Resources for Parents and Student Learning

Family Wellness Corner

Welcome to the family Wellness Corner! This is a place where we will focus on mental health for families and students. Please check here as we will add more information for families. You can also check out our Facebook page as well.

AbilitiCBT - a FREE therapy/counselling service for anyone who is experiencing anxiety during this time. It is done online in your own home at your own pace. Click on the title to go to the page. Here is a link to a short video describing how it works - AbilitiCBT Overview Video

Resources for Parents

Screen time and the Brain - a short article on the effects of screen time for adults and children

The Wonky Donkey - who says books are not fun. Check out this video of this grandma reading to her grandson. What a great way to share the love of books and create memories with your children. 

My Child in School: A Resource for Parents - information for parents about what your child is learning in their school, how they are assessed, and resources for parents.

Parents Canada - tired of hearing "ok" when you ask your child how school was? Here are some suggestions to get your child talking about their school day.

Great Sites to Use During School Suspension Weeks (and any other time)

Manitoba education Online ResourcesManitoba Education has put out a resource for families to help provide some guidance on topics from Grade 5-8. Excellent place with videos and more showing how to do some of the work and assist families.

Math Games with Cards
- 16 different math games with cards to help your students with numeracy.

Scholastic Learn at Home - even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own or with their families. Just find your level and let the learning begin.

Virtual Field Trips - over 30 virtual field trips with links

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems - daily drawing lessons with Mo Willems, author of the Pigeon books and the Elephant and Piggie books.

Prodigy Math Games - a great resource for families that gets kids motivated to learn math. You will need to create a free account for your child.

Dreambox - another online math resource that is great for understanding and learning math concepts. There is a free sign up now for new students. Some students already have an account through school and can use that login information

Highlights Kids - many different activities you can do with your child at home.

Brainpop - wonderful resource for many different subject topics. Short videos and small assignments provide great learning experiences.

Wonderopolis - a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day, we pose an intriguing question - the Wonder of the Day - and explore it in a variety of ways.

Art for Kids Hub - daily drawing lessons for kids.

OK Go - music videos by the band OK Go. Watch the Rube Goldberg machine. Think you could do something like that?

Cardio for Kids - have a blast with this kid friendly cardio workout.

Incredibox - interactive site that allows students to try different combinations of beat -boxing rhythms.

Freddie the Frog - colouring and note matching page for music lovers.

San Fransisco Symphony: Kids - fun and games with music

Border Land School Division

Border Land School Division acknowledges that the communities and schools located within Border Land School Division sit on Treaty 1 and Treaty 3 land, the original lands of the Anishinaabe peoples and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Border Land School Division respects the treaties that were made on these treaty areas and we dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with our Indigenous communities in a spirit of truth, reconciliation and collaboration.