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Navigating Distance Learning

The following resource has been created to provide you with helpful information on the top six issues you may be facing during this time.

PPHS Support - Navigating Distance Learning


Durham District School Board (DDSB) partners with Mathify to provide students in Grades 7 to 10 with free online math tutoring. By using Mathify, you will get one-on-one tutoring support from an Ontario certified math teacher.

Register for Mathify

You can register for Mathify online. To create an account, you will need to provide your:

  • Email address
  • Ontario Education Number (found on your report card)
  • Grade
  • School Board

Students can also register and login through the VLE (D2L Brightspace) accessible through the Student Mobile Campus.

Online tutors

Mathify tutors are available Sunday to Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and are accessible on all devices. Each grade has an online discussion room where students can:

  • Interact with tutors using voice and text
  • Solve math problems with tutors using interactive whiteboards

Create a math portfolio of their work and review lessons

24-hour support

If you are unable to attend the online tutoring session, you can still receive math support. Mathify provides 24-hour access to your personalized math portfolio and other resources that can be used from home or school.