Teacher Tools

Lesson Planning

Alberta Legislature - Teachers' Corner
Information for teachers on all the programs offered through the Alberta Legislature. Tours, programs and resources are also available in French.

The Library of Parliament - Educational Programs and Projects
The site offers links to all of the educational programs and product produced by the Library of Parliament.  This site is a must see for any social studies teachers from K-12 ( also available in french )!

A to Z Lesson Plans
Where you will find hundreds of original lesson plans submitted by teachers to A to Z Teacher web site

Over 3,500 links to individual lesson plans and resources

Mr. Dowling's Virtual Classroom
A resource for discovering different people and cultures. The site contains world history and geography lessons, homework handouts and study guides

Teach with Movies
An archive of lesson plans for movies. Learning Guides to each recommended film describe the benefits of the movie, possible problems, and helpful background. Discussion questions, bridges to reading, projects and links to the internet are also provided

Ask Asia
AskAsia offers a wide variety of educational resources for the classroom, including lesson plans, readings, and resource center locator. All lessons, images, and maps in this area have been copyright-cleared and can be downloaded to use in the classroom. Suitable for K-12 Asian studies curricula

Awesome Library
Follow the floor plan to discover comprehensive educational resources, projects, discussions, collaborations, & standards for K-12 Lesson Plans

BBC Online: Education
Excellent education web site from the BBC

CEC Lesson Plans
Columbia Education Center lesson plans were created by teachers for use in their own classrooms

New York Times Teacher Connections
An extensive lesson plan archive from the NY Times Learning Network

PBS TeacherSource
Public broadcasting provides K-12 educators with over 1,400 free lesson plans, teacher guides and online activities

Quebec English Schools Network
A history teaching resource centre for elementary and secondary teachers. Includes lesson plan modules

Fieldtrip locations and Programs

Rutherford House
For many years, Rutherford House welcomed the political and social elite of Alberta. Today, this restored Edwardian mansion maintains that tradition of hospitality and recaptures the spirit of Edmonton in 1915.

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
Take a guided tour through the farmsteads, town site and rural community. Ride in a horse-drawn grain tank or explore the site on your own. Bring a picnic lunch and your camera and enjoy a relaxing day with friends and family.

Green Street
Green Street offers curriculum-aligned environmental learning and sustainability programs to teachers across Canada in both languages.  Includes information in the Teacher Zone on programs currently offered to elementary and secondary schools.


Alberta Assessment Consortium
Is a non-profit organization " dedicated to enhancing student learning through classroom assessment that increases student confidence as learners and enables them to reveal what they know and demonstrate what they can do".  Find a variety of online assessment tools and materials for teacher use!  A must see for Alberta Teachers!

Telus Learning Connection - Student Assessment
Created by Alberta teachers for Alberta teachers, Telus 2Leain is a growing collection of online resources and projects

Discovery Channel: Assessment Rubrics - A collection of rubrics to use on the World Wide Web. It may assist you with designing your own rubric

E VE2 - A program designed to help teachers spot essays and term papers that have been plagiarized from Web-based sources

Quia! - Create your own online learning activities. No programming experience required. Extensive archive of online activities created by teachers. The Challenge Board (Jeopardy) is a great idea

Technology Integration

Anywhere Software Tools - A compilation of Tech resources and tools for education. Collected by Jessica Carrell.

Telus Learning Connection -
Created by Alberta teachers for Alberta teachers, Telus 2Leain is a growing collection of online resources and projects

The WebQuest Page - This site is designed to serve as a resource to those who are using the WebQuest model to teach with the web. By pointing to excellent examples and collecting materials developed to communicate the idea, all of us experimenting with WebQuests will be able to learn from each other