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All High School/Secondary Guides

All VLC Databases

Visit this link then click on

"All Subjects" and filter the

list by the ON Curr. Subject Area

for your course.

Instructional Tool #1: Subject Guides

Subject Guides contain suggested information databases, link/urls, videos, media, activities, recommended software and apps, as well as lesson plans and activities all aligned to ON Curriculum grade and subject area.

Example: Find Teacher Tools per Grade & Subject Area in Subject Guides

Instructional Tool #2: Databases

Databases provide access reliable information, educational games, and lesson-planning materials in multiple formats, including text-to-speech, video, and audio.  Citation tools, text enlargement, and other features are also available.

***NOTE: Logins are required to access these databases from home. Please contact your LCI to get a VLC bookmark.

Example: Find Databases Contents Aligned to the ON Curriculum

Once you have found the database that you wish to use, via the VLC "Games & Databases" page or a Subject Guide, simply login, then you will likely locate a link that either states "Teacher Resources/Librarian Resources" or "Curriculum Strands."