- LEARN Online – SOS Learn is a free service offering online homework help and tutoring with real classroom teachers. Visit the LEARN website to register for interactive online tutoring.
English Language Arts
What to read next
- Figment – An online community where YAs/Teens can read and create original stories and poems
- Teen Reads – Reviews by teens, author interviews, contests, etc.
- Teen Ink – Teens 13-19 can publish their literary/video creations. Also available in magazine format.
- YA (and Kids!) Book Central – Read and write reviews, polls, etc.
- What Should I Read Next – A database of real readers’ favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions
PLAGIARISM & COPYRIGHT
What is Plagiarism?
: the act of using another person’s words or ideas without giving credit to that person : the act of plagiarizing something
Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2016.
What is Copyright?
An author, writer, artist, or musician has an automatic copyright on their creations. If you want to use their work, the artist has the legal right to stop you.
Copyright Free Images and Sounds
- Pixabay – Over 760,000 free high quality images
- Pics4Learning.Com– Pics4Learning is a safe, free image library for education.
Wikipedia Commons – Images, sounds, and videos are categorized by topic, location, type, author, license, and by source.
Sound Jig.com – Royalty free music, sound-effects and loops.
Audio Micro Stock Audio Library – This is a pay site but, it has a good-sized section with free sound effects
Icon Finder – Free search engine to find just the right the icon
- IXL – automatically tracks student progress and displays proficiency scores in the Quebec curriculum reports. These reports allow you to quickly check student aptitude and find trouble spots.
- Khan Academy – Free online classes in Math, Science, Computer programming, History, Art, Economics, and even more free online classes.
- Desmos – A free online Graphic calculator
- eduMedia – interactive simulations that you can embed in your presentations
How Stuff Works – Watch videos, read articles, test your knowledge in their online quizzes
Middle School Chemistry – Sponsored by the American Chemical Society
Canada’s Food Guide – Track your food intake
Héma-Quebec – Find out all about blood.
- Science Buddies – Science Fair Project ideas.
- BBC – Religions – Information on 20 different religion/sects
- Faith & Food– learn about the dietary practices and beliefs of 9 religions
HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY
- Hinterland’s Who’s Who
- National Parks of Canada
- Statistics Canada
- The Canadian War Museum
- Timeline of Montreal
- Virtual Museum of New France
- The Smithsonian
- Unesco World Heritage Sites
- I Witness: USC Shoah Foundation