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Grammar

Ask Miss Grammar
An entertaining question and answer format. Could be used as a conversation starter or preamble in a Grammar class.

Educational Testing Service Sample Questions 
Links to practice TOEFL, GMAT, SAT test questions.

Grammar and Style Notes
An ABC organized quick reference. Could be used as an in-class reference tool for those tricky grammar questions.

Guide to Grammar and Writing
The only site you'll need. Try it and see! Includes multiple self-testing practice quizzes.

The Internet TESL Journal
Lessons, activities, and information for teachers and students alike.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
A well organized and massive resource. Excellent starting place for education related searches.

Self Study Quizzes for ESL Students 
Lots of quizzes provided by the International TESL Journal. 

Resources for New Canadians

sBurnaby Intercultural Planning Table
Works to meet the needs of  immigrants and refugees in Burnaby.

Science

NASA
The famous U.S. space agency.

Web Elements Periodic Table
Table of all elements including recent discoveries. Elements link to further information.

Whale Watching Web
Multiple links to top information on Whales. From Helsinki, Finland. 

Social Studies

Canadian Government
Official government site. English link provided here.

Canadian Museum of Civilization 
Access all the major areas of Canada's national museum.

CBC
Our national news service. Links here to TV, radio, Newsworld.

Maps.com
Want a map; any map? This is the place. Includes a world atlas. Very good, projectible maps.

Statistics Canada
Lots of info! Online quiz may be fun in the classroom.

Vocabulary

Bartlett's Quotations
Looking for a quote for a paragraph or essay? Use this search tool to find wise words from a large database. 

Phrase Finder
Find idioms through a search box or by alphabet. Great way to learn!

Merriam Webster Dictionary
No need to get up! Check the meaning of a word right here. Includes links to a thesaurus. 

Writing

OWL Resources for Writers
Resources include photo-copyable student worksheets on Punctuation, Spelling, and Parts of Speech. Can also be used as an online component to your classes.

Regent's Writing Test Topics
Looking for a topic to write a practice essay? This page has dozens of useful and interesting topics. Be aware that a few have American themes.

Plagiarism
An important document for all writers. Gives a clear explanation of this form of common problem with examples to make it clearer. 

The Slot: A Spot for Copy Editors
See what an editor thinks about when looking at writing. Many interesting articles about grammar and usage. Excellent resource for all writers.