Online Resources


Check here for free, district-licensed, and shared online resources.

Licensed Resources

World Book Online Suite – (multi-age)

  • Log in will be automatic at school sites (if it isn’t, please contact Sheri Kinney or Lisa Read)
  • At home – Username: teacher79; Password: teach79

Canoe Kids – (multi-age) Online magazine: Exploring Indigenous cultures through authentic Indigenous voices

Gale Group – (middle-secondary)

  • Password: learn79

EBSCO Databases – (multi-age)

  • Username: teach79; Password: teach79

Criterion – (multi-age) Online streaming service

  • Username: 91009; Password: COWichanVALLEY

My Blueprint – (middle-secondary)

KnowBC – (multi-age) Includes Encyclopedia of British Columbia and other BC databases

MediaSmarts/Passport to the Internet – (multi-age)

  • Teachers – Username: bcteacher; Password: besafeonline
  • Students – Username: bcstudent; Password: besafeonline


Free Online Resources

Big History Project (free, registration required)

Newsela (free, registration required)

Commemorating Yeyumnuts

Clam Garden Network

Digital Promise – Challenge-Based Learning

Royal BC Museum


Sharing the Brain Power – School Districts’ and Networks’ sites and pages

Curriculum Resources K-12 – SD 79

Learn 71  – SD 71, Comox Valley

Vancouver Island Network – SD 79, Cowichan Valley + partner districts

Vancouver Island Numeracy Network