Resource Lists & Advice

Calgary Public Library:

  • Imagination LIbrary: My First Bookshelf
  • My First Bookshelf is a free program that sends personalized books every month to children birth – 5, from the time they register until the month of their fifth birthday

CBE Learning at Home

  • K-6 and 6-9 parent supports
  • Developed in response to class cancellations
  • Offline ideas
  • Online resources

Canadian Museum of History: Online Exhibitions

Discovery Education: Virtual Field Trips

IXL: Math

Khan Academy

  • Free online instruction and practice 
    • Pre-K to University
    • Math
    • Other content:
      • Arts & Humanities
      • Computing
      • Economics & Finance
      • Science & Engineering

NRICH: The Home of Rich Mathematics

Online Reference Center: Students can get a login and password from school to use the site from home.

Scholastic Learn at Home: Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.

Starfall: Songs, books and games for K-3 students

StrADDegy: 100’s of games and learning experiences that parents can play with their young children at home

Teach Your Monster to Read

Virtual Field Trips

  • Boston Children's Museum
  • The Louvre
  • Mars
  • San Diego Zoo
  • US Space and Rocket Museum
  • Yellowstone National Park

Young Alberta Book Society

  • Albertan authors, illustrators and storytellers have posted over a hundred short videos for students of all ages
  • The artists talk about writing, demonstrate illustration techniques, tell stories, and share their books
  • Starting June 1
    • Weekly videos 
    • Each video will include an activity for the viewers to complete and will invite them to send their questions and finished works to the artist via YABS. 
    • Two weeks later, the artist will post a second video, responding to questions, providing feedback and encouragement to the viewers who reach out. 
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There is still time to apply to be part of the 2022-23 Minister’s Parent & Teacher Advisory Councils. The deadline has been extended until Monday, Aug. 15 #yycbe https://t.co/ZXe19tQIJy

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