Teacher Online Resources

What if Learning - Explores what teaching and learning might look like when rooted in faith.  Includes over 100 examples of creative classroom work.

Project Based Learning for the 21st Century - Information, tools, examples and resources about Project Based Learning from the Buck Institute for Education.

Great PBL Resources - A Google Doc compiled and created by Craig Ketchum and Quentin Flokstra.

Transforming BC’s Curriculum - the newly redesigned BC curriculum along with links to summaries of work to date etc.

National Film Board - Hundreds of documentaries, animation and more available right on their website for viewing in your classroom.

Access Learning - a Canadian web-based video streaming service.  username: r.vroom  password STEM4442.  Teachers and students can create personalized logins.  Please see Mrs. Vroom for the promo code and instructions.

Copyright Act - The Copyright Modernization Act greatly expands the ability of teachers and students to make use of new digital technologies and of copyrighted materials for the purpose of education and study. Check this website for key changes.

Copyright Law - 1 page summary for teachers

Fair Dealing for Media Education - a good knowledge of Fair Dealing is important to understand for you and your students when using media in class

First Nations resources for teachers.

Literacy Links

Critical Literacy - is the ability to think deeply and analytically about information and ideas.  Questioning skills enables effective critical literacy development.

  • The Right Question Institute - advances a strategy for teaching all people to ask better questions and participate more effectively in decisions.
Digital Literacy - is the ability to use, understand and create using current technologies to the best effect to support needs.
  • Common Craft - short clear videos explaining various concepts to do with Digital Literacy.

Media Literacy - is the ability to access, analyze, interpret, create and communicate media messages in a variety of forms

  • Digital Citizenship in K-12 Schools - This Live Binder was created as an educational resource on Digital Citizenship for our community of SCSBC schools. It is a work-in-progress, as new resources can be added and "old" resources can be updated or deleted.
  • Media Smarts - Digital and media literacy programs and resources for Canadian homes, schools and communities

Traditional Literacy - reading, writing, listening, speaking, numeracy and critical thinking

  • Read Write Think - High quality educational, interactive and engaging resources to foster literacy for K-12.  Includes lesson plans and guides to effective teaching strategies.

Information Literacy - is the ability to discern what you need, find the best information and through analysis and synthesis transform the information to personal knowledge

  • Google Search Education - With the materials on this site, you can help your students become skilled searchers- whether they're just starting out with search, or ready for more advanced training.



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