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- The item will be sent to your classroom teacher. Please allow several days for delivery.
If you have any questions, please email: Marc.Kopyto@tdsb.on.ca
If you have any questions, please email: Marc.Kopyto@tdsb.on.ca
Student passwords never expire.
Here is a copy of the TDSB student log-in instructions
If you are still having trouble, ask your teacher to reset your password. It will be set to your default shared secret password as outlined in your school agenda: last four digits of student number + 2 digits for DAY of birth + 2 digits for MONTH of birth + @Tdsb
STUDENTS NEW TO THE TDSB
Access your email and Google Apps through aw.tdsb.on.ca
SAMS is a TDSB service that allows teachers to change student network passwords.
The school library is currently closed to students. If you would like to borrow a library book, please complete this Google Form (you must sign in with your TDSB account). The item will be delivered to your classroom teacher when it becomes available. Please allow a minimum of two days. Please browse our school library catalogue to ensure the item is available
The Earl Haig Library is dedicated to helping students access quality, reliable, resources during the remote learning.
The following links are especially useful:
Nelson Textbook Resources:
Nelson is open access to a variety of student resources to support learning from home. This will be available until June 30th 2020.
TDSB Virtual Library Resources:
Earl Haig Library Resources:
For additional resources do not forget about our alphabetical list of databases. All usernames / passwords can be found in your school agenda.
Amazon Audible Stories:
TDSB’s List of Mental Health and Well-Being Resources during Covid-19
The following is a list of information provided by TDSB which includes Mental Health and Well-being Resources to assist you during Covid-19:
Covid-19 Specific Resources:
In order to help our community prepare and stay better informed, use these reputable resources::
For information on COVID-19, use the following websites for updates on the virus, travel advice, tips ton how to prepare, and being aware of symptoms, including prevention and risk reduction:
Resources to help keep one another safe and practice good hygiene:
Wishing everyone a safe and relaxing March Break!
Interested in a new read just in time for March Break? Our Library Learning Commons has lot of books in Teen Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Manga, Graphic Novels, etc. for you to browse! Take a look at Destiny Discover to access ebooks online if travelling and wanting to keep it light!
Need assistance selecting the perfect read? Visit our newest subscription NoveList Plus, a premiere database for reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
Please speak with a Teacher-Librarian (Mr. Kopyto OR Ms. Lo Re) if further assistance is needed!
Be sure to also check out the latest reads for Teens at the Toronto Public Library over the break! Click here to seewhat’s new in Teen Fiction.
Remember to visit the EHSS Library Learning Commons just before the March Break to settle all fines!
We wish you a safe and relaxing break!
From Monday January 27th to Friday January 31st, during periods 2 & 3, Guidance Counselors will be in the library offering support with course selection and MyBlueprint.
New user to MyBlueprint? You will need your OEN number found on your student timetable to setup an account. Click here to access your OEN number (you must use a networked computer). If you need additional support, speak with guidance.
IMPORTANT: ALL grade 12 students must submit “Not Returning” on MyBlueprint and complete the exit survey.
Please come to the library during lunch to speak to a Guidance Counselor for support.
Click here for an electronic copy of Choices 2019-2020.
After-school literacy classes will begin the week of January 27th. There will be 8-9 sessions in total. Each session will be 75 minutes , after-school, from 3:30-4:40 p.m. Students can sign-up for by filling out one of the two forms listed below. Students need to attend ALL sessions for maximum benefit as the lessons are carefully structured and sequential.
To sign-up for a session see links below:
Students in an English class must use this form: http://bit.ly/ehssliteracy
Students in an ESL Class must use this form: http://bit.ly/ehssliteracyESL
*Note* Use an email you check frequently, as we will be sending information via email once the after school sessions start.
See below for the exam schedule and study tips:
Exam Schedule 2019
Have time for a distraction? Browse through one of our many library databases and learn something new! Try out the Destiny Discover for fiction online. All usernames and passwords can be found on p.23 of the agenda. Best of luck on your exams!
Additional Study Support:
Don’t forget the wealth of resources available through the Toronto Public Library site. TPL offers a page on Homework Help. This includes Brainfuse – live tutoring available to students. Online tutors are hired experts (often teachers and/or individuals with a university degree) available from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Brainfuse also offers a writing lab feature which gives students access to experts online for writing assistance (for constructive feedback, they require work to be sent 3 days in advance).
Good Luck on your Exams!
Welcome back & Happy New Year!
The Earl Haig SS Teacher Librarians, Mr. Kopyto, & Ms. Lo Re, would like to wish all the best for 2020! As we begin the new year, we ask you to challenge yourself with a new year’s resolution.
Start 2020 off right and checkout some of the resources listed below to assist you!
Try focusing on something new such as mental health and well-being. Incorporate meditation into your daily routine.
Annaka Harris website provides tools to help you include meditation into your daily living. There are a number of prerecorded breathing exercises that can be listened too from the computer or cell phone.
OR download one of the following free meditation apps as a tool for well-being:
Need assistance with staying organized for 2020? Checkout the following resources:
We wish you the best of luck as you challenge yourself in which ever way you choose for 2020!