Digital Resources


COVID-19 Resources

Town of Didsbury COVID-19 Information - Utility and property tax payment deferrals

Alberta.ca COVID-19 info for Albertans - Up to date information for Albertans and frequent updates from Alberta's chief medical officer, financial support

Alberta Health Services - Health advice, mental health resources, self assessment test

Government of Canada COVID-19 page - Financial assistance, current situation in Canada, safety and security information

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 page - Up to date information on the situation country by country, FAQ and common myths debunked, public advice


Educational Resources

Khan Academy - From math and test prep to courses in economics and coding. (Recommended ages 2 - adult)

Heritage Minutes: Learn about people, events and stories from Canadian History though these 60 second bilingual films.

Kiwi Co: Updating their at home page with STEM and science activities daily.

Calgary zoo: learn about animals with the daily dose featuring videos and learning activities.

Hancock Wild: live cameras of eagle nests on the coast of British Columbia

Be Internet Awesome by Google - Teaches kids the basics of digital citizenship and safety. (Recommended for ages 7-12)

Scratch Coding Software - Drag and drop blocks of code to create your own program! (Recommended for ages 8 - 16)

Scratch Jr - Just like Scratch, but designed especially for young children. (Recommended for ages 5 - 7)


Movement

National Ballet of Canada: Creative ways to keep moving with dance.

Participaction: information, activities and prizes!

Big Sky Yoga: local Yoga teacher with free videos and daily challenges.


Author and Celebrity Readings

Stoyline online: multiple videos of actors and actresses reading storybooks

#operationstorytime: find the hashtag on Instagram, Facebook or YouTube for many storybook videos made by celebrities and authors.

#savewithstories: Celebrities reading stories, encouraging people to donate to savethechildren.org to raise money for hungry children.

Stay at Home Storytime: Oliver Jeffers is making daily videos reading his books and talking about his creative process.


Arts and Culture

Metropolitan Opera: a different opera available to watch every day

Google Arts and Culture: content from over 2000 museums and archives to explore

British Museum: Explore the Museum of the World project which is a virtual timeline exploring objects in the British Museum’s collection across diverse cultures. Listen to curator’s share their insights about each object.

Elise Gravel: Free printables, games and colouring pages promoting tolerance, diversity, inclusion and respect from Quebec author.

Mrs. Brown: 100’s art lessons on various subjects shared through Google Drive