eBooks

Databases and Encyclopedias

Video Streaming

Other Resources

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eBooks

La Biblioenfants est une collection de livres d’images animés et parlants créés à partir de livres d’images existants, auxquels on a ajouté de l’animation, du son, de la musique et de la narration afin de produire un livre d’images électronique que l’enfant peut lire ou se faire lire. Les livres sont publiés en anglais, en français et en espagnol.
The TumbleBook Library is a collection of dynamic talking picture books that are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. Books are available in English, French and Spanish.
TumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books. It’s designed for elementary and middle schools. This database is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to read beyond the picture book collection in the TumbleBook Library. All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection.
TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos and audio books, which offer students and adults, of all reading levels, access to an amazing range of content.
Yukon Education now offers a variety of ebooks integrated in each school’s library collection. Students can borrow books from the collection from any location and read books from any device that has internet access. Please login to Destiny and click on the FollettShelf. Please use this instruction sheet if you not sure how to login: instructions for logging onto FollettShelf

Databases and Encyclopedias

WorldBook Web is an excellent grade appropriate encyclopedia with dependable content and rich multi-media features. Students can choose the appropriate reference tool for research according to their language and grade level. Yukon Education subscribes to the following five multilevel products: World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, L"Encyclopédie Découverte, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.
EBSCO Host is an excellent research source and an online library of Databases for all grade levels. Students and teachers can search for full text articles from magazines and professional journals to support learning in a variety of subject areas.
Gale Cengage Learning offers two high school sites, Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly and Gale Virtual Reference Library, which provide a wealth of Canadian reference information and tools geared for multidisciplinary research. In addition, a third site, Global Issues in Context, helps students and teachers understand today’s world issues from a global perspective.
ProQuest’s license agreement permits Yukon teachers access to over 300 periodicals and journal titles addressing all aspects of K-12 education, as well as a reference collection for professional development and continuing education. The database includes publications covering every area of education, including administrative, core and supplemental curricula disciplines, information technology, library science, and more.

Video Streaming

Access Learning is a Canadian Educational video streaming service. Access Learning is a portal to over 3,500 full length and 20,000 clip level educational video programs. Students and educators can search, stream and download content that has been correlated to provincial curriculum. (Bill Nye Videos, Discovery Canada, Canadian Geographic Kids, etc.)
Learn360 is an interactive media-on-demand service that provides streaming video, audio and accompanying support materials. Learn360 supports web-based learning by providing an online collaborative environment where users can share information and ideas. Students can access the classroom webpage and communicate with teachers and classmates via secure class blogs and discussion boards.
At JobsPeopleDo.com they understand the issues students face when choosing their careers and post secondary education. They offer over 600 job videos, job profiles, a free resume builder, career quizzes, campus life advice, relevant student articles, contests, and much more...All in one place!
ONF/NFB - National Film Board of Canada’s online screening room has nearly 1500 films, documentaries, animations, experimental films and fiction for both children and adults. NFB films particularly take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians such as stories about the environment, human rights, international conflict, the arts and more. The Department has a subscription to this service which is available in both English and in French.

Other Resources

Yukon Education has purchased Expert Space for grades 6-10 teachers and students. Expert Space has online digital content and interactive project tools for building content-area knowledge and expertise for 21st century information skills. Students can work on projects and assignments by searching for information, evaluating sources, note taking, citing sources, and setting goals. They can save relevant articles, media files and web links in their Personal Digital Locker.
NoodleTools is an academic research web application. It provides a suite of integrated tools that can be used for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving/ annotation, and collaborative research and writing. This application has been designed for upper elementary and high school students.
MediaSmarts develops and provides award winning resources for use in classrooms to improve digital literacy, media literacy, and critical thinking skills for students of all ages. These resources include: My World, Passport to the Internet, Reality Check! Evaluating Online Information, and Web Awareness Workshop Series. Resources are available in English and in French.
Atomic Learning’s online training resources teaches educators “how do I do that” through a library of short, easy-to-understand tutorial movies, and address “how do I apply that” questions with complete continuing professional development and technology integration solutions.
LearnowBC portal is used to access Yukon Education subscription resources (as above). To create an account, students will need their Provincial Education Number. Your school reception can provide this information.
ERAC’s K-12 Resource Collection is an online, searchable compilation of resources used in classrooms in British Columbia (BC). Educators and administrators can quickly find products to meet their resource needs.