fact sheets, math activities and an encyclopedia.
Learn how to use explorehistory.ca - a history portal.
The portal lets you access the following Gale primary source databases:
Eighteenth Century Collections Online
• From bibles to sheet music, here are the critical tools for research and classroom use.
The Making of the Modern World
• Primary sources track western development through the lens of trade and wealth.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
• Primary sources from rare collections worldwide provide unique research opportunities.
The Economist Historical Archive
• Full-text content with search indexes, topic and area supplements, and surveys.
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection
• The largest single collection of period English news media.
The Sunday Times Historical Archive, 1822-2006
• Analysis and commentary on murder, theatre, sport and politics: all in glorious narrative detail.
Indigenous Peoples of North America
• A diverse, appealing search enables intelligent inquiry into culture and heritage.
Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926
• Over 6 million pages from Joseph Sabin's books, pamphlets, serials and other documents.
Archives of Sexuality and Gender
• LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 covers topics including LGBTQ activism and the HIV/AIDS crisis.
The Times Digital Archive
• The world's newspaper of record is searchable for invaluable historical research.