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TJRC Hours for July & August

Monday to Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Friday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

CLOSED: August 6 

UGDSB staff: Avoid the back to school crush

The Terry James Resource Centre is open this summer! The summer is the perfect time to have your classroom materials prepared for the Fall. Summer Hours are from July 3rd to August 31. 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
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Forest of Reading 2018 Winners!

Congratulations to the 2018 Winners!

Overdrive & Issues with Audiobooks

overdriveorangeIt has been brought to our attention that audiobooks are not loading on Chromebooks since the latest Chrome update. The Team at OverDrive has provided the following solution:


  1. Copy this link (chrome://flags/#autoplay-policy) and paste it into Chrome’s address box.
  2. Under Autoplay Policy, select No user gesture is required.
  3. Follow …

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TJRC’s Newest Maker Tool: Introducing the Cricut Maker

  • Cuts paper, fabric and vinyl quickly and accurately.
  • Expandable suite of tools – blades, pens, and scoring tool.
  • Easy-to-learn Design Space software. Fully loaded with advanced features including Offline Mode, Print Then Cut, and SnapMat.
  • Flexibility to upload your own designs. Use your own images and fonts for …

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TJRC Upcoming Closure

TJRC will be Closed Friday April 27 for Staff PD. We will re-open on Monday April 30 at 8:00 am.

Shakespeare Selfie Student Writing Challenge

CBC’s Shakespeare Selfie is a writing competition that challenges students to write a monologue or soliloquy in the voice of a Shakespearean character. Topics should be about prominent news, current affairs or pop culture. For information about the competition, writing prompts or to find teachers guide, visit  Read more about Shakespeare Selfie Student Writing Challenge »

Canada Reads

CBC’s annual battle of the books runs from March 26-29. Since 2001 this annual battle of the book has been getting Canadians to read, listen and watch. This years theme: One Book to Open Your Eyes. Using these books in the classroom? Be sure to consult Read more about Canada Reads »

March Break Hours

We are open from 8:00 am-4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

International Women’s Day March 8

International Women’s Day is March 8. The day is intended as a platform to celebrated the social, economic, cultural Image result for international women's dayand political achievements of women.  has curated content (with Teacher’s Guide) to help educators inform students of it’s importance. Be sure to also …

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