Staff Links

General Staff Links 

Welcome to Pembina Hills - Pembina Hills Regional School Division
PHRD Connections- PHRD developed resources, edtech resources (Google Drive, Smartboard & iPads and Apps), PHRD blog, tutorials and more.
ERLC resources- webinars, tutorials and more. programs and sessions
Power Teacher
Alberta Program of Studies
North Central Teachers’ Association
Alberta School Employee Benefit Program
Black Gold Regional School District ICT
Scholastic Canada: ClubsOnline - Place your Scholastic book order online
Scholastic Canada:Reading Levels - type in a book title to find out its Guided Reading Level or its Grade Level Equivalent.  You can also search for books at a certain level.
Graphic Organizers
School House Technologies - free software that helps you to customize and create your own basic math facts sheets. - educator's resource - Engaging learning resources for Alberta's Kindergarten to Grade 12 community
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Yellowhead Regional Library - is a co-operative library system providing quality library service to both urban and rural residents of Alberta through the sharing of material resources and expertise.
Many Voices Resources - Social Studies - The grade level links below provide supporting documents for Many Voices and the Alberta Program of Studies. Year plans, web links, combined grades, and Catholic Values documents are just a click away!
WritingFix - The 6 Writing Traits teaching resources, ideas, and lessons from WritingFix
web2point0forteachers - This web site is an archive of the best Web 2.0 tools for teachers and students (plus a bit of extra fun stuff too). - join the largest online community of youth interested in global issues and creating positive change.
Teachers First- TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our robust search tools.
Go Noodle - Go Noodle has short brain breaks that you can play on your smartboard. They have breaks to calm or energize, to dance, stretch or do yoga.  
The Imagination Box - Many Art ideas for all seasons 
Rich Math Problems - You can sort them by primary/secondary grades at the top of the page. Also look for teacher support materials at the top of the page as well.  


10 Assessments - Here are 10 assessments you have preform in 90's. Short, sweet and informative. 
Easy Test Maker - create your own tests
Rubistar - RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics.
Alberta Assessment Consortium
Helpful Templates for Assessment - a variety of assessment tips and ideas

Smartboard Resources

PHRD Connections SMARTboard resources- 2 minute tutorials and more.
SMART Exchange- Find Lesson Plans for Your SMART Board and Connect with Teachers
Harvey’s HomePage- many free SMART Board downloads for math
Center School SMART Board Templates- SMART Board resources
SMART  Board Revolution- All SMART Board educators, unite! Let's share ideas, tips, and lesson files and collaborate to maximize our students' learning.
Teachers Love SMART Boards- Notebook Lesson, Tips and Tricks, Web Resources & Tutorials

iPad Resources

PHRD Connections iPad & Apps- favourite apps, tutorials and more.
Smart Inclusion Wiki- iPod & iPad Resources
PSD Mobile Learning Wiki- iPad resources
Cool Apps for Schools
Apps for Literacy - Best paid apps for early literacy learners 
Pre Reading Apps - 50 Fantastic Apps for early literacy 

Web 2.0

Edmodo- secure social learning network for teachers and students
Pixton-The world's best online comic-making software
ToonDoo- world’s fastest way to create cartoons!
Toonlet- comic blogging
MakeBeliefsComix- create your own comix strip (write in French as well)
DoInk- create animations
Go!Animate- Make Your Own Animated Videos
PikiStrips- create comic strips from your photos online brainstorming and mind mapping
Storybird - short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print.
Creaza- offers you an integrated, web-based toolbox for creative work, both at school and in your free time.
Animoto -Turn your photos, video clips, and music into masterpieces to share with everyone. Fast, free, and shockingly easy. 
Prezi- Create astonishing presentations live and on the web
BigHugeLabs- do fun stuff with your photos
Wordle - Wordle is a tool for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text
StoryTellingAlice- Storytelling Alice is a programming environment designed to motivate a broad spectrum of middle school students (particularly girls) to learn to program computers through creating short 3D animated movies. 
Google SketchUp- 3D modeling for everyone
Glogster- Make your interactive poster online and share it with friends. Mix Images, Text, Music and Video.
WigFlip- toys and tools for the web
Wixcreate your own website for free's site, Web 2.0 Tools site - an aggregate of selected Web 2.0 Tools, and teacher resources to support each type of tool.
web2point0forteachers - This web site is an archive of the best Web 2.0 tools for teachers and students (plus a bit of extra fun stuff too).
Web 2.0: Cool Tools for Schools