Resource Lists & Advice

For Students

Used in the CBE

Gmail: Student school email accounts

eLibrary: Online catalogue for all school libraries

Other Organizations

Awesome Library: Over 37,000 sites that have been classified into a directory, specifically organized for teachers, students and parents. Information can be found by browsing or searching.

Calgary Public Library: Look up their resources online.

E-stat: Resource for social studies, science, mathematics, and health. From the StatsCanada website.

Fact Monster: Homework help, dictionary, encyclopedia and online almanac. Find facts on thousands of subjects.

Great Websites for Kids: An organized directory of sites selected by members of the American Library Association.

KidsClick: Backed by librarians, KidsClick lists about 5,000 different web sites organized in categories.

PBS Kids: Great educational games for Division 1.

Pics4learning: Copyright-friendly images for education.

School Day Forecast Link: The Weather Channel The Weather Network Link

Suessville: The Cat in the Hat, Sam-I-Am, Horton and the Whos, and the rest of the Seuss characters welcome you to Seussville, Dr. Seuss's playground in cyberspace. You can play games, chat with the Cat in the Hat, win prizes, find out about new Dr. Seuss books and CD-ROMs, and much, much more! What are you waiting for? Let's Play!

Wired for Words: An online book club with book reviews by students.

Online Reference Sites

Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Find the definitions of words you are unsure of.

Visual Dictionary Online | Merriam Webster: Find the right word at a glance. Contains illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages.

Wikipedia: Wikipedia is a free, online encyclopedia that has its articles created by the users who browse the site. There are currently over 700,000 articles on the site.

Web Quest Sites

Environment Canada - Up-to-date 5-day weather tracking for Calgary.

Homework Sites

Grade 1/2

Grade 3/4

Grade 5/6

For Parents

My Child's Learning: A Parent Resource | Alberta Education
Curriculum Handbooks for Parents and Curriculum Summaries contain information for parents on subjects, programs and courses available in Alberta schools. They are updated every year as changes are made to the curriculum. 


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