Curio.ca has added a climate change collection with a variety of videos, some with teacher guides, available at https://curio.ca/en/collection/climate-change-2680/?page=3&order=date
Curio.ca has a resource to support the Canada Reads in the Classroom program available at https://curio.ca/en/collection/canada-reads-2019-2566/
They report it is suitable for ages 9-14.
Curio.ca is brought to you as an a la carte option through BCERAC’s (BC Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium) Digital Classroom bundle which we call Digmore here in SD60.
Did you know that February 15 is National Flag of Canada Day? It Is! Below is a resource from Worldbook Kids (available in SD60 as part of Digmore) and a link from the Government of Canada.
You can now follow @Digmore60 for the latest of our blog posts!
We’ve turned on some new sliders on the front page of Learn360!
These include Browse Non-Video Resources and have an Encyclopedia, Science Experiments, Maps and more!
Also available are Recently Added, Browse Featured Producers, Browse Subjects, and Featured this Month!
Below is a slide show to help you learn some of the ins and outs of using EBSCOhost for magazines!
Did you know our Digmore digital classroom bundle includes current magazine titles like Scholastic News? It does! Magazines are available through EBSCOhost and we’ve created a short video that explains how you can use the search function to see all subjects in the magazine to help find articles of interest for your class! This is a great way to gather a variety of articles for display, printing, and sharing to students.
You can see all of our magazine titles available at https://www.prn.bc.ca/digmore/digmore/#magazines
If you would like to discover more about available magazines and EBSCOhost please contact Jarrod Bell via email and we can schedule a time!
We’ve added Curio.ca from CBC to Digmore!
Curio.ca has video content suitable for K-12. Some of the numerous features are highlighted below:
- Applicable to K-12 Curriculum
- Guide to using video well in the classroom
- Indigenous content
- Teachers guides
- Topics that support curriculum as well as other important areas such as Social Emotional Learning
- No login from schools. Teachers can create a login for access from home (or use the VPN) – see this document for more info.
- Teacher accounts allow you to make playlists
- National Geographic, News in Review, L’actualité en Revue are included channels
- English and Français
Look for the Curio banner on the e-Library page!
Looking for Biographies of Canadians or people from around the world? World Book Student has a Biography Center available in the top right menu of World Book Student or directly at https://www.worldbookonline.com/student-new/#/biocenter/home
You can refine the search using Area of work/interest, Nationality, Gender, and Time Period. For example there are 391 results for Canada in the biography center.