​​​​​​​​​​Tools

Links to common tools used by CBE staff.

  • Brightspace by D2L | secure environment for collaboration, blogging/communication, organization and assessment
  • Google Docs | Quickly create new documents and open existing ones. Share with others to edit together.
  • Insite | Find key information and news on our internal website.
  • myBlueprint | Self-directed learning resource to help students plan for high school
  • PeopleSoft | Login to access our human resource management system.
  • PowerSchool Admin (SIS) | All SIS documentation resides here, including registration, scheduling, attendance, marks, fees, government reporting and CBE reports.
  • PowerTeacher (SIS) | Add attendance, marks and comments to SIRS
  • SchoolMessenger | Send group messages to specific recipients
  • Self-Serve Password Tool | For forgotten passwords or trouble logging in
  • SmartFind Express | Manage substitute teacher bookings
  • Student Account Tool | Add attendance, marks and comments to SIRS
  • Webmail | Send, receive and organize your email on the web.

For Staff

Resource List

Learn Alberta: The Learn Alberta website. You will need to write down the username and password to access this website from home. 

Scholastic Lesson Plans: A good general resources for lessons and ideas based on subject area.

Alberta Teachers Association Local 38:  You can find the Collective Agreement posted here.

Calgary Public Library Excellent teacher search site: find all kinds of resources for teachers here. Just type in a topic and you will get a list of student and teacher based sites. Very useful.

Language Art Sites

Teaching Books: Teacher Literacy Resource. The site has information on children's literature as well as short videos were author's and illustrator's talk about their work.

Read Write Think: Practical Ideas for literacy.

Children's Literature Web Guide: Authors on the web.

Guide to Grammar and Writing: Answers questions about grammar.

Reading Quest: Strategies for writing and reading comprehension. 

Sites related to Virtues:  Poverty 

Math Sites

Mathematics Magazine: Math magazine with good resources.

Math Drills: Many different drill templates and game templates that can be downloaded.

Galileo Math Site: Great for introducing math concepts through hands on games. Games are outlined with easy to follow instructions.

Technology Sites

2Learn: Project Centre at Telus.

George Lucas Educational Foundation (Edutopia): Assessment, emotional intelligence, project-based learning, technology integration.

Media Awareness Network Sites

Cybertips: Canada’s tipline to report the online sexual exploitation of children.

Assessment Websites

Exam Bank: Site created to help Alberta students practice for their government Achievement Tests and Diploma Exams in a unique online environment.

Alberta Consortium: Professional development.

Other Sites

Scholastic: Book orders

LD Online: Site that provides information on learning disabilities and ADHD. Also includes tips for parents. 

Google Docs

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Former Staff

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