|RESEARCH & LEARNING|
This "RESEARCH & LEARNING" page contains a list of 266 links to websites relating to LIBRARIES & MUSEUMS, ONLINE LEARNING, SCHOOLS, SERVICES FOR EDUCATION, SOFTWARE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, and TRANSLATION SERVICES ONLINE.
Thanks to Dan Delong of the DPCUC, this page was last reported as checked for full accuracy on July 31, 2010.
Ontario Library Association Portal.
Ajax Public Library
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.
Antique Story Books for Children
Canadian Library Gateway
Clarington Public Library
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!
Electric Library Canada Info Resourdes
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 Internet Public Library (IPL2)
The result of a merger of the Internet Public Library and the Librarians' Internet Index.
The Kid's Site of Canadian Settlement
Library of Congress
This site is a complete research tool with an American focus.
The best of libraries, newspapers, encyclopedias, and maps.
Litrix Reading Room
- summarized on-line books for students.
National Library of Canada
- 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.
Morton Grove (Il, U.S.A.) Public Library
Selected as the "Library of the Year", check out the "Fiction_L Booklists".
Ontario Library Service
- searchable, including links of interest to librarians.
Oshawa Public Library
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.
Pickering Public Library
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.
Scugog Memorial Public Library
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.
Whitby Public Library
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.
Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
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).
E-Museum from Minnesota State University
Museum of Bacteria
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.
MuseumLink's Museum of Museums
Will eventually contain links to every museum on the planet.
Royal Ontario Museum
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre (B.C.)
The Aquarium has served aquatic conservation and education for more than 40 years.
Vancouver Museum (B.C.)
Walter P. Chrysler Museum (Michigan)
Vancouver-based Digital Education Network - content for classroom or home use, course and software tutorials.
Aveta Business Solutions
"Best Self-Paced Six Sigma Training Available on the Web"
Bilingual Education Links
- some free resources.
Blue Web'n Sites Library
Browse by content, subject or grade. (Blue Ribbon Learning Sites on the Web)
Canadian College of Business & Computers
- 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.
Canadian Home Based Learning Resource Page
CIA Kids Page
- world information, fun. New and Improved.
Northern Ontario's Distance Education and Training Network.
Danman's Music Library
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...
Dictionary of Legal Terms
Durham Virtual Campus
The Strategic Alliance consists of a group of Ontario School Districts working together to provide students with the best online learning opportunities possible.
Education@Canada Distance Education Page
- 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, FunBrain.com 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.
IBM Learning Services Canada
From your desktop, this series is web-based training and performance support on todays most popular software packages with unlimited usage for one year.
ICS Learning Systems - Canada
Canada's largest independent online home study service.
ICS Learning Systems
Independent Learning Centre
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.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
From the Ontario Institue for Studies in Education (OISE).
- It is the mission of Learn2.com, Inc. to enable organizations to provide employees and learners with the training and support necessary to maintain and grow their competitive advantage.
Medical Dictionary of Terms
Ministry Of Education / Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Distance Education Links.
NYU Virtual College
Online Music Lessons
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.
Pathways to Philosophy Distance Learning Project
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.
PhiloSphos.com Knowledge Base
Open learning resources and advice for philosophy students, including feature articles, philosophy lovers gallery, searchable archive of questions and answers, and specialist search engines.
Quality of Course, Inc.
- the Writing School.
Ryerson - Distance Education
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.
Teachers' Virtual School
From here you can access all of the virtual departments for a range of online lessons.
- Smart tools for busy teachers.
Thomson Learning Direct
- 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.
Virtual University for Small and Medimium Sized Enterprises
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.
Augustana University College, Alberta
Be A Pilot
An introduction to flying and how to find a school.
Bergen County Technical Schools
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.
Canadian Business College
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.
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
A comprehensive list of educational institutions in Canada, including links to worldwide schools.
Canine School of Professional Grooming
Business and Information Technolgy training.
Comparing Campus-based and Distance Learning
Distance learning programs constantly face the question: is online learning as valuable as traditional classroom learning?
Culinary Institute of America
The C.I.A. is the only residential college in the world devoted entirely to culinary education.
Culinary Institute of America - Food & Beverage Institute
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.
Durham College (Oshawa, Ontario)
Educational Program Innovations Center (EPIC)
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 learning.
Human Resources Development Canada: Interactive Training Inventory
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.
JKL Pet Grooming School
Registerd and bonded as a Career Trainign Trade School.
- dedicated to the advancement of Montessori education in the United States and abroad.
Mount Saint Vincent University, Nova Scotia
- for women.
National Association of Private Schools
- dedicated to recognizing and improving the Spiritual and Educational quality of Private and Christian Schools regardless of size.
National K9 School for Dog Trainers
Students learn the knowledge and skills required for professional dog training.
Network of International Business Schools
New York University
- a member of the distinguished Association of American Universities.
North Bay, Ontario.
Osgoode Hall Law School
Royal Roads University
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)
Sir Sandford Fleming College
Trent University (Peterborough, Ontario)
University of Illinois
University of Massachusetts
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
University of Toronto
University of Toronto - Alumni
Yes, there is life after U. of T.
University of Waterloo
University of Western Ontario
University of Windsor
Wilfred Laurier University
York Soaring Association
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 WORLD page.
For Websites relating to Games and educational activites for children, visit the "Kids" section of our FAMILY page.
For Websites relating to Science and Technology, visit our SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY page.
For Websites relating to the Social Sciences, visit our SOCIAL SCIENCE page.
For Websites relating to Society and Culture, visit our SOCIETY & CULTURE page.
Many more websites useful to educators can be found in the "KIDS" and the "TEENS" sections on our FAMILY page.
ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation is a national, registered charitable organization committed to promoting literacy to the general public and to the private sector.
All Kinds of Minds
A non-profit institute for the understanding of the differences in learning.
A to Z Teacher Stuff
Created by a teacher for teachers. This site was designed to help you find online lesson plans and teacher resources.
Canada's Digital Collections
Ebert & Roeper
Edison Sound Recordings
"Living On Earth" Radio Show
A Web of On-line Dictionaries
- a K-12 educational directory.
Journey through the story of human evolution in a broadband documentary experience.
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
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.
Canada: Teaching and Learning About
The Canadian Encyclopedia
The most authoritative, up-to-date, and complete Canadian reference encyclopedia (about Canada and its people) available in print today.
The Career Key
by Dr. Lawrence Jones, a free public service.
CEC Lesson Plans
Some of our lesson plans on the new Encarta Lesson Collection.
Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing
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.
Christie Communications - Designers of Courseware
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.
Cisco Education Archive (Cearch)
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.
Consumer Connection at the Offic of Consumer Affairs - minding your money
Dave's ESL Cafe
Dictionary Definitions from Encarta
Research, Share, Collaborate.
Parents, teachers, students....fresh ideas to enhance learning.
Electric Library presents "Encyclopedia"
Puts tons of information right at your fingertips.
Electric Library Research Resources
Encylopaedia Britannica Online - Search Facility
Free trial offer.
Japanese Engrish - a fun website.
For teachers, for students, for advice, for research: ask a teacher.
Federal Resources (U.S.) for Educational Excellence
"....for Dummies" Publications
Many introductory IT books.
Free Stuff for Canadian Teachers
Games, quizzes, parents, teachers.
The Gateway to Educational Resources
Lesson plans, curriculum units, and other educational resources.
Gifted and Talented (GT) Education
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.
Hummingbird Educational Resources
The Independent Learning Centre
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.
The Internet Public Library
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.
Learning Initiatives - Human Resources and Development Canada
A FREE education portal for educators, parents, and students, providing resources, research tools, and grade-specific activities.
Links to Educational Resources
Link to Learning
Websites supporting the Ontario curriculum (K-8).
Litrix Reading Room
Summarized, on-line books for students.
Loogootee West Elementary School
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.
Media Awareness Network
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.
MSN Encarta Deluxe Online Encyclopedia
The Museum Of Modern Technology
National Geographic Map Machine
- online atlas, street maps.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Its mission is to support United States industry by providing measurement services and research for electronic, optical, and radiation technologies.
New York Times Learning Network
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
- NWREL is a private nonprofit working closely with schools, districts, and other agencies to develop creative and practical solutions to important educational challenges.
One Look Dictionary Search
Ontario Elementary Curriculum Links
Maintainted by Brent Phillips.
A consortium of 22 Ontario Community Colleges who have partnered to develop and deliver on-line courses. Today, OntarioLearn.com offers more than 290 courses to thousands of online college students each semester.
Ontario Ministry of Education - Curriculum & Policy Documents
- elementary, secondary, policies.
Ontario Ministry of Education - Elementary and Secondary Education Links
Ontario Student Assistance Program
Check out the graduation rates and graduate employment rates to find out how successful graduates have been in completing their programs.
Ontario Universities' Application Centre
Otto Sverdrup Centennial Expedition
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.
The Round Table On Technology
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.
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
We are a non-profit educational organization that aims to raise awareness of the significance of geography for all Canadians.
S & S Learning Materials
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.
Social Studies School Service
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.
Teacher Time Saver
Teachers Helping Teachers
- free supplementary teaching kits.
Federal Resources fopr Educational Excellence
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.
Useful Tools for Research, Writing, Cyberwork, and Political Action
Web Links Of Interest To Educators
This is an effort to provide teachers with an up-to-date list of websites useful in the teaching profession.
The WebQuest Page
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.
WebQuests for Learning
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.
World Book Online
Offered in print, online by subscription, or on CD-ROM; three great ways to use and enjoy World Book™.
The World Lecture Hall
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.
Aurora Systems Inc.
Affordable, effective assistance for people with special needs.
Digital Frog International
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.
Downloadable Software from the Geometry Center
Ear Training with EarMaster™ Softwear
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.
Educational Software Co-operative
Information regarding the benefits, uses, and availability of educational software.
Language Software Reviews
Compare the most popular software for language learning and find out which products work and which not.
Medical Software Associates
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 industries.
Interactive health education programs for 6 to 12-year-olds.
N.A.S. Software Inc.
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.
Alta Vista Translations
For typed text or complete webpages.
Applied Language Solutions
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.
Enterprise Translation Service
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.
Japanese HTML Translation and Web Design Service
Customers in Japan prefer to read Website content in their native language.
The Kamusi Project (Swahili)
Within Swahili, and between Swahili and English.
Language Dictionaries and Translators
Resource for language learners: over 101 languages.
Language resources for travellers including instruction in 70 languages and currency exchange rates.
Your Personal Translator
.....at Lets-mail.de: Your e-mail will be translated and delivered for a fee, based on the word count.
The compilers of this list have tried to include local area (Durham Region, Ontario) and other Canadian websites, but not exclusively. We welcome any suggestions concerning related websites: please send your list to Dan DeLong, including the sites' titles, the sites' URLs, and your recommendations for categories/subcategories.
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