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Virtual Learning Commons

Welcome to Uplands Park Elementary

The Virtual Learning Commons

This site is dedicated to the major learning projects and initiatives going on at Uplands Park. This is your portal to collaborative learning/teaching experiences between the Learning Commons staff, teachers, learners, and parents. 

A Word From Our

Librarian

“Here you will find our weekly video message. Be sure to check in for important information and updates!”

Tamara Cameron

Author Visit!

Local Children’s Author + Illustrator

Lindsey Ford

Grades K-3

May 2021

Lindsey Ford is the author, illustrator and publisher for Bread + Clutter book, an independent publishing house on Vancouver Island.

 

Ford creates the Awkward + Awesome reading series celebrating everyday heroes and innrer weirdos. Her books have been described as “next-gen”; fun for ages one to 100.

 

https://breadandclutter.com/

Online Databases

To search for online information, magazines, and research:

Online Catalogue

Here you will be able to search our library collection and to place requests for books

 

Download “How to place a request

Download “How to access our ebooks

Mission

Upland Park’s Commitment

to You

We are here to ensure that learning is ongoing and to provide the support needed to keep our kids engaged and developing as learners.

Calendar

Our Online Books, Events & Activities

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Teen Book Trailers

Check out the latest book videos!

Watch

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Picture Book Trailers

Access e-books

Watch

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Tumblebooks + Teen Cloud

Children and Teen titles

Info

Our district has just subscribed to Tumblebooks and TeenCloud!  Students simply need the link for access (no login required)! 

 

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Online Books, Magazines + Videos

 

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We subscribe to some great databases!  These are a good starting point for research, and are so fun for the students to explore! National Geographic Kids is always a favourite.  Lots of videos, eBooks, magazine articles, images.

To access the databases you will first login to Destiny using your SD account information (and students use their Learn68 information)

You will sign in once more when you click on the database that you’d like to explore:
Username: 68upl
Password: library

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Online Book Recommendations

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Goodreads
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Their mission is to help people find and share books they love.  

Library Thing
LibraryThing is an online service to help people keep a record of their books. 

Biblionasium

Kids connect with friends, parents and teachers to share and recommend their favorite books.

 

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eBooks

 

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Lightbox Titles are interactive digital resources that are available for a variety of topics in all subject areas. Uplands Library has a number of titles in our catalogue including explorers, Shakespeare, plant and animal cells, and more. Look for them on the Destiny Discover home page.
Use your school email to access these, or contact your librarian.

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Years Established

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Non-Discrimination Policy

We are committed to providing inclusive and equitable education.