Learning Resources (Room 210)

Join our Google Classroom- where we will post documents and information for both students and parents. Templates for essays and organization tools are just some of the items you can find there.
It’s in the ‘works’ and we will be constantly adding to it!  Go to https://classroom.google.com and enter the code 2f6wlbr to join Learning Resources 1
 
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)

Learning Resources Staff

Kelly MacDonald, Dept. Head, SERT Ext 8725 Rubina Chandler, SERT Ext
Wayne Harnack, SERT Ext Andrea Kenny, EA Ext
Christian Lemke, GLE Teacher Ext Georg Weiss, Life Skills Teacher Ext
Tina Jumeian, SERT Ext Bonnie Drover-Reipert, CYW Life Skills Ext

 

Contact us at 519-743-8265 or via email  (firstname_lastname@wrdsb.ca)

Resources

2018 EQAO Literacy Test Information for
Grade 10 students & Previously eligible 

Resources

Date: Thursday, April 10, 2018

EQAO Website Link

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

2017-2018 EQAO Math Test Information for
Grade 9 students

Resources

EQAO Website Link

Dates:

  • January 15 to January 26, 2018: First-semester students
  • June 5 to June 18, 2018: Second-semester and full-year students

Chromebook PowerPoint All students coming into Grade 9 are provided with a Chromebook to use for their high school career. This powerpoint was created to give basic information about the Chromebook, as well as some added features and information on apps and extensions to support learning.

Read&Write PowerPoint  ReadWrite is a text to speech and speech to text extension with many more useful features to help with all school work and studying. This means it can read what is on most screens (personally typed or internet pages) and allows users to talk to the computer for quicker written communication.

Math Homework Help Grades 7-10

    • Free!  To register students 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 on 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