Learning Resources- Room 210

Kelly MacDonald, Dept. Head, SERT Rebecca Playford, SERT
Wayne Harnack, SERT Andrea Kenny, EA
Christian Lemke, GLE Teacher Georg Weiss, Life Skills Teacher
Tina Jumeian, SERT Bonnie Drover-Reipert, CYW Life Skills
Harold Soulis, SERT





Contact us at 519-743-8265  ext 725 to leave a message or email kelly_macdonald@wrdsb.on.ca

Our main focus is to support students who have been identified as requiring support, through the process of an Individual Education Plan (IEP), and/or Identification, Placement, Review Committee (IPRC) exceptionality.

We offer:

  • academic support
  • test taking strategies and study skills support
  • access to a wide variety of technological options
  • information about services in the community
  • credit-bearing Learning Strategies course (GLE) for students (permission from the Department Head)


2017 Literacy Test Information  Worksheets to support the Literacy Test

 Date: Thursday March 30, 2017


Literacy Test Brochure

Literacy Test PowerPoint

Literacy Test Practice Short Answer-Public

Literacy Test Practice Multiple Choice – Public

Literacy Test Practice News Article – Public

Literacy Test Practice Series of Paragraphs- Public

Chromebook PowerPoint

Read&Write PowerPoint  (A text-speech, speech to text  extension with many more useful features to help with all school work and studying)

Math Homework Help Grades 7-10

      Free!  To register student’s must have their O.E.N. (Ontario Education Number) located on their timetable or available from the school guidance or resource offices.

Study Skills

Great Website Links for you to watch, read and learn about how to learn and practice the skill of studying!!!
Conestoga College- Learning Commons
McMaster University- Academic Skills Online (videos/podcasts)
University of Guelph- Time Management(handouts and information packages)
University of Waterloo- Study Skills Packages
University of Lethbridge- Study Skill Tips

Enrichment Information

Enrichment opportunities are offered both in the school and in the community.  Various contests are offered throughout the year (i.e. Mathematics, English, Science and Language Departments), and external offerings include contests, workshops and courses.   Students should speak to their Guidance Counsellor or Learning Resources Teacher to inquire about these opportunities.

Enrichment Opportunities @ The University of Waterloo  (click here)

SHAD gives exceptional young people a glimpse of the future. Their  month-long summer program will show you what you can achieve if you think big and pursue your extraordinary potential. (Click here)

College, University, Apprenticeship and Trade Information

General Information

Conestoga College

    • Access information to their Welcome Centre for Prospective students
    • PASS– Summer Transition program to learn more about college


Additional Links and Information

Waterloo Region:
Ray of Hope Addiction Services
Developmental Services Resource Centre for Waterloo Region