- Learning Resources
- Software Tutorials
- Alberta Ed
- Teaching Resources
- Alberta Based
- Canadian Based
- OCR - Podcast
- Video Sites
- Video Conferencing
Smart Exchange Web Lessons, images, web pages for the SmartBoard
Teachers Love Smartboards Lessons, tips, tricks, tutorials.
SmartBoard Lessons Podcasts of 150 lessons for the SmartBoard.
Eduscapes Interactive Whiteboard Resources
Thinking Blocks - Thinking Blocks is a suite of learning tools designed to help students solve math word problems accurately and efficiently
Telus Learning Connection (2Learn) thousands of pages of educational resources and links.
CBE Resource (Calgary Board of Education)
HOLT - interactive graphic organizers. PDF's that you can type in and then print or save. eg. Venn diagram, decision chart, tree diagram
The people from Common Craft, who brought you Social Networks in Plain English, have a new animated video titled "Project Based Learning: Explained." The description is clear and the examples are relevant to projects created for Netbooks.
Google Search Education - help your students become better searchers
FlexBooks - cK-12 customizable, free, curriculum-aligned content for K-12. Textbooks and study guides for most subject areas.
Rubistar A tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics but does not have the time to develop them from scratch
Understanding Rubrics learn what rubrics do--and why--you can create and use them to support and assess student learning
Edmonton Public Schools Google Documents Help - note: some resources are specific to Edmonton Public Schools implementation but generally the resouces apply to all schools deployment of Google apps.
Google Earth ERLC Google Earth in the classroom Wiki
Office 2007 & 2010 First Steps (A set of tutorials to help familiarize yourself with Office 2007 or 2010)
Format Factory link to download, converts all popular video, audio, picture formats to others.
Student Response Network (SRN) is a powerful “virtual Clicker” student response system designed for use in school computer labs or with wireless laptop groups. It does away with the need for personal handheld “clicker” devices by providing a software-only solution for use with networked Windows desktops or laptops.
DropBox - the #1 online storage site, requires a small program download.
Drive - Googles online 5GB free storage, also a small program download.
4 Teachers 4Teachers.org works to help you integrate technology into your classroom by offering FREE online tools and resources.
Internet4Classrooms A web site designed to help K-8 teachers use the Internet effectively.
Linda's Links To Literature Teacher Resources
Association for Middle Level Education A host of resources for the middle school professional.
Scholastic Online Activities a collection of web based, ready to use online activities
Teacher Web a free personal website that's as easy to use as the bulletin board in your classroom. Post assignments, announcements, and other educational material on your own classroom's bulletin board.
Curriki - 40,000 k-12 learning resources and 250,000+ teachers
The Teaching Channel - videos of best practices
TED Ed - lessons based on videos from the TED series.
Try Engineering - lessons, engineering type games, FAQ's, University links, etc. a very complete resurce for engineering sciences.
AlbertaSource.ca The gateway to the Heritage Community Foundation's collection of online learning resources.
Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers - Kim Peacocks Protopage.
CanTeach-resources for educators hundreds of lesson plans, thousands of links, and tons of other resources
Canada's School Net a resource for Canadian teachers and students; An initiative of Canada's provincial, territorial and federal governments, educators, universities and industry which aims to link all of Canada's 16,000+ schools to the Web.
CBC/Radio-Canada Archives A selection of radio and television clips from the archives of the CBC.
There is a "For Teachers" section that features educational materials for grades 6-12.
Free Stuff For Canadian Teachers educators can find the latest links to free resources, materials, lesson plans,software, samples and computers.
Yakitome - convert text to speach such as PDF's, Word Docs, etc.
Three Ring - take pictures of student work/digitize it on your phone and use the site to organize the work, return to the student with comments or refer to it later.
Thinglink - easily add popups on photos. Free for up to 50 photos.
Remind101 - text your students about upcoming events.
Socrative - free student response system
Piazza - simple online BBS for the classroom.
SlideVibe - create an overlay on any web page that has aditional notes, links and resources.
VCAlberta.ca is an Alberta resource for all things videoconferencing. It helps you find and connect to other sites in the Alberta learning system.
The Alberta Video Conference Regional Leads Network is a program established by Alberta Education and administered by the 2Learn.ca Education Society. The Regional Leads Network is intended to support Video-Conferencing enabled learning across Alberta's K-12 Education System.
General VC Links
Noodletrip - Contains a listing of US based content providers. Programs are searchable using a simple keyword, or an advanced search using various criteria. Program listings provide an event description, cost and intended grade level.
CILC - Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration provides a comprehensive list of programs, searchable by Keyword and Content Provider name. Summaries of each program are included and contain a brief description, intended audience and user ratings.
Teacher's Guide to VC - This guidebook was written to help teachers and others who are planning to connect classrooms through videoconferencing.
BCISD VC - Videoconference Program Database A searchable database of programs provided by video conference.