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Greater Essex County District School Board
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Brightspace for Teachers
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Support When You Need It Most

​Welcome to the support page for Brightspace for Teachers.  The videos and documentation below can be used to learn and familiarize yourself with Brightspace by D2L, the Virtual Learning Environment provided by the Ministry of Education.  Brightspace is used in all of the eLearning and Hybrid learning courses in the Greater Essex County District School Board.  

For more information on Brightspace, and how it can be used to offer e-Learning, Hybrid Learning, or Distance Learning, please contact David Gomes, District eLearning Contact - 519-255-3200  ext. 10226,

Brightspace Overview for Teachers

​​This video will give teachers a general overview of some things you may need to know to familiarize yourself in Brightspace.  Topics covered include: accessing and activating your courses, loading in content, discussions, and assignments, and emailing from your classlist.  

The videos below can be used to learn more in depth about different options and feature within Brightspace, the learning management system we use for our online courses.​​​  
Session #01
Discovering D2L / Brightspace
Session #02
Creating Content in Brightspace
Session #03
Communication in Brightspace​
Session #04
Assessment in Brightspace
Session #05
Leading Learning in Brightspace for Department Heads and Administrators
Session #06
Teaching The Arts in Brightspace
Session #07
Teaching Math and Science in Brightspace
Session #08
Teaching Canadian World Studies/Social Sciences in Brightspace
Session #09
Teaching Business, COOP, CompSci, and Tech in Brightspace
Session #10
Teaching Physical Education in Brightspace
Session #11
Brightspace Overview for Elementary Teachers
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