Student eResources

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You can access these online eResources in the library, from home or anywhere you use the Internet.
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TumbleBooks

A streaming collection of animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, and Graphic Novels, as well as books in Spanish and French for grades K-6.

tumblebooks math logo

Uses stories with animation, narration and sound to teach math concepts for students of all ages.  Books are accompanied by lesson plans, educational games, and quizzes.

Tumblebooks Teen Book Cloud logo

An online database of streaming eBooks for middle and high schoolers. Includes Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.  Unlimited remote access – no waiting!

Audio Book Cloud logo

An online audio book library collection of streaming audio books for all ages.  No waiting lists –  unlimited remote access to the collection.

 

EBSCO Resources (available during the pandemic)

EBSCO is making these great online resources available during the pandemic to help students (middle school – high school) while they learn from home.

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Password: Spring20202!

  • EBSCO eBooks Cricket Media Collection: EBSCO is offering access to a unique e-book collection of award-winning, short-form fiction and nonfiction titles by Cricket Media that explores a wide range of subjects for young readers ( pre-K to Gr 8).
  • Canadian Reference Centre is the largest collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian schools and libraries. The database includes leading Canadian and international periodicals, reference books and biographies, plus thousands of images from the Canadian Press.
  • Canadian Literary Centre:  With a deliberate Canadian focus, this database consists of book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). ECW Press also provides several individual monographs, author biographies, essays, literary criticism and book reviews.
  • Canadian Points of View Reference Centre: Containing resources that present multiple sides of a current issue — including information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers — this database helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
  • EBSCO eBooks Canadian Collection: Offer researchers thousands of e-books from top Canadian publishers and authors. This e-book collection covers a diverse range of subjects including topics pertaining to Canada, Canadian history, native culture, politics and current events.

Homework eResources

encybritannica_logoEncyclopedia Britannica

Online version of the encyclopedia with articles, multimedia & recommended weblinks – for primary, middle & high school.

SIRS DiscovererSIRS Discoverer database icon (Gr. 4+)

Magazine articles, pictures, and reference sources for elementary and secondary school students. Includes opposing viewpoints on controversial issues.  Great for school projects!

canencycCanadian Encyclopedia

A first source for information on all Canadian topics.

Khan AcademyKhan Academy logo

Free online courses in math, sciences, and more

Codecademy Codecademy logo

Learn computer coding online – free

G1 Practice Test LinkDriver’s G1 License Practice Tests

The Library is partnering with G1.ca, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free G1 practice tests, written specifically based on the official ON driver’s handbook materials, for student drivers.

Advanced eResources

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CPI.Q (Canadian Periodicals Index)

Full text articles from over 1,000 Canadian magazines & more.