Upcoming Webinars!

Using Tynker – Demo

Tynker Demo starts:

Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:00 AM(US/Pacific)

Note that this demo will be on Thursday morning, not Tuesday afternoon!!

Duration: 30-45 minutes

Please join this meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code: 827-562-717

First GoToMeeting? Try a test session:

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Subscriptions for Elementary Student Research

Tuesday, October 24 at 3:00 p.m.

Hi, HCOS families and especially elementary students:

Due to Beth Johnson’s hydro being off on Tuesday, October 17th, we will change the date for this webinar to Tuesday, October 24th at 3:00 p.m.  She has some helpful information on how to do research with your elementary students.  The focus will be on teaching your students how they can use the sites that will be highlighted:

  • PebbleGo for K-3
  • PebbleGo Next for Grades 3-6
  • BrainPOP Jr for K-3
  • BrainPOP for Grades 3 to 8
  • EBSCO Explora Primary for Grades K-7
  • World Book Kids  for Grades K-5
  • RightNow Media for all ages

We will also touch on Discovery Education Streaming and Learn360 if there is time.

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On Tuesday, October 24th, preferably a little before 3:00 p.m., please join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:


Or iPhone one-tap :
Canada: +16475580588,,193539192#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
Canada: +1 647 558 0588
Meeting ID: 193 539 192
International numbers available: https://onlineschool.zoom.us/zoomconference?m=jJTaCacuhIJq-Fe-XUu8cbAi6Z6RPOIz

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Archived Webinars: Teachers and Parents

  • Grad access learning commons students and parents see here
  • BC Curriculum The Why 4 minute video Bruce Hildebrandt see here.
  • BC Edplan The Why 4 minute video Pippa Davies. See here
  • First Peoples Inclusion in BCEdPlan Bruce Hildebrandt.  Watch this video here.
  • First Peoples Resources in Overdrive and L4U by Pippa Davies 4 minutes.  Click on Video here
  • Inquiry Based Learning and resources video by Pippa.  See here
  • MakerEd STEAM learning by Pippa.  See here.
  • Learning commons website short overview by Pippa Davies: Vimeo video
  • L4U and Overdrive for Newbies  one hour May 2016:  Vimeo Video
  • Short introduction to L4U 4 minutes:  Vimeo Video
  • Brief overview of the Overdrive e library by Pippa Davies:  Vimeo video

School library patron overview using the apps and desktop  https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/playback/Playback.do

School library Overdrive website: http://help.overdrive.com/#videos?slwo

OverDrive Read: http://help.overdrive.com/#videos?odread

Adobe Digital Editions: http://help.overdrive.com/#videos?ade

iOS devices: http://help.overdrive.com/#videos?ios


Finding and Using the Parent Account in Gizmos: https://vimeo.com/209304250/f587bb93a4  Student Sign-up in Gizmos: https://vimeo.com/209426480/2821a4388b

Research/Digital Citizenship Skills Workshop High school Jan 2016 STUDENTS:  Pippa Davies


Google docs, forms and apps with Google teacher Kathy Kanda.  All ages.  This webinar leads you through the basics of Google drive, docs and forms, apps.  Perfect for newbies to Google drive. January 19th 2016


December 2015:  Exploring MakerEd with Natalie and Pippa:


Highlighting the Subscriptions with Natalie Sing and Beth Johnson October 15th 2015



November 14 2012 – Wednesday
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Stop Motion Animation https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-11-14.1431.M.AF89496B653C513C6F9B8AB436CA56.vcr&sid=7345
October 22 2012 – Monday
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Ning webinar https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-10-22.1401.M.3D4841CB167E3869A35ECBCC7A67AE.vcr&sid=7345
October 10 2012 – Wednesday
4:00 PM – 5:15 PM Junior Book club 2012 https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-10-10.1631.M.136F48B8869736AABDF8BC81355D83.vcr&sid=7345
October 9 2012 – Tuesday
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM E Library webinar https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-10-09.1601.M.CF54AECA00D548CF8AD937A41616AB.vcr&sid=7345
June 5 2012 – Tuesday
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Learning Commons Webinar https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-06-05.1132.M.30BD41ED68D9A4444DCBB8B3EFB8E6.vcr&sid=7345
May 23 2012 – Wednesday
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM Author read Craig Kwiatowski https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-05-23.1620.M.9B6E9BB31E593473985A3D79DD0A74.vcr&sid=7345
May 7 2012 – Monday
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Scoopit-how to use https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-05-07.1207.M.9F1AD378212D2CD9045242C03E3AD7.vcr&sid=7345
January 25 2012 – Wednesday
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM Social Networking Presentation with Ryan Johnston https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-01-25.1605.M.D2070EDBAFCCC44B91D88CA5DEF762.vcr&sid=7345
May 10 2011 – Tuesday
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Book club The Incredible Journey https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2011-05-10.1939.M.E6DCF32C6F5815ED844B5887873A0C.vcr&sid=7345
April 13 2011 – Wednesday
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Adult book club Disrupting Class https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2011-04-13.1031.M.5920C81C5EE551F29D75844BF9D073.vcr&sid=7345
April 12 2011 – Tuesday
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Book club https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2011-04-12.1715.M.70EB9AB44BD8173A9D5414B4938477.vcr&sid=7345
April 5 2011 – Tuesday
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Book club Battle for Duncragglin https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2011-04-05.1950.M.BF1741E93FE913664E019F211AD9D0.vcr&sid=7345
February 23 2011 – Wednesday
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Hatchet Book club meeting https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2011-02-23.2001.M.05639DB3D43BFBEE096FB09ACAD064.vcr&sid=7345
December 1 2010 – Wednesday
7:45 PM – 9:00 PM Book club Bronze Bow https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2010-12-01.2016.M.240A774EA53DFA8991B0244ADED50C.vcr&sid=7345

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