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Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning, Inclusion Support Branch 

Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning has acquired several new online resources that are now accessible to K-12‚Äč‚Äč educators and students at school and at home through the Online Resources for Manitoba Educators (ORME) website. These resources offer Manitoba K-12 curriculum-relevant articles, videos, images, audio clips, primary sources and more, with an emphasis on Canadian content and Indigenous themes.

New online resources for teacher and students in the Fran√ßais, French Immersion programs as well as teachers and students taking French courses in the English program are available at DREF - Ressources √©ducatives | √Čducation et Apprentissage de la petite enfance Manitoba ( All DREF resources are carefully selected for their relevance to the provincial curriculum, their representation of Indigenous perspectives, diversity, and the Manitoba and Canadian Francophonie.

This website includes instructions for accessing from home as well as school. It also includes webinars, tutorials and guides for the resources



‚ÄčBritannica School
Offers‚Äč at t‚Äčhree levels (elementary, middle and high) thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculu‚Äčm-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, prim‚Äčary sources, maps, research tools and recommended Web sites.

‚ÄčBritannica ImageQuest
Brings lessons, assignments, and projects to life with over three million images from 60 leading collections.
A video collection of 100% Canadian-produced educational titles and segments. This extensive library of quality Canadian videos is correlated to provincial and territorial K-12 curricula, with new content added regularly and designed specifically for teachers and students.

Criterion on demand 
Provides access to educationally relevant feature films used in Canadian K-12 and Post-Secondary institutions.

‚ÄčCBC curio (English and French)
Use Curio to explore CBC/Radio-Canada, BBC and National Geographic content that has been carefully selected for its educational value and relevance to K-12 subject areas. Includes CBC's curr‚Äč‚Äč‚Äčent event series: News In Review.
Gale in Context: Canada
Allows research on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events. Focused on a Canadi‚Äčan perspective, this user-friendly portal provides full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
National Film Board CAMPUS 
CAMPUS is the National Film Board of Canada's education streaming service for teachers. CAMPUS is a premiere destination for educators who are seeking 100% Canadian film & media content that supports Manitoba's diverse K-12 curriculum.‚Äč‚Äč



Follett Destiny is the St. James-Assiniboia School Division's web-based library catalog accessible from any device connected to the Internet.
Please use this link to search the Follett Destiny catalogue for any of our school libraries.  

Videostreaming Resources


Learn360 is a video streaming resource for GRADES K-12.

Access Learning provides video streaming to educational programs including Bill Nye. No Password‚Äč needed. GRADES 3-12.

CanCore offers video streaming especially for the Canadian Education market ; curriculum correlations are included. No password needed. ALL GRADES
Campus offers NFB educational resources including films, interactive productions and teaching tools. No password needed. GRADES 3-12.

Reference Resources

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The University of Manitoba has launched "Our World" the Manitoba Research Gateway where you can access Gale Primary sources of digitized historical content for free.  
No password needed.‚Äč

‚ÄčLRC_button_150x75.gif‚Äč‚ÄčLiterary Reference Center is a full-text database providing a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. GRADES 9-12
Digital content on 175 countries including their culture, customs, food, language and more.  ALL GRADES.


Contains more than 150 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument). GRADES 6-12.


Ebsco is a research database accessing thousands of articles, videos and images. Password needed. GRADES 6-12.

An animated picture book collection for online reading. GRADES K-6.


An online research tool that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, video and educator tools.  Include Kids, Student, Advanced and L'Encyclop√©die D√©couverte products. ALL GRADES.
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Access to Overdrive/Sora audiobooks for all SJASD schools. Please contact Debbie Smith for account set up.
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TeenBookCloud - is an online collection of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks.  Access for all Division Schools. Grades 6 to 12.



French Language Resources



Tumblebooks collection of French ebooks

World Book Encyclopedia


Campus video streaming French language content.


Rep√®re is a French language database accessing journal articles.  


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