BC Digital Classroom – Beyond Databases (3-7)

ERAC’s Updated BC Digital Classroom is a core collection of digital resources (over 25 online databases) that most districts have licensed.  The collection has been updated to provide resources that are truly 3 – 7 in nature.  Join in an overview of the tools included and examples of how they can be integrated into meaningful learning opportunities aligned with the Big Ideas in the revised BC Curriculum.  The digital resources provide a variety of tools to differentiate content and access to age appropriate content through lexile searching, voice to text, extensive images and video.  These resources are available for *free* for teachers and students in your School District and for home use.  Access readily available for through School District and ERAC websites.

Target Audience

All Subjects: Grade 3-7

Sessions

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Room 203

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Presenter

  • Lisa Read

    I am the Information Technology Coordinator for SD79 (Cowichan Valley) as well as a member of the ERAC Professional Learning team.  My role-- and my passion-- is helping teachers and learners integrate technology into their learning and practice with authenticity, a pedagogical focus and meaning. 

  • Mike Silverton

    Mike has been providing professional development and in-service to teachers for over 25 years.  He has taught from elementary to the graduate level and has a wide range of experience to draw upon to provide enriching workshops for all.  With 12 years as a Technology Coordinator for a large school district, a technology consultant and member of the ADST Curriculum Writing Team he has many insights on ways to integrate technology.  Mike is the current Past-President of the Computer Using Educators of BC PSA. (CUEBC) and a Program Manager for The Learning Partnership.