The Public Domain Review

“A website that features collections of images, books, essays, audio recordings, and films that are in the public domain. “

Photos for Class

“A searchable collection of Creative Commons images that is safe for students to use and provides the appropriate Creative Commons attribution in a watermark for citing.”

Creative Commons

A search platform that allows users to search for content that can be reused, remixed and reshared.

30 Of The Best Digital Collaboration Tools For Students

“Student-To-Student & School-To-School Digital Collaboration: 30 Of The Best Digital Collaboration Tools For Students”

BookCreator: Create, Read, Publish

Weekly webinars, implementation plans, lesson plans, student created books and more!

Ideas for Using Pear Deck in The Classroom

“Pear Deck is a tool for adding interactive and engaging lessons into your classroom.”

10 Ideas For Using Technology To Teach Writing

“There are a variety of tech tools and methods out there for teaching writing that can make the process easier and more fun for both teachers and students.”

Up Your Exit Slip Game with Padlet

“Students can post and view content as a way to reflect on their learning. Up engagement, up the technology, Up Your Exit Slips!”

Using Instagram to Teach Poetry

“The genre of Instapoetry can be a useful tool for engaging students and improving their literacy and media literacy skills.”

K-W-L Creator

“K-W-L charts have been widely used to help students prepare for reading by organizing what students know (K) and want to learn (W) before they read and then reflecting on what they learned (L).”


“A user-friendly search engine that does not keep track of searches and promotes online privacy.”


“Newsela is a news and nonfiction website that adapts its content to the reading level of students while empowering them to adjust the complexity of the text.”

Stay On The Path

“A series of resources that aims to promote and encourage ethical online behaviours and digital citizenship with young people.”

Listen, Look, and Learn: An Information-Gathering Process

“This lesson models an information-gathering process for primary learners as they listen to and look at resources, seeking information pertinent to the questions on an information wheel. “

So Many Choices

“This lesson introduces the students to the first steps in finding information on the Internet.”

Tablets and The Inquiry Process Search Note Taking

“Elementary school students learn how to research using tablets and The Inquiry Process. This video shows the students using the tablets to take notes either through a diary app or using a QR code generating app.” To find the accompanying videos, type the word ‘tablets” into the seach bar.

Taking Notes for Research in Elementary School

“This video is part of the material for the plagiarism and copyright. Special thanks to the Redpath Museum for the use of their document, Sara: The Biography”

Ten Active Learning Strategies Using Word Clouds

10 ways that you can use word clouds in your classes to engage students directly in the learning process.

How To Plan When You’re Searching the Internet

Suggestions “to students that they think of keywords that they would like to see on the page and shows them how to exclude unwanted websites.”

I Heard It ‘Round the Internet: Sexual Health Education and Authenticating Online Information

“Students learn to search more effectively online while searching myths on sexuality and contraception and then evaluate the resources found.”

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