Approved Digital Resources
|Resource Name||Website||Signed on||Signed by||Notes|
|Adobe Spark||adobe.com||03/26/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
An online tool used to design social graphics, infographics, and video stories.
|Animoto||animoto.com||12/13/2021||Jared Purdy|| |
Free(with watermarks) video creation tool with a wide variety of templates to quickly build effective, high quality products.
|AutoDesk Suite||autodesk.ca||09/20/2018||Paul Ash|| |
Digital 3D design and sculpting software with cloud-based licenses, requiring individual accounts to access.
|Book Creator||bookcreator.com||11/10/2020||Chris Boulter|| |
Free 60-day trial of premium account when signing up with GNSPES e-mail
|BrainPOP and BrainPop Jr.||brainpop.com||03/26/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
A website with learning games, activities, and movies to support learning and teaching across the curriculum.
|Canva for Education||canva.com||03/26/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
Specifically for Canva for Education, not normal Canva. Requires teacher to sign up with proof of status as a teacher prior to setting up students. A design and creation tool that can be used to make posters, presentations, infographics, etc.
|Clicker Writer||cricksoft.com||06/07/2022||Jared Purdy|| |
Supportive word processor for use as Assistive Technology.
|CodeHS||codehs.com||03/26/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
An advanced coding learning platform targeted at High School Students.
|CoSpaces Edu||cospaces.io||10/20/2020||Dr. Chris Boulter|
|Dash's Neighborhood||makewonder.com||03/26/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
An emulator to allow students to simulate coding the Dash robots without needing to share devices.
|Desmos||desmos.com||03/28/2022||Jared Purdy|| |
A collection of Math tool and activities.
|DocHub||google.com||04/09/2020||Chris Boulter|| |
Online PDF editor, able to integrate with Google Drive and Google Classroom.
|Easy Accents||google.com||04/23/2018||Paul Ash|| |
Add-on to easily allow you to add accents for multiple languages from the sidebar in a Google Doc.
|EdPuzzle||edpuzzle.com||03/26/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
Edpuzzle allows teachers to use video in a structured way. It allows for pausing and embedded questions as well as analysis of which students have watched the video and how much they have watched. It also provides access to a library of already created videos.
|Edutyping||edutyping.com||04/26/2019||Chris Boulter|| |
Online typing tutor and LMS. Licenses required.
|Epic! Books||getepic.com||04/26/2019||Chris Boulter|| |
Online digital books for students, free accoutns for teacher through June 2021.
|ESRI - AcrGIS Online||arcgis.com||10/12/2020||Paul Ash|| |
Online mapping and spacial analysis tool, accessible via GNSPES account via GNSPES Launch page.
|Everfi||everfi.com||11/24/2020||Chris Boulter|| |
Engaging digital lessons for use with students.
|Flip Grid||flipgrid.com||10/23/2019||Chris Boulter|| |
Asynchronous classroom discussions using videos that students record of themselves.
|Gimkit||gimkit.com||12/13/2021||Jared Purdy|| |
Live learning activities, requires student devices to provide responses. Offers various types of activities with different pedagogical positives and negatives, teachers should select the appropriate activity for a given situation.
|GitHub Education||github.com||12/13/2021||Jared Purdy|| |
In-depth coding collaboration platform.
|Google for Education||gnspes.ca||10/26/2019||Chris Boulter|| |
Covers the Core Services of Google for Education as used through the provincial GNSPES instance.
|Je Lis, Je Lis||rkpublishing.com||05/06/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
Online platform for students to practice reading in French.
|Lego Mindstorms||google.com||01/20/2020||Chris Boulter|| |
App for programming LEGO Mindstorms EV3 logic bricks.
|Microsoft Office 365||o365.com||05/25/2020||Chris Boulter|| |
Access to various online applications as part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite. Only using TCRCE instance. Agreement with Microsoft has data remaining in Canada in order to comply with PIIDPA.
|Mote||justmote.me||03/26/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
An add-on for various Google products allowing for teachers to easily provide voice note comments and feedback.
|MyBlueprint||myblueprint.ca||03/11/2019||Trevor Cunningham|| |
Provincial electronic portfolio service, login with GNSPES directly from the GNSPES launch page.
|Nearpod||nearpod.com||11/24/2020||Chris Boulter|| |
A tool for creating engaging and interactive presentations.
|Padlet||padlet.com||08/23/2022||Jared Purdy|| |
Flexible interactive and collaborative bulletin board.
|PearDeck||peardeck.com||11/19/2019||Chris Boulter|| |
Add-on for Google Slides to create interactive presentations. Free accounts available, many features are locked behind a pay wall.
|Quizlet||quizlet.com||12/13/2021||Jared Purdy|| |
Formative assessment and study tool.
|ScreenCloud||screen.cloud||01/15/2019||Paul Ash|| |
Cloud-based digital signage for schools.
|SeeSaw||seesaw.me||04/05/2020||Chris Boulter|| |
Online digital portfolio, allowing students to contribute and respond to assignments in a variety of formats including video and audio recordings, written notes, drawings, and pictures. Tends to be used primarily in lower elementary.
|Signaturely||signaturely.com||03/26/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
Service for collecting digital signatures, requires account access.
|Signaturely||signaturely.com||03/09/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
Digital signature collection system.
|Sketchup||sketchup.com||10/12/2019||Chris Boulter|| |
Online 3D design software.
|Sora||soraapp.com||01/19/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
eBook library management service.
|Squiggle Park||squigglepark.com||04/26/2019||Chris Boulter|| |
Online reading activities for students, license required, available through the book bureau.
|TextHelp Equatio||texthelp.com||03/03/2020||Chris Boulter|| |
Math writing software/extension, requires a license. License referrals may be made through School Program Planning teams and forwarded to your Student Services Consultant. Free sign up for teachers: https://www.texthelp.com/en-us/products/free-for-teachers/
|TextHelp PDF Reader||google.com||09/18/2017||Paul Ash|| |
PDF reader extension compatible with Read Write for Google
|TextHelp Read Write for Google||google.com||04/26/2019||Chris Boulter|| |
Literacy toolbar used to make digital resources more accessible to students. Students require a license, license referrals may be made through School Program Planning teams, and forwarded to your Student Services Consultant. Free sign up for teachers: https://www.texthelp.com/en-us/products/free-for-teachers/
|Thinglink||thinglink.com||03/26/2021||Chris Boulter|| |
Students under 13 require parental consent. A web based platform to annotate and add interactive elements to images.
|WeVideo||wevideo.com||10/30/2019||Chris Boulter|| |
Online video editing tool, requires a license.
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