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Online Tools and Resources for Students
Online Tools and Resources for Students
Online Tools and Resources
Login Information: Please see the teacher or teacher-librarian for login information.
 
Bookflix
Bookflix pairs classic   fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to reinforce reading skills and develop essential real-world knowledge and understanding. For Grades Pre-K to 3.
Canadian Encyclopedia 
The Canadian Encyclopedia is a free online encyclopedia with more than 35,000 articles in both English and French and more than 30,000 multimedia items.
Career Cruising
Career Cruising can help students to find the right career, explore different career options, manage course selection online, and plan various pathways to meet the requirements for their desired career path. Access is available for Grades 1-12.
Desire2Learn
Desire2Learn (D2L) is an online, Ministry supported, learning environment provided for teachers and students. Course materials, forums, interactive activities and other online tools are provided to all teachers and students in our schools. Content for courses are uploaded from e-learning Ontario (eLO).
Encyclopedia Britannica
The Encyclopedia Britannica is an online English encyclopedia.
FSL Homework Toolbox
French as a Second Language Homework Toolbox: This website has been provided to support parents with children in French as a Second Language (FSL) programs, (e.g., Core and French Immersion) by the Ontario Ministry of Education and the Government of Canada, through the Department of Canadian Heritage, in collaboration with the Rainbow District School Board.
Gale Database
Gale Database for Elementary Schools The Gale suite of databases for elementary students offers a variety of databases for elementary students to use when doing research related to all areas of the curriculum.
Gale Database
Gale Database for Secondary Schools The Gale suite of databases for secondary students offers a variety of databases for secondary students to use when doing research related to all areas of the curriculum. .
Google Apps
Google Apps is a suite of collaboration tools exclusively for use by YRDSB staff and students.
Learn360
Learn360 offers materials selected to provide targeted curriculum support from a variety of educational video producers. All of the full length videos and video clips are aligned to Provincial standards.
Media Awareness Network
MediaSmarts contains resources and support for everyone interested in media literacy and digital literacy with materials on a wide range of media, including Internet, television, film, video games, newspapers, advertising and popular music.
Moodle
The YRDSB Moodle site is an online learning site provided for teachers and students. Course materials, forums, blogs and other online tools are provided to all teachers and students in our schools.
Naxos Music Library
The Naxos Online Music Library offers classroom teachers and students more than 47,000 CD-length recordings, notes, resources, and teachers and students can create playlists.
NFB (National Film Board)
NFB (National Film Board) contains over 1500 full-length films, trailers and clips online, free for personal use and on a subscription basis for schools and institutions.
Online Math Homework Help - Grades 7 to 10
Online Math Homework Help - Grades 7 to 10: The Ontario Ministry of Education and the Independent Learning Centre has partnered together to bring a new online resource called Homework Help to students. This year, all Ontario Mathematics students enrolled in Gr. 7 - 10 have access to this resource. Students log on to Homework Help and using an interactive chat room and electronic whiteboard, they can obtain personalized tutoring from a certified Ontario Mathematics teacher. Students also have access to resources such as videos, presentations, interactive tutorials, a virtual locker and a glossary.
Login Information: Students will need their OEN number and date of birth to register. It is recommended students use an anonymous username and password when registering.
Ontario Skills Passport
Ontario Skills Passport (OSP) provides clear descriptions of the Essential Skills and work habits important for work, learning and life. Essential Skills are used in virtually all occupations and are transferable from school to work, job to job and sector to sector.
OverDrive eBooks
OverDrive eBooks provides fun and informative age-appropriate popular fiction and non-fiction in a permanent always growing York Region District School Board eLibrary.  Picture books, read along books, simple chapter books, graphic novels and much more are available for staff and students to be borrowed.
e-Books can be read in any web browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari) on mobile and desktop devices at school and can also be accessed via the Overdrive App on personal devices.
Bookflix
Pixton is an online comic creation tool that serves as a digital storytelling tool for students. Pixton can be accessed in English or in French.
Online Math Homework Help - Grades 7 to 10
Teachassist is an online tool for teachers, students, parents/guardians which centralises and gathers assessments of students in their courses, and provides descriptive feedback and reporting (Secondary Level Only).

 
 
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