Don’t forget to look at the other resource pages for more links.
- Community Literacy of Ontario – Literacy Basics: A free, self-directed online training website for Ontario literacy practitioners.
- Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators: From discoveryschool.com; offers a goldmine of categorized websites and tools to create your own resources.
- The Literacy Web: Literacy research, activities and links from the University of Connecticut.
- Teaching Ideas: Numerous lesson plans for teachers and tutors working with kids from ages 5-11.
- Teachers.net: Lesson Plans for all subject areas.
- Learn Alberta: Information and resources for teachers, students and parents along with homework help, focused on Alberta’s curriculum.
Special Needs and Issues in Learning
- The Canadian Dyslexia Association: An overview of what dyslexia is along with links, resources and advocacy. Dyslexia-caused difficulties with the alphabet, reading, writing and spelling are common in spite of normal or above-normal intelligence and access to conventional teaching methods and educational opportunities. A genetic condition, dyslexia is a factor in 80% to 90% of identified learning disabilities.
- Snow: They offer articles, resources, news, and courses for anyone interested in learning about special education, adaptive technologies, inclusion, inclusive design, and web accessibility.
- The Dyslexia Teacher: Learning strategies for dyslexia.
- Learning Styles: Learning styles, multiple intelligences and strategies for individuals with learning disabilities.
- Children and Adults with ADD and ADHD: Information on ADD and ADHD in all age ranges.
- ADD Association: The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is the world’s leading adult ADHD organization.
- NCLD.org: The US National Center for Learning Disabilities.
- International Dyslexia Association: The purpose of IDA is to pursue and provide the most comprehensive range of information and services that address the full scope of dyslexia and related difficulties in learning to read and write. . . In a way that creates hope, possibility, and partnership.
- BC Ministry of Education Special Education: Resources and more from the BC Ministry of Education.