Resource Lists & Advice

For Students

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.

BrightSpace by D2L: site where teachers share online courses and tasks. CTF and construction has online tests and links placed here.

Calgary Public Library: Look up their resources online.

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

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.

Iris: Media site where students post goals, works samples and updates to their learning.

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.

Pics4learning: Copyright-friendly images for education.

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

Online Reference Sites

Merriam-Webster Dictionary: A place where you can 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.

Homework Sites

Grades 4 – 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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