Online Learning

Learn at Home | Ontario.ca
Learn at Home | Ontario.ca

Ontario Ministry of Education website where students and their parents can access educational resources to help keep students learning and engaged during school closures. French-language resources are also available.

While these materials do not replace what students have been learning at school, during this unprecedented time, these at-home activities offer quick and easy access to some of Ontario's best online kindergarten to grade 12 learning resources.

LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 7,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. Formerly Lynda.com.

To get started, click the link below and enter your 14 digit library card (no spaces). Your PIN is the 4 digits of your phone number. After you have activated your account through the link below, you may choose to install the LinkedIN Learning app on your tablet or phone. When setting up the app, you'll be prompted to enter our organization code which is "bmpl". Note: For privacy reasons, your LinkedIn Learning library account is not connected to any LinkedIn account that you already have.

Log in to LinkedIn Learning using your barcode and PIN.

Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab
Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab

The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab is designed for you to explore, learn and create Digital Art including digital video, digital sound, digital photography, and digital design in a state of the art digital lab, with programs, events and workshops led by industry experts.

During the COVID-19 shutdown, sign up for Creator Space webinars through the Creator Space website, or watch previously-recorded sessions on the Creator Space YouTube page.

The Creator Space is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts Digital Strategy Fund, in partnership with the Blue Mountains Public Library.

Virtual Museum - Craigleith Heritage Depot
Virtual Museum - Craigleith Heritage Depot

Visit the virtual museum of the Craigleith Heritage Depot! View exciting local history online exhibits, online weekly programs, and other digital resources available. Great for students, researchers, and other curious minds!

Mango Languages Online Language Learning
Mango Languages Online Language Learning

Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application by focusing on the four key elements of language learning: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture.

Grab your library card and create a free account. Access your language training using the Mango websiteAndroid app or iOS app.

Watch our videos on YouTube: Getting Started with Mango Languages | Getting Started with Mango Languages (with new account creation)

edX
edX

edX is a global non-profit founded by Harvard and MIT. It delivers free post-secondary courses for curious minds on topics ranging from computer science to business to humanities. Courses are developed by university partners from around the world.

Khan Academy
Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. They have also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content. The Khan Academy is an American non-profit organization.

TechBoomers
TechBoomers

Access over 100 free website and app courses along with thousands of useful articles with the Tips and Tricks you need to take your tech skills to the next level.

The Great Courses
The Great Courses

The Great Courses is a series of college-level audio courses produced by The Teaching Company. The Hoopla Digital Collection has over 150 lectures series in subjects ranging from history (A History of Eastern Europe), science (Introduction to Infectious Diseases), finance (Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters), psychology (How to Boost Your Physical and Mental Energy) to literature (Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition) and music (Great Music of the 20th Century). You need a library membership to access The Great Courses.

TVO mPower
TVO mPower

65+ free online games support the mastery of tough-to-learn math concepts, spotlight Ontario towns and professions in compelling ways, and bolster understanding of STEM and the social sciences. By the creators of tvoKids (TV Ontario), this math resource is now free to all Ontarians.

Digital Learn
Digital Learn

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, digitallearn.org has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.