ESL English Books and Study Links
Exploring Canada's Past
Canada's Digital Collections:
Library and Archives Canada is the federal institution responsible for acquiring, preserving and
keeping Canada's documentary heritage accessible. It combines the functions of the Public Archives
of Canada (founded 1872, renamed National Archives of Canada 1987) and the National Library of
Canada (founded 1953). Go to:
The Canadian Encyclopedia
All things Canadian
The Historica-Dominion Institute is a national charitable organization that was launched in
September 2009 through the amalgamation of two existing organizations: The Historica Foundation
of Canada and The Dominion Institute.
Link to Canadian Encyclopedia
- Woozles, Halifax bookstore suggested titles for children with reading
problems, also has listings of Canadian picture books, and books specifically
for infants, and pre-schoolers.
- Nebula Books, Montreal's science fiction bookstore. It has the best sci-fi and fantasy titles, and
crime fiction, art books, film and video guides, graphic novels, myths and urban folklore.
- Whodunit Canada, latest crime fiction, mystery thrillers and hardboiled detective stories, collectible
books, as well as British and Canadian mystery titles.
- Hugh Anson-Cartwright: Fine Books, Maps, Prints, antiquarian books. lists of rare and antique books in
Canadiana, Arctic, Literature, Canadian Art, Voyages and Travels.
Internet Resources for Teachers
Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency
The Canadian Language Benchmarks,
Canada Immigration Centre Mandate
Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers
ESL in Canada Directory
Teaching English - BBC and British Council Organization Sponsorship
free classroom materials to download, from short activities to full lesson plans, for teaching kids and adults. There are also articles on aspects of teaching, and free teacher development and teacher training materials.
Internet Picture Dictionary
Capital College Guide to Grammar and writing
The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, a nonprofit
501 c-3 organization that supports scholarships, faculty development, and curriculum innovation.
Sentence Master English Writing Games
Sentence Master English writing games and Grammar exercises
the Purdue OWL
Sentence Sense is an online textbook in basic writing offers students three approaches to becoming more confident writers.
We offer over 200 free resources including: Writing and Teaching Writing, research, Grammar and Mechanics,
style Guides, ESL (English as a Second Language), Job Search and Professional Writing,
International Reading Association Home
CASLT Classroom & Support Resources
Activities for students including classroom ready activities, Flash online activities, and lesson plans and resources of activities by field of experience
E.L. Easton Teaching Methods
Materials for Teaching and Learning English and other languages
TPR, including research articles and materials
The Center for Applied Linguistics
The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) aims to promote and improve the teaching and learning of languages.
TESL Articles on Reading
TESOL Articles Writing
TESOL Articles Vocabulary
The History Channel
Math Forum at Drexel University
We are teachers, mathematicians, researchers, students, and parents using the power of the
Web to learn math and improve math education. _We offer a wealth of problems and puzzles;
online mentoring; research; team problem solving; collaborations; and professional development.
Students have fun and learn a lot. Educators share ideas and acquire new skills.
Internet for Kids, Inc.
CIA Country Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography,
communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.