Storytelling is a very powerful form of expression and communication that promotes personal growth, the collaboration of ideas and cultural understandings. In a classroom, storytelling allows students to express their interests and explore their creativity. The advent of augmented reality (AR) has given rise to new outlets that learners of all ages can use to express their stories through. Google ...

What is Read and Write:  Read and Write is a literacy software with tools designed for reading, writing, study and research support.  Read and Write for Google is a toolbar that works with PC-Microsoft, Mac-Apple (including Ipads), and Chromebooks to provide a little extra help and support for students.  Working with documents and the web can be challenging for all students, especially ...

If you are concerned about your child’s screen time use, you are not alone. In fact, 46% of Canadian parents reported being concerned about the amount of screen time their child accesses, and 23% are concerned about the content their child is exposed to (Korzinski, 2019). Monitoring your child’s digital media use can feel frustrating and can be hard to ...

Khan Academy offers free video lessons and tutorials along with interactive exercises in math, science and humanities from kindergarten through the early years of post secondary education.  Students can use activities, exercises, quizzes, and instructional videos to learn and master a variety of skills.  Khan Academy courses are offered in more than 40 languages and students are provided instant feedback while participating in ...

Google Meet is an online video conferencing app available through Google and Google Suite.  Google Meet is built into Gmail and Google Calendar making it a simple way to access others to collaborate.  Google Meet can be accessed through the desktop on your home computer, through an app on your mobile device and through telephone access.  Google Meet allows users ...

While your child is learning and social distancing at home, it is expected that they will access more screen time. This creates worry for parents who are monitoring their child’s electronic use each day. However, not all screen time is created equally.  The content and purpose of the screen use can make a difference. It matters what is on the ...

What is Google Classroom? Google Classroom is a free web service or app developed by Google for schools.  The primary purpose of Google Classroom is to facilitate paperless communication between teachers and students.  Google Classroom allows teachers to share files, create assignments, grade assignments and communicate with your students in a paperless way in real time.  Google Classroom has full ...

Immersive Reader is a tool developed by Microsoft, designed to improve online reading for our students who struggle with reading, students with special educational needs as well as ESL learners.  Immersive Reader is a full screen reading tool designed to support students with dyslexia and dysgraphia in the classroom, but is a support for any student who wants to make ...