things we love and resources you’ll find useful

Slogging your way through research papers? Check out some of the resources MEI Secondary Library has shared on Pinterest — they’re all organized by subject.

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The MEI Secondary Library is happy to offer our staff digital access to the 3 newspapers we subscribe to: The ProvinceThe Vancouver SunThe National Post.


Digital Access gives you unlimited access to each newspaper website and apps for smartphones, tablets and eReaders, all of which are updated throughout the day with breaking news and additional features.

If you can’t find the email that was sent out or need help accessing the ePapers, stop by the library or be in touch for password information or assistance.

Digital copies of Integrated Resources Packages for PLOs

Now available via the library catalog …


Digital copies of Integrated Resources Packages for PLOs

The Ministry of Education sets the education standards for students in grades K to 12 through the provincial curriculum. These standards are called Prescribed Learning Outcomes (PLOs). PLOs outline the expectations for what students should know and be able to do at each grade and within each subject area.



To access the PLOs, search the library catalog (search at work, or from home):

PLOs search

Select one of the titles, and then click on the “click HERE to view link.

plo link


the wonder of Widgets begins

The MEI Schools Librarians are excited to present Widget Wednesday: a 30 min. session providing free training & tips on a variety of tech. resources for educators. It will be held Wednesdays in September – December 2013 in the Secondary Library. Simply pick and choose which sessions you will find most useful; select however many you are able to attend — there is no limit.

 All MEI Staff and educators in our local community are invited to join us for this time of professional development.




The Widgets begin next Wednesday with — Windows 8:

Windows 8 has some great new features that you don’t want to miss out on! In this Widget you will also learn where to find your old favorite features within the new look of Windows 8. Come with your questions ready for Tim Lewis.

Join us September 25 — 3:15-3:45pm at MEI Secondary Library.



homework … there’s an app for that



Are you looking for a way to stay organized this year? One of your teachers recommended the myHomework app. It’s an easy way to track your homework, get reminded when projects are due, and syncs across a variety of devices.

If you are a teacher, you can use the app to manage your class syllabus, and remind students who use myHomework of upcoming deadlines, handouts, etc.