Virtual Learning CommonsWelcome 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
“Here you will find our weekly video message. Be sure to check in for important information and updates!”
Local Children’s Author + Illustrator
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.
Upland Park’s Commitment
We are here to ensure that learning is ongoing and to provide the support needed to keep our kids engaged and developing as learners.
Our Online Books, Events & Activities
Teen Book Trailers
Check out the latest book videos!
Picture Book Trailers
Online Books, Magazines + Videos
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:
Online Book Recommendations
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Their mission is to help people find and share books they love.
LibraryThing is an online service to help people keep a record of their books.
Kids connect with friends, parents and teachers to share and recommend their favorite books.
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.
Our News & Announcements
After School programs
Get In Touch
Contact a Librarian
We are committed to providing inclusive and equitable education.