Wishing you a wonderful summer holiday!
Brought to you by the EHSS Library Learning Commons
Just a friendly reminder – if you have some time to spare, browse through one of our many library databases and learn something new! Try out Destiny Discover for fiction e-books. All usernames and passwords can be found in your student agenda.
Don’t forget the wealth of resources available through the Toronto Public Library site. Get your summer read on and click here to register for the TD Summer Reading Club. Browse the Book Clubs & Writers’ Groups for other opportunities to read over the summer.
JUNE 11TH TO JUNE 21ST
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Earl Haig Library Learning Commons will be open from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. for quiet, independent study during exams.
See below for exam study tips:
How to prepare for exams (General Information)
English Exam Study Tips
Science Exam Study Tips
Have some extra time? Browse through one of our many library databases and learn something new! Try out the Destiny Discover for fiction online. All usernames and passwords can be found on p.23 of the agenda. Best of luck on your exams!
Don’t forget the wealth of resources available through the Toronto Public Library site. They offer a wide array of resources such as free audiobooks, ebooks, (through mobile apps) and a large host of categorized databases and services. Check out the Study Skills (Study Skills Success) and grammar practice section (Tensebuster, Mango Languages). All you
Just a few reminders before you head out for the summer:
Your TDSB Network Password
Students can now reset their own passwords for the TDSB network. You can access the Password Manager from anywhere – school, home, the library – on any device with an internet connection using a web browser from here. Before you can though, you have to set up your security questions:
- Visit this website: https://pmgr.tdsb.on.ca/PMUser/
- Login in with your TDSB email address or student number
- Set up your security questions (don’t share these!)
Your TDSB Google Account Content
Are you leaving the TDSB? You can download the content from your Google account using Google Takeout. Read the Q&A here.
Remember to be a responsible digital citizen and follow the TDSB Online Code of Conduct. Have a safe and happy summer!
Attention Earl Haig Students:
From Monday January 29th to Friday February 9th, during periods 2 & 3, Guidance Counselors will be in the library’s computer lab offering course selection support using MyBlueprint.
New user to MyBlueprint? You will need your OEN number found on your student timetable to setup an account. Click here to access your OEN number (you must use a networked computer). If you need additional support, speak with guidance.
IMPORTANT: ALL grade 12 students must submit “Not Returning” on MyBlueprint and complete the exit survey.
Please come to the library during lunch to speak to a Guidance Counselor for support.
Click here for an electronic copy of Choices 2017-2018.
OSSLT Preparation 2018
The OSSLT (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test) will take place on April 10, 2018. The OSSLT is a graduation requirement, it is important that students are well-prepared. To assist students with writing the test, Earl Haig will be holding sessions after school help sessions.
There will be 8 sessions in total. Each session will be 1 hour, after school, from 3:40-4:40. Students can sign up for a session on Monday or Tuesday. Students need to attend ALL sessions for maximum benefit as the lessons are carefully structured and sequential.
|(Wed.) Feb. 21st
|(Wed.) Apr. 4th
To sign up for a session, please use this link: https://tinyurl.com/ehssosslt
Please sign up by January 30, 2018
*NOTE* If you are currently taking an ESL course – please speak to Ms. Zhou in the ESL Department about signing after school sessions.
Get a head start and begin preparing for the Literacy Test. Visit the EQAO website for additional resources such as examples of assessment and scoring guides.
Welcome back & Happy New Year!
The Earl Haig SS Teacher Librarians, Mr. Kopyto, Ms. Lo Re, Ms. Philips and Ms. Tsopelas would like to wish all the best for 2018! As we begin the new year, we ask you to challenge yourself with a new year’s resolution.
Start 2018 off right and checkout some of the resources listed below to assist you!
Try focusing on something new such as mental health and well-being. Incorporate meditation into your daily routine.
Annaka Harris website provides tools to help you include meditation into your daily living. There are a number of of prerecorded breathing exercises that can be listened too from the computer or cell phone.
OR download one of the following free meditation apps as a tool for well-being:
Need assistance with staying organized for 2018? Checkout the following resources:
- GoogleKeep (Allows users to pin notes, make lists and attach photos to their note board)
- myHomework Student Planner (Keep all information for courses in one easily accessible area)
- Evernote (Stay organized from anywhere – capture & take notes)
- Any.Do (Helps you get things done – keeps you on track with your schedule)
- Finish (Stay on track! Keep your to-do list handy in your cellphone and check mark as you complete your tasks)
We wish you the best of luck as your challenge yourself in which ever way you choose for 2018!