​​​​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
  • Self-Serve Password Tool | For forgotten passwords or trouble logging in
  • SmartFindExpress | Manage substitute teacher bookings
  • Teacher Dashboard in Insite | Participate in our teaching community through our internal website.
  • Student Account Tool | Add attendance, marks and comments to SIRS
  • Webmail | Send, receive and organize your email on the web.

For Staff

Teacher Resources

General

 

Telus 2Learn

Developed in Alberta. Five strands include Teacher Tools, Telecollaborative Projects, Curricular Resources, Research Skills and Strategies, and Professional Growth and Mentorship.

Alberta Education

Government of Alberta's Education web site.

Learn Alberta

Engaging learning resources for Alberta's Kindergarten to Grade 12 community.

Proquest

The Proquest online information service provides access to thousands of current periodicals and newspapers, many updated daily and containing full-text articles from 1986.

Eduhound

The EduHound.com directory provides a prescreened database directory of K-12 Educational Links categorized by subject, alphabetically from a list of clickable keywords, and additionally providing numerous link pages to selected pertinent resource areas.

CanTeach This site has attempted to place emphasis on lesson plans, resources, and links which have a Canadian focus. There is a section of elementary resources which consists of lesson plans and resources, as well as a section of annotated links.
Teacher Stuff A to Z Teacher Stuff created by a teacher for teachers. This site was designed to help you find online lesson plans and teacher resources more quickly and easily.

Internet Public Library

The first public library of and for the Internet community.

Technology

 

Global Schoolhouse

Since 1984, GSH has been a leader in collaborative learning. They continue to provide online opportunities for teachers to collaborate, communicate, and celebrate shared learning experiences.

From Now On

The Educational Technology Journal.

Tools 4 Teachers

From Alberta Education,the website consists of authorized distance learning resources and digital learning objects that Alberta Educators can use to assist them in the development of their own print and digital lessons.

Apple

Educational resources from Apple

George Lucas Educational Foundation

The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) was founded in 1991 as a nonprofit operating foundation to celebrate and encourage innovation in schools.

Assessment

 

Rubistar

Rubrics for Project-Based Learning.

Alberta Assessment Consortium

Quality classroom assessment materials and professional publications are available on this website.

Language Arts

 

Reading Quest

Reading Quest is designed to provide the philosophical bases for sound comprehension strategy instruction, directions for a range of comprehension and content reading strategies, and printable handouts and masters for transparencies.

Teaching Books

Multimedia children's literature resources.

Carol Hurst

Children's Literature Site This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.

Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizers, Mind Maps and Concept Maps are pictorial or graphical ways to organize information and thoughts for understanding, remembering, or writing about. Graphic organizers, mind maps and concept maps are powerful tools that can be used to enhance learning and create a foundation for learning. 

Graphic Organizers

Schools of California Online Resources for Education

Physical Education

 

CAHPERD

A great place to look for great PE, Active living teaching tips, ideas and lessons.

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Retired Staff

If you are a retired CBE staff member looking for forms and documents about your retirement benefits, visit the retired staff ​page on the CBE website.

Former Staff

If you are a former staff member and need to reach the CBE to update your records, contact the Employee Contact Centre at 403-817-7333.​​​​​​

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