SWMS SD6 BC

TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES


Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network

The purpose of this database is to enhance environmental education within the Basin by facilitating the sharing and dissemination of information. Includes contact information of educators, organizations providing environmental education programs, and resource people (e.g. biologists on various topics).

The Commons

Explore a snapshot in time with The Commons on Flickr. Gain access to the hidden treasures of some of the world's greatest photography archives, including The Library of Congress, The Smithsonian, The New York Public Library and The U.S. National Archives.

Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium (ERAC)

ERAC is an association of BC public school districts that works together on software, video and learning resource acquisition and evaluation. ERAC also oversees a novel evaluation process, resulting in its ever-expanding catalogue of titles BC evaluators have recommended for classroom use.

Learning Resources Centre

The Learning Resources Centre, a branch of Alberta Education, is your one-stop source for learning resources providing a comprehensive range of learning and teaching resources. British Columbia and Alberta are working together to make learning resources more accessible in both provinces.

Ministry of Education - Resources for Teachers

Links to resources such as: Curriculum Resource Documents, the Environmental Learning Guide, and the Sharing the Dream website.

Passport to the Internet

An interactive tutorial for Internet literacy (Grades 4-8) to help students develop the critical thinking skills they need to apply to their online experiences.


Professional Development Collection

Provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. The most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

Statistics Canada

Connect to data, reference material, lesson plans and teaching tools for school teachers and teacher librarians.

TeacherTube

One of the leading resources for teachers featuring tools and resources that save educators time and make learning fun for students in grades K-12. Resources include vast library lesson plans, graphic organizers, printables, and more.

Tech Blog From GSS

Looking to enhance your lesson plans? Check out Mike Archibald's GSS Technogeek site for updated blogs and a list of cool websites for all subject areas.
GSS Technogeek

Web 2.0

The resources found on this wiki will assist visitors with the information needed to redesign, retool and sustain a truly robust 21st Century style of instruction.


West Beyond the West

Contains digital images, text, audio and video materials about British Columbia history, heritage and culture. Search the collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, heritage and community groups, government agencies, and private collections…via a single search portal.

World Book Advanced

Primary source documents and ebooks fully integrated with encyclopedia content plus timelines, citation builder, and saved research.

BC Libraries

This site provides access to public libraries throughout British Columbia.