Online Resources

Online Resources

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General Resources

Alberta Education -- links for students, parents and teachers. -- sites for kids, teachers, and parents on making good use of technology in education

Canadian Encylopedia

LearnAlberta -- Alberta Education website full of curriculum links and activities for students of all ages. Some features require login and password available from the school. T4T and Gizmos can be found here.

Son of Citation Machine -- need help in formatting citations and bibliographies? This site will do it for you!

Funbrain -- math and language arts activities for kindergarten to grade 9. -- online dictionary and thesaurus.

Flashcard Machine -- browse an extensive list of flashcard sets for all subject areas or make your own. Requires registration.

Crossword Solver

The Khan Academy -- mostly math, but some other resources as well.

Solaro -- learning resource for LA, Math and Science. Home use requires individual subscription. -- another multi-subject tutorial resource.

Prezi - another way of creating presentations.

Gooru Learning -- searchable lessons on core courses (US based).

Language Arts Resources

Starfall -- great for little people to help them develop reading and math skills.

ReadWriteThink -- activities for all grade levels.

Writing Fun -- geared more towards upper elementary and higher, has organizers and other tools for young writers.

Social Studies Resources

Government of Canada -- home page for the Canadian government.

The Virtual Museum of Canada -- online things from museums around Canada.

Historical Maps of Canada -- from Canadian Geographic.National Archives of Canada -- information about the archives and links to online collections.

CIA World Factbook -- information about every country in the world, collected by the US Central Intelligence Agency.

CARC Social Studies Project -- a collection of websites created by the Central Alberta Regional Consortium for all grade levels.

The Atlas of Canada -- maps of all descriptions of Canada, the provinces and territories -- Canadian government site.

Math Resources

IXL Math -- linked to Alberta math outcomes, with a subscription provided by Wolf Creek.

Cool Math 4 Kids -- interactive math site for students up to junior high.

Interactivate -- math activities for all grade levels.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives -- interactive activities for all grade levels. -- interactive games to build multiplication skills.

Fun 4 the Brain -- mostly math drills, but some language and science stuff too.

Math Continuum -- from LearnAlberta, this site has a review of basic skills for Junior High math.

Calculation Nation -- from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Play math games against players from around the world.

Virtual Manipulatives (McGraw-Hill) -- from McGraw-Hill, textbook publishers. A variety of tools to model many different math concepts, including fractions.

That's Math -- neat ideas for parents to help their children with math around the home using everyday activities (K - Gr 6) -- Math videos for kids created by kids.

Sumdog -- game-based math where kids can compete against other kids or the computer

Game-based Learning - Math -- a collection of sites that help students practice math skills in a game-based environment.

LearnZillion -- search for lessons on math concepts for all grades.

Math Games -- searchable practice up to Grade 8 in a games-based format. Based on the US Common Core standards.

CK12 -- search repository of math and science resources, including print, video and practice.

Science Resources

Edquest -- junior high resource with notes and practice tests that match ScienceFocus 7 - 9.

WebElements -- interactive periodic table.

How Stuff Works (Science) -- just what it says.

CK12 -- search repository of math and science resources, including print, video and practice.

Google Resources

The Gooru -- Tips, tricks, and tools for Gmail & Google Apps.

Chrome Web Store -- add apps and extensions to improve your experience using Chrome.

Google Cultural Institute -- Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces.