STEM - Online Resources

The STEM resources listed below are available to students via their STEM Google Classroom or via this website. Login credentials are provided in class. Students are encouraged to login at home if they wish, however, very rarely are any of the resources assigned as homework.

Access codes are provided by Mr. Gard. Please speak with him or send him an email if your child is having difficulty accessing these resources from home.


In order to gain access to Google Classroom, students should use the Chrome browser and login via AW. AW is the TDSB's intranet that authenticates their access to Google's suite of education products, including Google Calssroom.

ResourceTypeInformationLink
Defined STEM
STEM

Defined STEM is a K-12 project based learning solution that provides engaging, authentic lessons built around careers. Our cross-curricular projects provide opportunities for students to deepen understanding and apply their knowledge in real world scenarios.

(Grades 1-5) (Available November 1, 2019)

Students have their own login credentials.

Defined STEM
Knowledehook
Math

Knowledgehook is an excellent resource connected to the Ontario Math curriculum that enables students to practice their math skills in an engaging environment.

(Grades 3-5)

Students have their own login credentials.

Knowledgehook
mPower
Math

mPower is TVO's online math/STEM program that is aligned with to the Ontario Math Curriculum. Teachers can assign accounts or parents can create accounts for their children.

(Grades K-6)

Login accounts can be created by teachers or parents. Mr. Gard does not assign mPower accounts in his STEM program.

mPower
Microsoft MakeCode
Block coding

Microsoft MakeCode can be used to code various devices including Micro:bits, Playground Express cards, Lego, and Cue. We used this resource in our Innovator's Club last year.

(Grades 1-5)

Makecode
SAM Labs
IOT, Block Coding

A Block coding resource for SAM Labs IOT equipment, Micro:bits, Sphero Sprks, and other devices. We will use it exclusively with SAM Labs. 

(Grades 4-5)

Google Workbench
Scratch
Block Coding

Scratch is a popular online block coding program developed and maintained at MIT. We use this resource to teach students the basics of coding.

(Grades 1-5)

All students have their own login credentials.

Scratch