Teaching with tech? Common Sense Media has a great cheat sheet to consider.
The following are a list of databases specifically for educators. From school, you will not require a password or login information. From home, you will. Please check with library staff for password information.
Each company has a different password. G indicates Gale Cengage products. E is for EBSCOHost.
General resources for educators
The ASCD and ISTE ebook collection can be accessed from anywhere (G) From here, access 92 educator's titles from the ASCD as well as all of the ISTE ebooks available.
. You will require login information. Please contact us for login information
Check out all of the Gale products to which we have access (teacher and student).
Check out the NETS standards for the 21st century.
NET-S Check oNETS standards for students.
NETS-T NETS standards for teachers.
NETS-A Standards for administrators
NETS-C Standards for coaches
NETS-Com Standards for computer teachers
Canadian Civil Liberties Association has several links and lesson plans on social justice.
Canadian Hunger Foundation has a series of online web resources on global citizenship.
Capacity Builidng Series from the LNS provides resources for leadership and instructional effectiveness.
Centre for Social Justice has several publications available online.
CoffeeTimeEdu provides basic videos on lots of web 2.0 issues and tools.
Comic Book Plus offers free access to a large collection of classic comics. Great for the world wars!
Curriculum Services Canada offers downloadable lessons plans and other ideas for use.
Curriki provides an open community of educators, parents, and students to share curriculum. Free
Ontario Education Resource Bank (OERB) Please check with your school for login information.
The Dictionary of educational terms provides basic definitions of many of the terms in use.
Differentiated Instruction.(G) Search various resources from Gale on differentiated instruction.
Edshelf is a great place to look for apps.
EducationalFreeware has a long list of freeware to consider.
Educator's Reference Complete (G)offers access to a wide variety of journals on teaching (G)
EduGains Acess important resources to enhance your own learning.
Edutopia has a collection of short videos related to 21st century skills.
ERIC (E) Search more than 320,000 full text educational articles dating back to 1966.
eWorkshop includes modules on Literacy and Numeracy with videos of teachers in action, activity sheets, lesson plans and more.
FreeDocumentaries streams full length documentary films free of charge.
International Music Score Library Project provides access to over 300,000 scores (classics) and 38,000 audio recordings (MP4)
ISTE.(G) Search books from Gale supporting ISTE and 21st century learners.
Kathy Schrock's guide to everything is just that. A great source for 21st century skills and resources
Knowmia offers over 14,000 video lessons on a wide variety of topics created by teachers.
Learn it in 5 provides short videos and plans related to 21st century skills and teaching.
Learn to Teach provides access to LNS resources
Learn Teach Lead from the Ministry's Student Achievement Division provides access to a wide variety of resources.
Media Smart is Canada's centre for digital and media literacy. Lots of good plans.
MIT has put out some videos explaining different concepts in education. Geared for K - 12.
Nutshells are digital videos put out by Planet Nutshell. They are short videos covering a variety of topics related to web 2.0, such as Internet safety.
Open Access Theses and Dissertations provides access to thousands of theses and dissertations on all topics.
Open Culture provides access to a wide variety of open source resources including videos.
Open Library provides access to over one million books and related resources.
Ontario Links provides access to many links selected by the government of Ontario.
Opened Inc. accesses thousands of videos, games and activities. Requires free registration.
PBS LearningMedia provides access to a wide variety of resources on many topics.
PBS Nova Education offers access to a wide variety of quality videos.
Pembroke Publishers has some excellent videos to support their print resources.
Professional Development Collection (E) provides access to over 500 quality eduacational journals.
The Ministry of Education provides a linkable page to many other resources of use to teachers.
Social Justice links can be found on the British Columbia Teacher's Federation website.
Statistics Resources provides links to a wide variety of statistical resources.
TeacherCast offers advice on using technology in education.
Teaching Channel offers a wide variety of videos on various topics.
Teach Ontario new online community for Ontario’s teachers, by Ontario’s teachers.
Teachers Reference Centre (E) Select full text as your option from this page to retrieve only those with full text.
Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) provides information on the integration of technology in the classroom.
TVO Digital Resources offers digital resources to support learning.
MERLOT. Find peer reviewed online teaching and learning materialsFind peer reviewed online teaching and learning materials
What Works? Research into practice by the LNS celebrates teaching practice in Ontario.
The Directory of Open Access journals provides access to many thousands of open access magazines. This link will take you directly to those specific to education.
JISC provides an excellent overview of open educational resources.
Open Educational Resources provides access to thousands of free access textbooks, lesson plans and other activities covering K to post graduate.
Looking for images? Free Technology for teachers provides a handy chart evaluating many possible alternatives to Google image search. :