Staff Links




Black History Month

Can Kids Change the World? (Scholastic; video; 6 mins 55 sec)

Virtual Field Trip; Black History Month (National Geographic; video; 34 mins 44 sec) celebrates contributions of Black explorers from the past and present

Truth & Reconciliation/Indigenous Teaching Resources

BCTF Classroom Resources 

The Aboriginal Lens – Teaching for Reconciliation (BCTF)

Beyond September 30: Doing the Work (BCTF)

Project of Heart – Illuminating the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools in BC (BCTF; also available in French)

Core French Resources

French: Cowichan Valley School District (portal with links to online resources)

Core French, Instructional Services, Langley School District (portal with links to online resources and guides)

The French Corner (blog by middle school French teacher Samantha Decker)

Terry Fox Run/La course Terry Fox

Terry Fox and the Marathon of Hope 40 Years Later (video; CBC News; 7 mins, 31 secs)

Terry Fox, Anything’s Possible (school video; English; 13 mins, 49 secs)

The Terry Fox Story (video; English; 4 mins)

Canada 150 – Le Marathon de l’espoir (en français; 5 mins, 44 secs)

TF Virtual Classroom

Lesson Plans & Resources for Teachers (Terry Fox Foundation)

Ressources pour enseignants:

J’enseigne avec la littérature jeunesse 

Info-Jeunes (les actualités: articles et activités par les auteurs du Monde en marche)

Le monde est petit (Zone Jeunesse, Radio Canada; courts vidéos sur une grande varitété de sujets)

Zone Jeunesse (Radio Canada; vidéos, jeux, blog; une ressources très riche)

Resources for Teachers:

Audio Cine Films (Choose Streaming; then Login IP from your SD83 computer)

Keep Learning Open School website from the BC Ministry of Education

Teach BC (learning resources offered through BCTF)

Currents4Kids (online news articles and activities from LesPlan)

SD83 World of Information (World Book Encyclopedia, National Geographic Kids, NoveList and other excellent resources)

SD83 District Resource Centre

SD83 Indigenous Education

Stop a Bully anti-bullying videos

E-cigarettes and Vape Pens (Tobacco Prevention Toolkit, Stanford Medicine)


Teaching Sexual Health

ERAC (incredible database of evaluated and recommended resources for BC educators. Hint: Works much better with Google Chrome as your browser)

BC’s Renewed Curriculum

Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything (a fabulous portal for educational technology)

Anxiety Canada 

Learning to Address Climate Change (video; UMECOSOC)

Invasive Species Council of BC; Invasive-Wise Education

Law Lessons: Curriculum Resources for Teachers (Justice Education Society; lessons aligned with Social Studies curriculum)

Peter Liljedahl – For Teachers (check out his online resources, numeracy tasks, card tricks and good problems)

PhET Interactive Simulations (University of Colorado Boulder) – models and simulations in math & science

Copyright Considerations:

Access Read Aloud Canadian Books Publishers and Authors – revised rules for read-alouds, Canadian publishers and authors

Major U.S. publishers – revised rules for read-alouds at this time

J.K. Rowling – revised rules for read-alouds at this time

Teachers and Copyright (Council of Ministers of Education, Canada)

Audio Ciné Films

Virtual Field Trips/Online Experiences to share with students:

Exploring By the Seat of Your Pants (virtual field trips)

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