Resource Fair

Come and explore the RESOURCE FAIR during Session 3 (11:05-11:55)  or during lunch.  Talk with the experts and get purposeful resources you can integrate tomorrow!
TELO – Minds On Media
Come join teachers from the London North-East region and learn about Ministry licensed resources including the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Mindomo, Learn360, Gizmos and more! The session will honour the Minds on Media model. Minds On Media© (MOM) is a model of professional learning that respects the learner’s ‘desire to know’.  Teachers come to learn and we respect their choices in how they wish to do that. We want them to take a ‘minds on’ approach. Take some time to explore the different open spaces related to the Virtual Learning Environment and Ministry provided digital resources.
D2L (Portfolio)
Come and explore some of the features of the the HUB (Brightspace/D2L) especially some of the newer developments.  Explore how the new Portfolio works as a way for students to make their learning more visible.
TVO (Math) Homework Help
Homework Help is an free online math tutoring service for students in Grades 7-10 provided 5:30p.m.-9:30p.m. Sundays through Thursdays.  Come and talk with one of their tutors and see how to register your students and become familiar with the platform. There are lots of great supports for teachers and parents too.  
TVO mPower
‘Never Stop Learning’ with TVO.  Come and discover the various resources for learners and educators that TVO’s site has to offer.  In addition, explore the new mPower math game directed to students in K to Grade 6.
Resource – Registering for mPower
Resource – Curriculum Connections Grades K-6
Gizmos – Explore Learning
Come and explore interactive activities that are engage students in experimenting math and science concepts.  Teachers can explore by topic, grade or even Ontario curriculum expectations for Grades 7-12 math and science curriculum.  With HUB integration, teacher simply sign into the HUB and access activities right within their class/course.
Knowledge Building/Knowledge Forum
Come and explore the principles of Knowledge Building in fostering a community of knowledge creation in your classroom.  Discover the wealth of resources we provide to support Knowledge Building within any K-12 classroom.  As well, experiment with Knowledge Forum, a digital platform designed to promote collaboration with the end-goal of community-based idea improvement.
Resource – Knowledge Building Bookmark
Resource – 12 Habits of Highly Creative Teams
Resource – Overview of Knowledge Forum Tools
Discover the POWER OF WHERE! Learn about the resources available to help engage students with compelling interactive narratives incorporating maps and multimedia. Access story maps created by ESRI, the education community, and GIS users worldwide. Create your own stories as class projects with our easy-to-use Story Map builders.  Discover the applications from K-12 in any subject area and expand your mind beyond the maps!
Industry Education Council (IEC) of Hamilton
Come and see how we support experiential learning through programming, group mentoring and partnerships.  Connect what students do in school to industry and workforce through practical, hands-on learning opportunities.  We can help you make the right connections so you can bring your curriculum to life 
Mohawk College Creator’s Camp
See the new summer camp at Mohawk College, teaching high school students how to create a business plan using technology and emerging media.  
Do-Ink Green Screen Demo
Take a quick look into the world of ‘green screen’ and put yourself if another world.  Get your picture taken and explore how green screen is easier than it looks. Discover ways to use it to engage students and put them into times and places they never could have dreamed!
Using Pi for Data Storage
Come and chat with a HWDSB student who is working on an independent project explaining how Pi can replace data storage systems.  He will demonstrate how he can embed code in Pi because all combinations can be found within it thereby storing data without taking up space.  Who knew!
Discovery Centre
Are you looking for some drums to use in class?  Storybooks?  Math manipulatives?  Science kits?  How about a dash robot? See what kits you can borrow from the Discovery Centre (Medianet) to enhance the excitement of your students and unleash their learning opportunities.
Virtual Library
Explore the wealth of resources within the HWDSB Virtual Library for all staff and students.  Access the read-along resources for K-3 and explore the depth of reliable resources for middle and high school students.  Look into the assistive features built into most resources which makes the databases and resources accessible and usable for all students…anytime…anywhere!