Welcome to Crofton Library Learning Commons “Links” page.  Mrs. Elliot has listed below websites and apps that are recommended for continued learning at home. Some sites will require registration; it is recommended for your child’s online safety that registration is done by the parent using the parent’s name.

Library and Reading Links

In December all classes learn about the Halifax Explosion of 1917.  The k-4 are read stories about the gift of a tree that people of Nova Scotia send to the city of Boston to thank them for their help during the weeks after the explosion.  The 5 & 6 students are introduced to a virtual reality experience of the explosion and other stories, pictures and videos.  Please see links below for further learning.

CBC Articles on the Halifax Explosion

A CITY DESTROYED: Experience the Halifax Explosion, 100 years later (virtual reality 360′)

Rick Mercer – Rick goes to Pictou County, Nova Scotia to help fell the Christmas tree the Province of Nova Scotia sends to the City of Boston every year as thanks for help after the Halifax explosion.


ADST (Applied design, skills, and technologies) links