Digital Resources

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Animation and Storytelling Software

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Word prediction, spoken feedback & speech recognition software

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Data exploration software

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Explore your creativity!

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ArcGIS Online

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BookFLIX Online

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Pixie 3 Online

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Netmaths - French mathematics support software

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Finale - Musical Software Package

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Career Cruising - Guidance Resource

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General Resources

ArcGIS - Online

Students in grades 8-12 will use ArcGIS Online to improve their analytical skills and integrate different types of information into geographical systems coherent with the Ontario curriculum. ArcGIS Online is an easy way to use geographic information on the web to construct and share your own maps or search for other works that have been published.

Career Cruising

Career Cruising is an easy-to-use guidance resource for students in grades 9-12 that allows them to better prepare for their careers. Through this web service, students can discover different career paths available to them and learn about themselves through an inclusive assessment tool.

Finale

Finale is a musical software package designed to provide users with hundreds of features that make writing music easier and faster. Licensed for students in grades 7-12. Finale allows students to expand their creativity and knowledge of music through the application of variety of tools to create music sheets of their own. Through Finale, students learn to clearly observe and understand theories behind music notations, compositions, and transpositions.

Math Resources

Netmaths

Netmaths is a French web service that provides a variety of supports in mathematics for students in grades 4 through 8. Modules are organized by grade and strand and contain a wealth of curriculum-based exercises, games and puzzles!

Click here to learn how to access Netmaths for your classroom.

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TinkerPlots

TinkerPlots is a data analysis software that provides students with the ability to manipulate sets of data into colourful graphs and other forms of representations, while improving their understanding of data, numbers, probability, and graphs. Students have the opportunity to build their own data tables that they can graph and analyze in multiple ways.

Click here to learn how to access Tinkerplots for your classroom.

Tags: Graphing, Plots, Data Analyzing, Data Tables, Graphs, Charts

Language Resources

Comic Life 2

Comic Life 2 is a fun and creative application for creating comics, annotated images, dynamic photo albums, greeting cards, scrap books, story books, instruction guides and brochures. The software can be used for grades 1 to 12 in many different subject areas such as Language, History, Mathematics, Science, and any other area in which students would need to demonstrate their understanding.

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Frames 5

Frames 5 is educational software that is intended for students in grades 1 to 8. The software promotes student creativity, encourages them to engage in problem solving, and in the curriculum and helps them to develop 21st century skills by providing them with an opportunity to create various video projects, such as, stop-motion animation, claymation, and digital storytelling.

Tags: English Literacy, Media Literacy, ELL

WordQ

WordQ is an assistive piece of software that integrates speech recognition, text-to-speech, and word prediction together to enable writers to become more confident in their writing and to write on their own. The simplicity in its interface makes it very easy to learn to use and perfect for students with disabilities or attention disorders.

Tags: English Literacy ELL ESL Speech

 

Kindergarten Resources

BookFLIX

BookFlix is an online literacy resource designed for students grades in Kindergarten to 3. Students will develop a love of reading by interacting through read along options, video storybooks, educational games and can read material that is of interest to them as BookFlix offers 9 categories of books: Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, Music and Rhyme, Family and Community, ABCs and 123s, as well as Adventure, Celebrations and Imagination!

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Differentiated Instruction Resources

Pixie3

Pixie is designed to be used by students in Kindergarten to Grade 3 will to improve their creativity, promote their self-expression, and enhance their cooperation skills.

With its user-friendly interface and the ability to combine text, voice narration, and images the software provides the ideal canvas for all types of learners.

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