Online resources include electronic databases, newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias and journal articles.
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Brainfuse Homework Help: offers a comprehensive suite of online academic services designed to support many learning needs and styles. Expert online services include: Live Tutoring, Skills-Building, 24/7 Help Center, Writing Lab, etc.
Canadian Points of View
Gain a balanced perspective on current issues on Canadian topics. Each with an overview, point, counterpoint and critical thinking guide. This resource will help students and teachers critically analyze an argument, learning to separate facts from opinions.
CultureGrams contains concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
Targeted to K to Grade 3 age group, PebbleGo Animals, Sciences, Social Studies and Dinosaurs databases feature built-in reading and research tools expertly levelled for emerging readers. Articles include narrated text and highlighting.
Worldbook online - Kids
A virtual reference source, containing every article from the twenty one volume print set plus much more, including multi–media links. World Book kids is design for the student grade 3-6.
Worldbook online - student
A virtual reference source, containing every article from the twenty one volume print set plus much more, including multi-media links. Worldbook Student is design to encourage search skills for students grades 6 thru 12.
In My Community
Chatham-Kent Public Library Local History Digital Collection
An easy to use tool that creates a bibliography for you using MLA format. Simply fill-in-the-blanks with the relevant information about each part of the citation and the site will make the bibliography.
Find graphic organizers to help structure writing projects and to help in problem solving, decision making, and research planning by using templates from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Education Place.
Historical Atlas of Canada
Explore interactive maps from different periods of Canadian history. Browse the maps for such topics as Prehistory, Native Canada and Population.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
This site offers lessons on sentence structure, tense consistency, style and paraphrasing.
Merriam- Webster's online dictionary for children. This website also includes word games, a daily buzzword, and a rhyming dictionary.
Ontario Ministry of Education
Student learning resources
web-based activities and information resources to support the Ontario education curriculum.