Links For Students

TED Ed - Lessons Worth Sharing

Technology - Entertainment - Design. TED believes passionately that ideas have the power to change attitudes, lives, and ultimately the world. Here you will find an excellent library of carefully curated educational videos designed to spark the curiosity of learners around the world.

 

Khan Academy

An extensive library of educational content, with a focus on math and science. Watch lessons, complete interactive challenges, and earn badges.

 

DIY: Kids Learning Skills and Being Awesome

Your kids can learn anything! DIY is a place for kids to level up skills, meet friends who truly love what they love, and just be awesome. Kids can explore hundreds of skills, try challenges, get feedback, and earn badges.

 

Vancouver Island Regional Library

Find information about your local library branch, check out books by mail, or browse the collection. Go anywhere - learn anything - read every day. There are worlds waiting to be discovered at your local library.

 

Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch is a programming language and online community where children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games, and animation. As children create with Scratch, they learn to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically. Check out the Getting Started Guide inside Scratch, or download the guide here

 

Starfall

A phonics-based, early reading site appropriate for primary grade students.

 

Apps for Education

There are many mobile apps sold in the App store that claim to be educational. Wouldn't it be great to be able to see a list of apps that has been recommended and reviewed by teachers? BCERAC has created a list of apps that have been recommended and reviewed by BC teachers. Please note, that there are both free and paid apps in this list.

 

Google SketchUp

3-D drawing for everyone. SketchUp is used by professional architects, engineers, designers, builders, and makers all over the world, yet it is simple enough that it can be used by students who are brand new to 3D modelling. SketchUp is free for educational use.

 

WatchKnowLearn: Free educational videos. Organized.

WatchKnowLearn has indexed over 50,000 educational videos for children ages 1 - 18. You can search by subject or age level.

 

What to Read - Teens

A collection of recommended reads for teenagers compiled by the Vancouver Island Regional Library. This collection includes novels, web comics, graphic novels, and texts of all varieties.

 

PBSKids

This site has a great collection of games and activities for preschool and primary aged children, featuring kids favourite characters from PBS shows like Sesame Street, Calliou, and Curious George.

 

Science of Everyday Life

An award-winning site featuring family science activities for all ages.

 

Nuuchahnulth Language and Culture

A collection of Nuuchahnulth language and cultural resources from the Nuuchahnulth Tribal Council.

 

Common Sense Media

Common Sense is dedicated to helped students thrive in a world of media and technology by helping families make smart media choices. Offering independent, age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, websites, TV shows, books, and music.

 

LearnNowBC

LearnNowBC offers a variety of learning resources designed for students in B.C. Check out the Young Learning Centre for activities for young children, access learning resources for specific courses, or access live tutoring and practice exams.

 

What Should I Read Next?

Are you looking for a great book but don't know which to choose? Your local librarian can certainly help, but if you don't have access to a librarian try What Should I Read Next. Simply type in the name of a favourite book, and you will get a list of books that other readers who loved your favourite book recommend.

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