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Ontario Library Association Portal.
Cardholders may enter WEBPAC, and online service which
can access the library's book, periodical, and audiovisual
collection, as well as place holds, see what books you
have checked out, or are ready for pick-up.
On their website you will soon be able to browse the CPL library
catalogue! Clarington Public Library card holders will be able
to place holds, and check their records as well!
Consider the Electric Library Canada site for your 1st place to go for general
information, projects, and essays. Your first stop for general information,
projects and essays. Get results quickly and easily with this award-winning
service comprising Canadian and International information from complete
newspaper and magazine articles; over 150,000 current and archive photos;
reference books; encyclopedias; maps; and transcripts from government,
radio, and TV.
The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet
sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a
paper library, we provide free access to researchers,
historians, scholars, and the general public.
The result of a merger of the Internet Public Library and the Librarians' Internet Index.
This site is a complete research tool with an American focus.
The best of libraries, newspapers, encyclopedias, and maps.
- summarized on-line books for students.
- also contains the Digital Library of Canada (music, history, literature).
Experience our growing collection of eBooks (classics)
with our freely downloadable netLibrary eBook reader.
This site requires a free username and password.
Selected as the "Library of the Year", check out the "Fiction_L Booklists".
- searchable, including links of interest to librarians.
The OPL does not have an online book ordering service.
It does offer extensive readings for children and
links to websites suitable for the visually impaired.
Using PPL's online Dial-In service, card-holders can review their
library records, and place holds on the items they wish to borrow.
Electronic Library Canada, EBSCO Information Services,
NoveList - Your Guide to Fiction, Access Science).
- a list of books that are beyond thier copyright date.
At present, the SMPL has a Dial-In access
service to view the library's catalogues.
A collection of educational web sites designed by participants in the
ThinkQuest Contests. Teachers and learners can explore a multitude of topics.
At present, the UPL does not have an online book ordering service.
From this website you can access the library's book, periodical,
and audiovisual collection (using WEBPAC), as well as place
holds, see what books you have checked out, or are ready
for pick-up, and look for community information. MUSEUMS
Virtual and real museums: the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Canadian War Museum,
a Virtual Museum, the Museum of New France, and a Cyberboutique (a special area for kids).
This site brings together many links on bacteria, bacteriology,
and related topics available on the web. It also provides
crystal-clear information about many aspects of bacteria.
Will eventually contain links to every museum on the planet.
The Aquarium has served aquatic conservation and education for more than 40 years.
Vancouver-based Digital Education Network - content for
classroom or home use, course and software tutorials.
"Best Self-Paced Six Sigma Training Available on the Web"
- some free resources.
Browse by content, subject or grade.
(Blue Ribbon Learning Sites on the Web)
- offers an excellent learning experience in global IT skills. Our academic scholars,
leading industrial experts, state-of-the-art facilities and our world-wide campuses
let you discover the new potential world of Information Technology.
- world information, fun. New and Improved.
Northern Ontario's Distance Education and Training Network.
This Library will teach you how to play your instrument and
all about music theory, reading music, writing music,
playing by ear, improvising and much, much more..
The Strategic Alliance consists of a group of Ontario School
Districts working together to provide students with the best
online learning opportunities possible.
- catagorized higher learning links for individual study.
Study world history and artifacts with the Time Machine.
- matches student pen pals in several languages.
In addition to the Quiz Lab, has educational
games designed for learners of all ages. They are
grouped by title, subject, and grade level.
A directory of glossaries and topical dictionaries.
A list of studies which can improve your learning.
From your desktop, this series is web-based training and performance support
on todays most popular software packages with unlimited usage for one year.Canada's largest independent online home study service.
The Ontario Provincial government offers several courses
for adults wishing to complete their high school grades.
Tutorials for students, lesson plans for teachers, links
to software, graphics, and web editing instructions.
From the Ontario Institue for Studies in Education (OISE).
- It is the mission of, Inc. to enable organizations
to provide employees and learners with the training and
support necessary to maintain and grow their competitive
Distance Education Links.
Here's a big selection of online music courses, lessons and tutorials
- learn to play guitar, piano, drums, harmonica or even bagpipes!
A consortium of 22 Ontario Cimmunity Colleges whose mandate is shared
development, expenses, and delivery of courses online
or over the "Internet" primarily through the
use of the FirstClass Conferencing system.
Open learning programs from the Philosophical Society of England based
at Sheffield University, with study guide, essay archive, philosophy
notebook, web links and Ask a Philosopher.
Open learning resources and advice for philosophy students, including
feature articles, philosophy lovers gallery, searchable archive of
questions and answers, and specialist search engines.
- the Writing School.
The largest distance learning instituion
in the country - demo course for guests.
We offer a variety of fast and effective
training solutions for the IT industry.
From here you can access all of the virtual
departments for a range of online lessons.
- Smart tools for busy teachers.
- distance learning, higher education.
A non-profit world-wide learning centre, devoted to the goal of
making the world a better place by empowering individuals with
the knowledge to improve their lives and the world around them.
Walden University envisions a distinctively different 21st-century learning
community where knowledge is judged worthy to the degree that it can be applied
by its graduates to the immediate solutions of critical societal challenges,
thereby advancing the greater global good.
An introduction to flying and how to find a school.
Dedicated to the advancement of every curriculum for every student.
"The Web's Most Complete Directory for University and College Search",
a listing of over 10,000 higher education institutions in 194 countries
and is continually updated with new schools and education resources.
has been rated among the top post secondary schools in Ontario
with respect to graduation and placement rates, by the Ontario
Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
A comprehensive list of educational institutions
in Canada, including links to worldwide schools.
Business and Information Technolgy training.
Distance learning programs constantly face the question:
is online learning as valuable as traditional classroom learning?
The C.I.A. is the only residential college in the
world devoted entirely to culinary education.
The F.B.I. is the C.I.A.s online store where textbooks, videos, workbooks,
training manuals, & test bank software can be purchased for aspiring chefs.
- career-oriented, technology-based education.
A leading provider of continuing engineering education in
the private sector throughout North America. We offer a
comprehensive program of day time and evening courses,
seminars, conferences, in-house and on-line distance
Welcome to the HRDC Training Directory. To research your
training options, select the "Search for Training" button.
Humber College offers 135 full-time diploma and certificate programs
at the post secondary and post-diploma levels as well as over 1,000
courses through Continuing Education International Business Schools.
Registerd and bonded as a Career Trainign Trade School.
- dedicated to the advancement of Montessori
education in the United States and abroad.
- for women.
- dedicated to recognizing and improving the
Spiritual and Educational quality of Private
and Christian Schools regardless of size.
Students learn the knowledge and skills
required for professional dog training.
- a member of the distinguished Association of American Universities.
North Bay, Ontario.
Toronto, Ontario.
Kingston, Ontario.
A community of on-campus and distance learners dedicated to innovation
in post-secondary education. Victoria, British Columbia.
Where children love to learn and learn to grow.
Customize your search of over 600 schools and find detailed descriptions of
admission requirements, costs, programs, and contact information for each school.
We meet industry's constantly changing demands
for a productive workforce. (Toronto area)
Peterborough area.
Oshawa, Ontario.
Yes, there is life after U. of T.
Waterloo, Ontario.
Please take a tour around our site and learn more about our
organization and the fascinating sport of soaring.
Bringing school and work friends together.
The world's best place to reunite.
Keep in touch with friends from school. For Websites relating to Canadian and World History and Geography,
visit our page.For Websites relating to Games and educational activites for children,
visit the "Kids" section of our page.For Websites relating to Science and Technology,
visit our page.For Websites relating to the Social Sciences,
visit our page.For Websites relating to Society and Culture,
visit our page.Many more websites useful to educators can be found in the "KIDS" and
the "TEENS" sections on our page.
ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation is a national, registered charitable organization
committed to promoting literacy to the general public and to the private sector.
A non-profit institute for the understanding of the differences in learning.
Information database.
Created by a teacher for teachers. This site was designed
to help you find online lesson plans and teacher resources.Audio Interviews...
- a K-12 educational directory.
Journey through the story of human evolution
in a broadband documentary experience.
Canada's premier used textbook exchange.
Chat, instant message, send virtual kiss, or start a club.
A listing of Canadian University and College programs, and jobs by career.
Links that help you decide what to study and to get a job.
Craig Marlatt is currently a high school teacher in the Durham District
School Board just east of Toronto. Students, parents, and colleagues
are invited to follow along with the structure and content of these
urban geography, physical geography, regional geography, Canadian
geography, world issues, and politics courses.
The most authoritative, up-to-date, and complete Canadian reference
encyclopedia (about Canada and its people) available in print today.
by Dr. Lawrence Jones, a free public service.
Some of our lesson plans on the new Encarta Lesson Collection.
Our goal is to ensure that K-12 students in Georgia receive
the best possible preparation in science, mathematics,
engineering, and technology as they seek their place
in the modern world.
We can help you find the course you need, in the format that suits your learning situation
- academic, business, industrial, and general interest - for all age levels.
An expanding index of original content material, links, submitted information
and updates which we hope will provide today's educators with a resource for
their classrooms, for their schools and for their communities.
Study guide series.
Our students move on to wear their coaching hats confidently.
English training.
Research, Share, Collaborate.
Parents, teachers, students..fresh ideas to enhance learning.
Search engine.
Puts tons of information right at your fingertips.
Free trial offer.
Japanese Engrish - a fun website.
For teachers, for students, for advice, for research: ask a teacher.
Many introductory IT books.
Games, quizzes, parents, teachers.
Lesson plans, curriculum units, and other educational resources.
If you are a student preparing for or in a Cnadian college, or if you are
a parent assisting your child through school, you owe it to yourself to
find as much financial aid and scholarship assistance as possible.
Families come here for children's book clubs and other products that
stimulate the imagination and introduce the joys of learning.
A charitable foundation dedicated to promoting Canadian
history education. It is proud to make 'The Canadian
Encyclopedia' available online to all Canadians.
The Ontario Ministry of Education is working toward getting all Ontario
curriculum on the Web, and there are already a number of courses
available. Check it out and see if you could use one.
Joining conservation science with Internet technology
to create an educational tool for science students.
The JASON Foundation for Education is dedicated to inspiring in
students a lifelong passion to pursue learning in science,
math, and technology through exploration and discovery.
Internet Research advice, Edulinks, Universtiy of Montana.
Currently under construction.
A FREE education portal for educators, parents, and students, providing
resources, research tools, and grade-specific activities.
Websites supporting the Ontario curriculum (K-8).
Summarized, on-line books for students.
Excellent links and lessons by a classroom teacher.
Internet Content for the Classroom, providing professional development
and lesson plans based on K-12 curriculum standards.
It's a place where educators, parents, students and community
workers can share resources and explore ways to make media
a more positive force in children's lives.
- online atlas, street maps.
Its mission is to support United States industry by providing measurement
services and research for electronic, optical, and radiation technologies.
- NWREL is a private nonprofit working closely with schools,
districts, and other agencies to develop creative and
practical solutions to important educational challenges.
Maintainted by Brent Phillips.
A consortium of 22 Ontario Community Colleges who have partnered to develop
and deliver on-line courses. Today, offers more than 290
courses to thousands of online college students each semester.
- elementary, secondary, policies.
Check out the graduation rates and graduate employment rates to find
out how successful graduates have been in completing their programs.
Follow the activites of a group of people conducting studies
in geophysics and climate change and other matters in an
ice-locked boat in the Canadian High Arctic.
The Web's Little Secret For Elementary School Teachers.
Helping you add that special touch to your classroom.
A think tank and forum where business leaders, educators and government, and
community organizations can share their resources and expertise to develop
quality, technology driven educational and professional development
projects for area educational institutions and businesses.
We are a non-profit educational organization that aims to raise
awareness of the significance of geography for all Canadians.
Canada's most comprehensive scholarship portal.
Scholastic Inc., the global children’s publishing and media company’s corporate
mission, which is supported through all of its divisions, is to instill the
love of reading and learning for lifelong pleasure in all children.
Welcome to Seussville University, where you can have "lots of good fun that
is funny" while learning basic reading, math, science, and reasoning skills.
Information and technology provider to more than 50,000 libraries.
This Canadian web site gives you immediate access to
our database of thousands of scholarships, bursaries,
fellowships, grants and other financial awards.
Thousands of categorized and reviewed educational links.
Impartial reviews about software.
Activities, worksheets.
- free supplementary teaching kits.
The world's first and largest rich media animated source on technology.
Dedicated to helping individuals, like you, who are seeking an
education in Canada. We have done the research to help you find your
successful path to the future. Quickly find profiles on every College
and University in Canada along with our fast growing list of high
quality Career Colleges and Distance Education facilities.
This is an effort to provide teachers with an up-to-date
list of websites useful in the teaching profession.
A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the
information used by learners is drawn from the Web. WebQuests are
designed to use learners' time well, to focus on using information
rather than looking for it, and to support learners' thinking at
the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
Use the Designer's Checklist herein once you think you're ready
to create your WebQuest. If you feel like you could use any tips
on particular aspects of your potential WebQuest, click in the
matching checkboxes for a few friendly suggestions.
for Students, Teachers, and Parents.
A free encyclopedia created by web contributors.
Offered in print, online by subscription, or on CD-ROM;
three great ways to use and enjoy World Book™.
Links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using
the Web to deliver course materials in any language.
ArcMedia's software is known around the
world for its award-winning quality.
Music learning and creativity software. Complete music
theory/ear training tutor for both Mac and Win.
Affordable, effective assistance for people with special needs.
We are an innovative, enthusiastic, young software company, dedicated
to creating high-quality educational, multimedia CD-ROMs with an
ecological focus. Our corporate headquarters is a converted barn
surrounded by frogs, dogs, and bogs in rural Ontario, Canada.
A fine tuned ear and sense of rhythm and harmony are essential
when playing any instrument. A few minutes a day with
EarMaster™ produces remarkable results.
Information regarding the benefits, uses, and
availability of educational software.
Compare the most popular software for language learning
and find out which products work and which not.
A national developer of electronic medical records (EMR software)
(also known as Electronic Health Records) and physician practice
management software with a range of experience in all healthcare
Interactive health education programs for 6 to 12-year-olds.
Software dealing with different subject areas including ESL, Literacy,
Science, Math, Authoring Programs and other Languages (Frech, Spanish,
Chinese, German, Japanese, Italian, etc.) ranging in levels
of difficulty from early childhood to adult education.
Many unique programs in a variety of subjects including Terrapin Logo,
a powerful tool for developing thinking and problem-solving skills.
For typed text or complete webpages.
A business translation service providing a free services for up to 150 words.
- find just the right translators or jobs at any time
of day or night in any country around the world.
The translator will not produce a perfect translation. In most cases it
should adequately convey the general sense of the original; however,
it is not a substitute for a competent human translator.
"The Best Dictionaries, Translators, Courses", and much more.
This is a commercial site with translation capabilities.
A free multi-lingual dictionary programme for Windows (version 3.1 and higher).
Translations for typed text or complete
webpages, and dictionaries, and courses.
Customers in Japan prefer to read Website content in their native language.
Within Swahili, and between Swahili and English.
Resource for language learners: over 101 languages.
Language resources for travellers including instruction
in 70 languages and currency exchange rates. Your e-mail will be translated
and delivered for a fee, based on the word count.

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