Nova Scotia Virtual School & Educators Site

Nova Scotia Virtual School

The Nova Scotia Virtual School is a common provincial online learning platform created as a joint project between provincial school boards and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in Nova Scotia. It provides:

    • The delivery of online public school courses (Distributed Learning)
    • Online extensions of school-based classes (Blended Learning)
    • Professional development and online meetings for teachers and other staff of school boards and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (Professional Learning), and
    • Online resources to support teachers and student

Educators Site

Additional teachers resources organized by grade and subject area.

Ways to access these sites (teachers only)

*You must use a Chrome Browser

Option 1: Via the G Suite Waffle (computer only)

  1. Log into your school email account from a computer (using Chrome)
  2. Click the waffle in the top right corner
  3. Click “more” to display the apps at the bottom of the list
  4. Click the icon named “Teacher Resources” (icon to the right)
  5. From the dropdown menu, choose your domain. (Choose MK if your school isn’t listed)
  6. Click on "NSVS/Moodle" or "Educators Site"
  7. Click on the "Google" button
  8. Sign in to your email again (only if necessary)

Option 2: Go Directly to the Website (any device)

  1. Go to: https://teachers.ednet.ns.ca/ (using Chrome)
  2. From the dropdown menu, choose your domain. (Choose MK if your school isn’t listed).
  3. In the top left corner either click NSVS/Moodle or Educators Site
  4. Click on the "Google" button
  5. Sign in to your email (only if necessary)

Teacher Resources

Accessing Moodle Courses that Require an Enrol Code

For copyright reasons, some resources require an enrolment code. If you require access to any of these resources, please follow the instructions below. Being that most that require enrolment codes are math related, this is what will be used in the instructions:

  1. Once you log in you are more or less in the 'front lobby.' Click "Professional Communities of Practice"
  2. Scroll down and click "Mathematics"
  3. Click the Mathematics Learning Commons resource you want
  4. Email Allan to request the enrol code for the resource you want
  5. Enter the key once you receive it and you'll have access to this resource

Students who need access to NSVS

1. Log in with school email from a browser

2. Click on the waffle in the top right

3. Click "more" to see the bottom of the list

4. Click on the "Learning Resources" icon

5. Click on "NSVS/Moodle"

6. Click on the Google button

7. Log in to school email again (only if necessary)

*To access a course for the first time, click on "Professional Communities of Practice" then search for the course. If it requires an enrolment code, contact Allan via email.