New Features in Microsoft Forms

Check out this Microsoft Blog Post on the new features in Microsoft Forms. New features include collaboration, grading, math and intelligence....

Learning Tools in Word Online

Check out this article on the new Learning Tools in Word Online.   The Learning Tools features in Word Online help everyone improve their reading skills, including gifted learners, people with le...

Raspberry Pi Courses

One of our system engineers thought some teachers may want to investigate this: https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi-issues/MagPi54.pdf describes two free on line courses for teachers (refer to pages 6/7...

Insert Videos to Google Slides

A new release from GSuite today – you can now insert a video from your Google Drive into a Google Slides presentation. This feature should roll out to all GSuite accounts over the next few weeks...

Mindomo Update

Instant access for students and a brand new grading mechanism *Note: Mindomo can be accessed from the homepage of SCDSB VLE/D2L page without a separate login. Quick enrollment for students Students wi...

Learn360 Updates

*Note: Learn360 can be accessed from the homepage of SCDSB VLE/D2L page without a separate login.   Platform Interface Update New Feature! Canada: 150th Anniversary of Confederation, 2017 Playli...

Learn360 Update

  Did you know that you can do the following with Learn360? Access through D2L without a separate login Find and watch full feature films (Criterion) Embed video into D2L Share video to Google Cl...

Google Update: Citing sources easily with Explore

Google Docs (part of GSuite), recently updated and included an “Explore” tool. As part of this transition, they removed a Research Tool that many used. Today they announced an update to th...

Vote Compass

Vote Compass is a digital tool created for grade 10 Civics, CHV2O. It can be accessed at this link: https://student.votecompass.com/ , but only by logging into D2L (http://scdsb.elearningontario.ca)...

OTF Connects

  Please view and register for OTF Connect sessions here....

Bitstrips Update

Just a reminder, that BitStrips ended their contract with the Ministry of Education prematurely and that the Ministry is working to find suitable alternatives and ways for teachers and students to sav...

Training for Google Apps

Some folks may have used Synergyse in the past. It was a little icon that sat on the top right of your chrome browser and anytime you were using Google Apps and got stuck, you could ask it to show you...

Google Input Tools

If you use Google Chrome as your web browser and need to type on the web often in different languages or using symbols, check out this Chrome Extension, “Google Input Tools“.  There is a ...

End of NFB Contract

Please note that the NFB contract will no longer be in effect starting September. If you were using the materials through NFB CAMPUS subscriptions (previously licensed for Ontario students and teacher...