Educational Resources

The Calgary Board of Education provides access to a vast number of resources to support teaching and learning. You can also follow us on Twitter:

These resources come in a variety of formats for Students (S) and Parents (P).


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CORE stands for Collaborative Online Resource Environment. It's your one-stop hub for accessing quality digital educational resources anytime, anywhere, on any device. Access over 150,000 digital resources in a variety of formats that you can use immediately. Resource providers include LearnAlberta, CBC Learning, Discovery Education, and Pearson Education.

Curriculum Specific Resources

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Alberta Education provides resources specific to Alberta curriculum.
Alberta Education


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The online catalogue for all school libraries with information on books, DVDs and other resources that are available to borrow.

Learn Alberta & the Online Reference Centre (ORC)

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Access to a vast number of curriculum specific digital resources including videos, online simulations, ebooks, databases and lesson plans provided by Alberta Education. Access is automatic from any CBE building - contact your school library for the current username/password to use from home.

A full list of Online Reference Centre content available.


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Access within D2L for our ever growing collection of learning objects. You will find hundreds of streaming video clips, photos, lesson plans etc. Resources can be accessed via a direct LOR search (see the upper left tool bar when you log in as this not the case for all students…) or added by teachers to D2L course content.

Wired for Words

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An online book club for students.


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