K‑12 Resources

Giving education a boost

Open = Free!

Open educational resources are tools and supports that are available at no cost. They’re designed to support learning for K‑12 students and adult learners. Parents and teachers will also find them helpful in supporting students.

Keep Learning

Suggestions for parents/caregivers to support their child's learning.

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Teaching Tenaciously

Webinar Series to Support Educators as They Navigate Through Times of Uncertainty and Change

This fall, the Ministry of Education will be hosting a series of webinars to help educators navigate the uncertainty and change brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Subject matter experts will present on a range of topics relevant to educators’ interests and questions regarding changing teaching and learning environments.

First in the series will be Building Compassionate Communities in a New Normal on September 9, 2020 at 10 a.m. This 75-minute webinar will provide teachers, education assistants, and administrators with information, ideas and strategies that they can use to create compassionate spaces for students, especially during times when the learning environment is ever-changing. Speakers for this September session will include:

  • Monique Gray Smith, Award Winning and Best-Selling Author, Speaker, and Consultant.
  • Dr. Linda O’Neill, Associate Professor for the Department of Psychology at UNBC and Clinical Coordinator at the Community Counselling Centre in Prince George.
  • Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Professor in the Human Development at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Applied Developmental Psychologist.

Webinars will be recorded and posted for viewers who are unable to attend the live sessions. More information will be added online as it becomes available.

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Blended Learning: Creating a Flexible Classroom

Blended Learning: Creating a Flexible Classroom is a self-paced course designed to provide tools and strategies for incorporating blended learning into your classroom. This course consists of three components: foundation, application, and collaboration. The foundation section focuses on the “what” and “why”, while the application section focuses on the “how”.

Both sections come together in the collaborative community of practice, where you can interact with teachers across B.C. to ask questions, share resources, and discuss experiences. This course is free to access but requires registration.

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Open Course Resources

Open Course Resources (OCR) are a variety of free resources that support adult learning, professional development and the grades 10-12 curricula. Adult learners can self-register for free self-paced professional development. Additionally, students may enroll in Grade 10 to 12 non-credit course resources and either work through all the course topics or just the parts they think are interesting.

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Teacher Support Resources

A selection of online resources designed specifically for educators.

eTextbooks: Kindergarten to Grade 12

These free resources are designed to support teachers and students. Download the PDFs to:

  • Use as a course textbook
  • Get more practice in a difficult subject
  • Complete advanced study in a specific area of interest