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Almost all of the resources listed offer an amount or a duration of free services. There are paid resources in this blog. The presence of these resources on this blog does not mean that CESD has provided licensing for said resources. Choices regarding technology resources are made at the school level, just as decisions regarding textbooks are handled there.

Biology Q&A

Biology Q&A

Based on theory of knowledge and brain science, Biology Q&As was specifically designed, written and organized to make learning biology easier. More than 1800 bite-sized Q&As, covering all of...

Help Teaching

Help Teaching

Help teaching is a website to assist with test and quiz creation along with worksheets. With a free login, teachers have access to all the questions in their database, but your documents will be...

School Yourself

School Yourself

School Yourself is a mathematics website based on doing math, not on watching an instructor do math. Their unique interactive lessons cover math subjects ranging from algebra, geometry, and...

Math Planet

Math Planet

Math Planet is a resource for Div 4 teachers and their students. The educational material is focused on US math, but has support for algebra, geometry, SAT and ACT examinations. Math Planet is...

Prodigy Math Game

Prodigy Math Game

The Prodigy Math Game is well-known amongst educators for its engaging math-based games. Further, its privacy policy allows for teachers to enroll students with just first and last name. If you...

Sum Dog

Sum Dog

Sum Dog is a cool little website where students can practice math. The free version includes access to a few math games, and a new math game is always valuable in the arsenal of a teacher! If you...

iPractice Math

iPractice Math

iPractice Math uses game based principles to encourage students to learn through discovery, they also have all the usual stuff schools may like such as worksheets, lesson plans, and of course real...

Matific

Matific

Matific is a free elementary math product that consists of engaging activities and games that teach students problem solving and critical thinking through discovery. They use game based principles...

Wordnik

Wordnik

Wordnik is the world's biggest online English dictionary, by number of words. Wordnik shows definitions from multiple sources, so you can see as many different takes on a word's meaning as...

Google Books

Google Books

In alignment with their corporate mission statement "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful”, Google Books boasts the world's most comprehensive index of...

Coggle

Coggle

Whether you're taking notes, brainstorming, planning, or doing something awesomely creative, it is super simple to visualise your ideas with Coggle. Share with as many friends or colleagues as you...

Language Tool

Language Tool

Language tool is a nifty website for checking the grammar of text passages under 20,000 words. In the free version, the website states that it has thousands of patterns it uses for finding errors....

Google Sky

Google Sky

Google Shttps://www.google.com/sky/ky - it's like Google Earth, except it's the sky. A fantastic companion for the grade 6 sky science unit!

Word Hippo

Word Hippo

Word Hippo is a cute thesaurus/dictionary/word rhyming for younger learners. It asks the question "What's another word for" at the top of the screen and children can type their sought-after word...