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BC Government Sites
Keep Kids Learning
Suggestions for parents and caregivers to keep their children learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Books, Videos, Magazines, etc
District Databases include ebooks, videos, magazines etc. All can be found here. Contents explains home access.
Some 50,000 free books. Many from Project Gutenberg but also more recent ones.
A large number of free ebooks
One More Library
Collection of books out of copyright
Free Audio Books
Collection of both books and poetry from various authors. Some include the ebook.
Baen's Free Library
Baen has a number of books available for free mostly science fiction and fantasy. Includes so well known authors.
Knowbuddy - Fiction and non fiction books
Free to the end of May
You may have to sign out and then sign in again with the username to read the books
E book Lit
A good site with a variety of books.
Free Online Textbooks
Nelson Textbooks that are available
Grade 8 to 10:
BC Science Connections Ebook
Nelson’s Socials Ebook
MathLinks: Pathways to Success Ebook
myNelson Literacy Ebook
Grade 11 and 12:
Foundations of Mathematics 11 and 12 Ebooks
BC Biology 12 Ebook
More texts are becoming available daily!
Pearson Schools Canada
Pathways Socials Texts. Crossroads/Horizons/Counterpoints coming soon.
How to log in into Courses & other issues - Videos
Note you need to use your student number and school password to login. You may also need a code from your teacher to enroll in a class. For all except Moodle please login through the Library Webpage and for MS Teams and Google Classroom use Office 365.
If you need more information about a specific Classroom Management System look to the right
Tips for Home Learning
Here are some tips for Learning at Home from Mr. Ferdosian and Ms. Koski. They are available in 3 different formats.
More about Google Classroom
If you cannot access Google classroom (you cannot see Google Apps when you click All Apps) you probably need to get your parents to give permission on the parent portal. See document below.
If you find Google asking for extra pw or saying it is wrong please ensure you are logged out of any other Google accounts. If you are logged into another Google account it always seems to cause problems.
Garibaldi Secondary School, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada