January News!

Welcome back learning commons families!


We hope that your Christmas season was blessed with special family fun, and now you are ready to tackle those awesome school research and writing projects!  😀

Curriculum Resources and Kits

To help you get started with your research Natalie has written a few articles on finding resources in our learning commons!

Middle grade students learning about the United Nations can check out this blog post!

Grade 8 and 9 resources for your high school students!

Physics Resources for grades 4 and up.

New Kits!

Fluids and Dynamics Digital Kit.

Grade 8 Math Shape and Space Unit Study

Missions Read-A-Thon!

Read-A-Thon starting soon!  To sign up, please go to this article and learn more!

Overdrive Training – If you would like additional Overdrive training, please come to our session on January 15th at 9am and we will walk you through getting onto Overdrive and how to borrow materials and print them. This will be between 30 and 45 minutes, depending on questions and this is your opportunity to experience a walk through of the Overdrive borrowing process. Here is the link to Blackboard Collaborate where the session will be held.


Here is a recording of our last webinar on RightNowMedia if you did not have time to attend:

Recording Link:



We would so appreciate your time completing this survey on our digital databases and Overdrive E library please?


There will be a random draw for a $25 Amazon certificate to one of the participants!!

Coming soon a webinar on our latest subscription Dimension U!

Research Tools

Pippa Davies will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday 13th @10 am Pacific time for high school students to learn about social media, using Scoopit as a tool to curate research topics safely.  To join this webinar please go to this virtual classroom link here:


Coming soon a webinar on our latest subscription Dimension U from our IMT team!

Current awareness newsletter on Scoopit!

Blessings from the learning commons team!

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