Made the Grade – September Newly Evaluated Resources

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NOVELS/CLASSROOM REFERENCE:

Peak

Peak

Grades: 6-12
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Peak is the story of two fourteen year olds, one a privileged American and the other a poor Nepalese boy, who aspire to be the youngest to summit Mt. Everest. It is an engaging read that will appeal t… , Adventure , Young Adult Fiction , risk-taking , parenting , independence , coming-of-age , environment , colonialism

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Storyteller: The Art of Roy Henry Vickers

Storyteller: The Art of Roy Henry Vickers

Grades: PreK-12
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Storyteller is a collection of works by BC First Nations artist Roy Henry Vickers. The colourful, bright images and Vickers’ accompanying descriptive, simple narratives will appeal to and engage stud… , aboriginal , aboriginal ancestry , First Nations , BC , British Columbia , indigenous , Tsimshian , Haida , Heiltsuk , art , creator , spirit , Canada , visual arts , ceremony , narrative , enlightenment , storyteller , history , eagle , Moon , raven , nature , whale , beaver , otter

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Tomorrow When the War Began

Tomorrow When the War Began

Grades: 7-12
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Although this Australian dystopian novel was first published in 1993 it is still current and readers can picture the events occurring today. The well developed plot and strong character development pr… , Adventure , War , Australia , Dystopian Fiction , Reluctant Readers , Young Adult Fiction , Colonialism , Teamwork , Strong Female Characters , Teen Series

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PROFESSIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES:

 

Connecting Comprehension and Technology: Adapt and Extend Toolkit Practices

Connecting Comprehension and Technology: Adapt and Extend Toolkit Practices

Grades: PreK-7
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Part of the Comprehension Toolkit series, this professional resource supports both grades K – 7 ELA with lessons that incorporate technology to build student literacy and communication skills, and the… , technology , literacy , comprehension , iPad , multimedia , supplemental resource , professional resource , lesson plans , Professional learning

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4Four Big Ideas for the Future: Understanding Our Innovative Selves

4Four Big Ideas for the Future: Understanding Our Innovative Selves

Grades: PreK-12
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This professional resource is a compilation of four seminars given by the author. The conversational tone makes this an easy read, and the four key topics are well-explained, timely, and will resonat… , professional learning , 21st century skills , digital footprints , digital storytelling , assessing data , technology implementation , emerging technologies , digital citizenship , professional resource

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ADDITIONAL  GENERAL RESOURCES:
Be Safe!

Be Safe!

Grades: K-3

Be Safe! is the Canadian Red Cross’ updated collection of resources to address personal safety to prevent sexual abuse of children. Aimed at children in grades K-3, the array of resources—including a… , Be Safe! , Be Safe , CARE kit , Canadian Red Cross , Sexual Health , Sexual Abuse Prevention , Personal Safety , Social Health , Community Health , Health Education , Healthy Choices , Healthy Body , Safety Rules , C.A.R.E. kit

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Healthy Youth Relationships

Healthy Youth Relationships

Grades: 7-12

This well-planned, engaging resource from the Canadian Red Cross focuses on violence prevention strategies in relationships, to help high school students recognize healthy, positive relationships, and… , relationships , dating , unhealthy relationships , healthy relationships , dating violence , violence prevention , youth relationships , violent relationships , LGTBQ

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Matific

Matific

Grades: K-6
Supplier: Matific

Matific is an appealing, student and teacher-friendly math resource for students in grades K through 6. Its design provides a variety of learning and teaching options: lessons for teachers to introdu… , math , mathematics , education , learning games

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Sockeye Salmon Odyssey

Sockeye Salmon Odyssey

Grades: 3-6
Supplier: Kimae Books

This comprehensive Canadian resource presents the life cycle of the sockeye salmon in lengthy, detailed chapters, with informative and engaging coloured illustrations. It is effectively designed for … , Sockeye , salmon life cycle , alevin , Adams River run , Fraser River , Pacific salmon , B.C. salmon

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Vision Pro Classroom Management Software

Vision Pro Classroom Management Software

Grades: undefined
Supplier: Netop

This software management program allows teachers to monitor and control a network of computers from the teacher’s computer. Once installed, teachers can prepare computers before students arrive in the… , Monitor , screen sharing , software , classroom management

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