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Brightspace

Students can access Brightspace through tdsb.elearningontario.ca → Staff/Students login button and will need their TDSB account ID and password. Once students login to Brightspace they can access their class through the My Courses area on their landing screen. Students will need the last four digits of this student number for the Shared Secret password. Passwords have been set to the Shared Secret which consists of the last 4 digits of their TDSB student number, the day and month of birth + @Tdsb (first letter is case sensitive).  

Please Note: If you are experiencing account and password issues, please complete this form. Once the information has been verified, login and password information for your child will be emailed to you. 

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More Information on Brightspace: Online Learning Platform
All students (Kindergarten to Grade 12) enrolled in TDSB's Virtual School will use Brightspace, a learning management system provided to all Ontario school districts by the Ministry of Education. Brightspace is compatible with all the Google tools and also includes tools to enable students to receive announcements from their teacher, view class calendar information, access learning materials, submit assignments and add to their digital portfolio. Students login to Brightspace with their TDSB email address and password. Brightspace will also be available to all parents/guardians to provide a window into their child’s classroom where they can view upcoming events, portfolio items, grades and other information. 

To learn more about Brightspace or to access technical support, the following resources are available to families and students:

Additional features of the Brightspace Learning Management System include:

  • Integration with the Trillium Student Information System for automatic course creation, student and teacher enrollment and unenrollment
  • Administrative controls to centrally manage courses, course content, enrollment, staff & student accounts
  • Course material from the Ministry of Education for Grades 4 - 8 subjects and Grades 9 - 12 courses
  • Integrated documenting learning & sharing tool for students K - 12 - Brightspace Portfolio
  • Teachers have the ability to use content they have previously created along with Ministry content and can collaborate with other teachers on content, activities, rubrics and assignments in Brightspace

For an overview of the online classroom, please visit: https://www.d2l.com/higher-education/products/core/

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