Powell River Board of Education
Learners Preparing for the Challenges of Tomorrow
Student Resources

 Ministry Programs and Services


District E-Resources

Looking for information? Great research materials? Good websites, images or newspaper articles? You've come to the right place! Welcome to School District No. 47 (Powell River)'s Student Resources site

Students and staff can search for library materials throughout the district. When logged in to their school's library site, students can write and upload book reviews, make recommendations, add to the library wish list and participate in MyQuest.


The district provides a wide range of e-resources for student and staff use. From district locations, access to the e-resources is automatic. From all other locations, a user name and password may be required. Please check with your Teacher-Librarian or Principal for the user name and password.

A wide range of ebooks and eaudio books, from BC public libraries. A BC public library card is necessary to access materials.​
For early l​earners; "features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and more".
"Provides content covering all areas of health, wellness" and medicine. Includes articles, images, videos and other content
The definitive reference work on BC; includes five other ebooks on BC topics.

"propose les articles et les vastes possibilités du contenu médiatique de World Book en français canadien".
Dinosaur-themed information resource for early learners.
A readers' advisory tool including information on K-8 fiction and non-fiction materials, and book talks, book lists, reviews, recommended reads, and more! 
A readers' advisory tool including information on youth and adult fiction and non-fiction materials, and book talks, book lists, reviews, recommended reads, and more!
Special Education Technology BC provides links to assistive technology teaching tools and resources.
General reference resource for secondary students; includes multiple content types
Senior level resource; includes encyclopedia, multimedia and ebook content and primary sources.
"Offers World Book’s content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish".
For learners in the intermediate years; includes articles from and other learning resources and research tools.

A site dedicated to assisting those learning English as a second language in categories such as: history, life skills, literature, and science.


Canadian Points of View

A Reference Centre focused on providing categorical references with an emphasis on the Canadian Point of View


Below you will find a list of sites to help keep you kids sharp during times away from the classroom. If you have any suggestions that you would like to add to this list please email them to tech@sd47.bc.ca

BC Graduation Sites

BC Handbook of Procedures for the Graduation Program: Click Here

Scholarships and Awards: Click Here

BC Ministry of Education Provincial Course Learning Outcomes: Click Here

Math, Science, and Information Technology Sites

Khan Academy: Click Here 

Discovery Math: Click Here 

Cool Math 4 Kids: Click Here 

IXL – Math: Click Here

BC Math – The Homework Depot: Click Here

Math 10C and Pre-Calculus: Click Here

THSS Math 8-12: Click Here

PHET Simulations for Science: Click Here

The Physics Classroom: Click Here

BC Science World: Click Here

Grade 11/12 Notes for Sciences and Math: Click Here

Reading & Writing

Creative Writing Online: Click Here

Media Smarts BC English Language Arts 8-10: Click Here

Powell River Library: Click Here  

Vancouver Public Library: Click Here

Surrey Public Library Kids: Click Here

Surrey Public Library Teens: Click Here

Red Cedar Award: Click Here

Chocolate Lily Awards: Click Here

Association For Library Service For Children New Berry Medal: Click Here

Association For Library Service For Children Caldecott Medal: Click Here

Kids Books: Click Here

Carol Saundry: Click Here

Mary Glasgow plus (French): Click Here

Bonjour De France: Click Here


BrainPOP (French): Click Here

TV5: Click Here

Project-Based Learning


Quiz Me BC: Click Here

BC Exam Bank: Click Here

Mathopolis Quiz: Click Here

Go To Quiz: Click Here


BC Ministry of Education Course IRPs/ Subjects: Click Here

Supporting Your Child’s Learning: Click Here

New BC Science Curriculum: Click Here

Student Counselor: Click Here