Resource Bulletin #3:

Source: BCTF Aboriginal Ways of Knowing and Being

Resource highlights:

Stó:lō Shxwelí Halq’méylem Language Collection:

Language resources and stories for learning Halq’méylem.

First Peoples Principles of Learning during Remote Learning:

(Source:Delta School District Indigenous Education Department’s COVID- 19 Teaching and Learning at Home)

“We can still keep the First Peoples Principles of Learning at the centre of our instruction while students are learning at home. We have taken the activities provided in the Everyday Learning Activities section of the Ministry’s Keep Learning site and matched them with the First Peoples’ Principles Of Learning.”

Distance Learning for Special Education (Early Learning – Grade 12) (Source: Kansas Department of Education)

Resources on this page are provided by educators and families from around the world. We are collaborating to support the needs of students with significant disabilities during the COVID 19 pandemic. These materials are open source and may be adapted to fit your child or student’s need. They may not be used for purchase.

  • See the Inclusion page on Curriculum Connections for more resources to support remote learning for students with diverse needs.

CBC Resources: include articles, activity ideas, videos, shows, and games.  No advertising!

Royal BC Museum: Virtual Resources

  • Learning Portal: “The Learning Portal is for learners of all ages but much of it aligns with BC K-12 school curriculum. Designed with a constructivist approach, it is a non-linear, learner-centred, inquiry-based and interactive website.” (Account creation is not required to access content. Educator page with some French resource links here.)
  • YouTube Channel (scroll down the page for RBCM@Home recent uploads on a variety of topics)

Junior Library Guild: (K-12, American, fiction and non-fiction e-books and audiobooks)

“FREE access to our JLG Digital online reading platform! With JLG Gold Standard eBooks for Elementary, Middle School and High school students, JLG Digital gives you and your readers access to read books online from any device. There is no limit to the number of users and titles enter and exit the digital stream regularly, so there are always new picks available. Using a computer? Usernames & passwords are not needed! Simply click your book-stream choice below and you’ll be automatically logged in! Full instructions and passwords for using the app version are available here.”

District Digital Resource Highlights:

  1. NFB Campus:  In the fall of 2019, MPSD purchased a district K-12 license to access CAMPUS, the National Film Board’s video streaming service for the classroom and the primary source for Canadian film and media content across a wide range of subject areas.  This includes access to authentic Indigenous films and resources in French and English.
  • Educators and students can access thousands of films and other media simply by going to
  • Educators can access everything that students do, as well as all the tools and resources that make CAMPUS unique. Here are some of the educator features:
    • Thousands of films and other media
    • A curated library of Learning Bundles
    • Tools to create and share your own chapters and playlists
    • Educational summaries that draw links to Pan-Canadian curricula
    • In-depth Educator’s guides
    • Search filters by subject area and age level
    • Access via the web with no hardware or server space requirements
    • Easy integration into the classroom

To access to these features, MPSD educators need to activate their individual accounts. Contact your teacher librarian for the steps to activate your educator account.

2. Siwal Si’wes Digital Library: K-12 curated Indigenous resources