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.
General resources for educators
ASCD and ISTE ebook collection From here, access 92 educator's titles from the ASCD as well as all of the ISTE ebooks available.
ISTE.(G) Search books from Gale supporting ISTE and 21st century learners.
ERIC Search more than 320,000 full text educational articles dating back to 1966.
Professional Development Collection provides access to over 500 quality educational journals.
Teachers Reference Centre provides indexing and abstracts for more than 220 peer-reviewed journals.
Government of Ontario
Capacity Building Series from the LNS provides resources for leadership and instructional effectiveness.
The Ministry of Education provides a linkable page to many other resources of use to teachers.
Ontario Education Resource Bank (OERB)
What Works? Research into practice by the LNS celebrates teaching practice in Ontario.
Other useful education websites
Britannica Images offers over one million copyright free images you can legally use.
Directory of Open Access Journals provides access to many thousands of open access magazines.
Edshelf is a great place to look for educational apps to assist teaching and learning.
EducationalFreeware has a long list of freeware to consider.
EduGains Access important resources to enhance your own learning.
Edutopia has a collection of short videos related to 21st century skills.
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. Remember to use professional judgement in accessing these documentaries.
International Music Score Library Project provides access to over 300,000 scores (classics) and 38,000 audio recordings (MP4)
Kathy Schrock's guide to everything is just that. A great source for 21st century skills and resources
Media Smart is Canada's centre for digital and media literacy. Lots of good plans.
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.
PBS Nova Education offers access to a wide variety of quality videos.
Pembroke Publishers has some excellent videos to support their print resources.
Teaching Channel offers a wide variety of videos on various topics.
Teachingkidsnews offers kid-friendly news articles.
Teach Ontario new online community for Ontario’s teachers, by Ontario’s teachers.
TVO Digital Resources offers digital resources to support learning.