SCDSB teachers and students have access to some major, multi-purpose tools for technology enabled learning. These include D2L (vLE), Google Apps for Education, Office365 and SCDSBlive. In addition to the four major players, we have access to a wide variety of digital tools through board or provincial licensing. These tools are found lower on this page.

D2L resources

Brightspace by D2L is the provincial Virtual Learning Environment (vLE) for online courses and blended learning courses (face-to-face classes wanting a virtual component to enhance learning and collaboration). Access supports at coursehelp.ca

GAFE resources

GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATION

Google Drive: drive.google.ca

Google Apps for Education (GAFE) includes Google Drive for cloud computing, Google Classroom for virtual class management and collaboration, Google Sites for website creation, Blogger for blogging, Google Maps, YouTube, etc.
o365 resources

Office 365: o365.scdsb.on.ca

Office 365 includes email, Yammer groups, OneNote Class Notebook for collaborative note taking, O365 Video, Sway for creating interactive reports, presentations and digital storytelling, etc.


INTERACTIVE LEARNING OBJECTS

The Ministry of Education has created interactive online activities to support student and teacher learning. Learn more here.

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SCDSBlive is a student internet radio station for students and teachers in SCDSB. Please visit our site for information about how to participate with your class.

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The OERB is a collection of teaching and learning resources for teachers and students.You can access or use interactive materials directly from the site, or download materials to use from your own digital classroom environment. Teachers in SCDSB can email jcalder@scdsb.on.ca to get our login and password for the OERB (or check the staff website).

Board Purchased and Provincially-Licensed

Web-Based Digital Tools

*to see all provincially licensed tools please visit the OSAPAC site

 

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Provincially Licensed Software (needs installing) with

Take-Home Rights

*these titles can be installed on teacher and/or student devices

*CD-ROM versions of the programs are often stored in the library of a school

 

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frames
fathom
clicker5
gsp
photoshop
premiere
tinkerplots