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This list of resources is no longer kept up to date. All links work here as of August 10, 2010

Grammar Resources

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. 


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.

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


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. 


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.

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.