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LITERACY



TUMBLEBOOKS (K-3)

https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f

username: simcoe         password:books

The Tumblebook Library contains thousands of picture books and chapter books for students to read and listen to online. You are able to search for a book or browse through the images to see what is available.


STARFALL (K-3)

https://www.starfall.com/h/

Starfall is a website that teaches basic reading and writing skills through the use of games and phonics.  


UNITE FOR LITERACY (K-3)

https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

Unite for Literacy is a free digital collection of dual language books.  


LITERACY PLACE SHARED READING (K-3)

https://literacyplaceereading.scholasticlearningzone.ca/

Literacy Place Shared Reading is a digital collection of books with audio for children to follow along.


ABCYA (K-6)

https://www.abcya.com/

ABCYA has a variety of learning games for students in K-6.


BOOKFLIX (K-3)

https://digital.scholastic.com/resources/slp/#/login?productCode=bkflix&ref=MTU4NDgyMjkwMnxodHRwOi8vaGFkLnNjZHNiLm9uLmNhL3N0dWRlbnRzL3Jlc291cmNlcw%3D%3D

username: simcodsb/ password:simc7729

BookFlix is an  online literacy resource that has  fictional video storybooks as well as non-fiction content. 


AUDIBLE (K-8)

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Listen to thousands on books online from home.


SORA (K-8)

Sora is the schools digital library for students in SCDSB. Follow the steps below to access the books

1. Go to http://simcoecountyca.libraryreserve.com.  It may ask you to log into your Google account.

2. Type in your SCDSB email address, click Next.

3. Type in your SCDSB login and password.

4. In our library’s digital collection, look for an available title. You can browse the titles on the home page, use the menu at the top of the page to browse categories or search the library.

5. When you find a title that looks interesting, mouse over it, then select Borrow.

6. To access the eBook, click Go to Checkouts.

7. Then Download or Read online


TEENBOOK CLOUD (5-8)

https://www.teenbookcloud.com/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fhome.aspx

username: simcoe        password:reads

Teenbook Cloud is an online collection of novels and graphic novels for our grade 5-8 students to read online.




MATH


HOODA MATH (K-8)

https://www.hoodamath.com/

Hooda Math has a variety of math games organized by grade and by math strand.


MATH IS FUN (K-8)

https://www.mathsisfun.com/

Math is Fun includes a variety of math activities and games organized by math strand.


MATHIES (K-8)

https://www.mathies.ca/

Mathies has math learning tools, games and activities for students and parents.


DREAMBOX MATH (K-8)

https://www.dreambox.com/canada

Dreambox math is a website that offers math lessons for students.  Parents need to sign up in order to access a free trial.  


WEB MATH MINUTE (1-8)

https://webmathminute.com/online

Students can practice basic numeration skills online with math minutes.


TVO mPOWER (K-6)

https://mpower.tvo.org/#/login/

Parents can create an account for their child to access online games that assist with math skills as well as activities around the sciences.


TVO MATHIFY (6-8)

https://www.tvomathify.com/students

Students can create an account and have access to math tutors to help improve their math skills.


SOLVE ME PUZZLES

https://solveme.edc.org/   

A great digital tool often used in class to start the day.  Three options are provided. (Grids, Number Strings or Who am I?)


INTERACTIVE FRACTION BUILDER

https://apps.mathlearningcenter.org/fractions/   Digital Fraction Builder

An interactive way to build and compare fractions of different size.  It is great for working with equivalent fractions and helpful for visual learners 

 



GENERAL 

 

KHAN ACADEMY (K-8)

https://www.khanacademy.org/   

Khan Academy has online lessons and activities.  Students have access through their SCDSB Google account (click learners, click “already have an account” and sign in through Google)


MYSTERY DOUG SCIENCE (K-5)

https://mysterydoug.com/

Create a free account to access free science videos based on questions asked by students.


SCIENCE FLIX (4-8)

https://sdm-sfx.digital.scholastic.com/?authCtx=U.613160283

Science Flix is an online collection which  includes books and videos which focus on non-fiction topics organized by the Science Strands.


MINISTRY OF EDUCATION LEARN AT HOME (K-8)

https://www.ontario.ca/page/learn-at-home

This website includes various literacy and math websites to help students practise their skills at home.


HELLO KIDS DRAWING TUTORIAL

http://www.hellokids.com/r_12/drawing-for-kids

Learn how to draw with step by step drawing tutorials.


GO NOODLE (K-8)

https://www.gonoodle.com/

Create a family account and have access to fun movement and mindfulness videos


DUOLINGO

https://www.duolingo.com/

Create a free account and have some fun learning a new language.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS



CODING (K-3)

https://studio.code.org/s/course1

A fun website to teach students the fundamentals of computer coding. Course 1 begins with simple activities to teach students the fundamentals.



CODING (4-8)

https://studio.code.org/s/course4

A fun website to teach students the fundamentals of computer coding.  Course 4 begins with simple activities and gradually increases in difficulty.


SCRATCH CODING

https://scratch.mit.edu/

Free coding activities where students can create games and stories.


DANCE MAT TYPING 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

A developmental game that teaches students how to type a few letters at a time.


NITROTYPE

https://www.nitrotype.com/

Learn typing skills with a free competitive typing game.


 





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