Homework Resources for Children

Library Databases

Tumble Book Library K-6 children's ebook database

Listen and read along with some of your favourite picture books by the likes of Robert Munsch, Kate DiCamillo, Doreen Cronin and many more. Compatible with iPhone and iPad (using browser). Other Languages section includes some books in Spanish and French.

Note: The vendor has extended free access to Tumblebooks products though to August 31, 2020 for all public libraries in BC.

Tumble Math K-6 math ebook database

TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math eBooks designed for students. The eBooks combine animation, narration and sound to create stories and teach math concepts. They are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans, instructional videos, educational games and quizzes to test and track student progress. Designed for students of all ages, TumbleMath allows students to learn at their own pace and gives them the ability to take ownership over their learning.

Note: The vendor has extended free access to Tumblebooks products though to August 31, 2020 for all public libraries in BC.

World Book

Excellent selection of encyclopedia articles, pictures, maps, charts and audio on a wide variety of topics. Perfect for students of all ages. Includes access to Wizard, an adaptive resource for math, science, social studies, and language arts.

Username: wbsupport
Password: distancelearn
 

The vendor has created this guide to support parents, grandparents, caregivers, or anyone using World Book resources.

Note: The vendor has offered free access to World Book through April 30, 2020 for all public libraries in BC. 


On the Web

News, statistics, and tons of additional information about the government of your province!

The Museum of Civilization has a brilliant website on the First Peoples of Canada. Here you'll find information about First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples - their histories and contemporary lives.

"Branché sur la literature québécoise et canadienne-française pour la jeunesse."

French Canadian children's literature site with information on French Canadian authors, illustrators and resources.

British Columbia is home to 203 First Nations communities and an amazing diversity of Indigenous languages; approximately 60% of the First Nations languages of Canada are spoken in B.C. Find out about these languages and cultures using this site.

Travel the world and visit historic sights and museums from home!

Activities, podcasts, games and more!

Resources for parents teaching math at home. Ages 2-8.

Explore a variety of topics through reading, watching vidoes, looking at images and listening to recordings. Content in both English and French. All content created by Roayl BC Museum staff.

Daily activities and projects to keep the learning happening at home. Organized by grade level (K-9) and includes resources for parents.

Beaucoup de jeux pour vous amuser!

Lots of fun games (up to age ten).

Answers to all the questions you can dream of! If they don’t have an answer for your question you can submit it.