Reference Center - Alberta Governement (LearnAlberta.ca)
Alberta Learning has licensed the online resources
linked from this site for you and your children (i.e., the license covers
the use of these resources by students in publicly-funded elementary
and secondary schools in Alberta as well as by their parents).
Through the Online Reference Centre, you and your children will be searching
databases of published resources; this lessens the risk of inadvertently
coming across inappropriate material. As such, the Online Reference
Centre can help your children find reliable, up-to-date information
for school assignments and projects.
Your children can search the Online Reference Centre from school or
from a computer elsewhere using their userID and password located on
page 12 in their students agenda he/she obtained during their library
due to the licensing agreement, it is IMPORTANT that ONLY you and your school-age children use these resources.
DiscoverySchool.com is rich with features that are
helpful for aiding parents to help their children. This site offers
a multitude of helpful resources such as product reviews, educational
advice, study tools, school resources and more.
Encarta for Parents
Site offers a myriad of information pertaining to issues
surrounding education, parent resources, learning milestones, Smart
parenting tips, helful links and more.
This is s showcase of projects done by schools across Canada. The Network of Innovative Schools is a SchoolNet project. Tom Baines is a Network of Innovative Schools member from 2000.
for Parents (www.learning.gov.ab.ca)
Offers links to key publications and resources
for parents concerning Alberta curriculum.
Information for parents concerning health
issues, i.e, "Health Topics" including teen drug use and how
to talk to your child about drugs, milestone development, asthma and more.
A comprehensive website listing many resources
from helping a teenager develop self-discipline, add/adhd to forum discussion
from a parenting point of view. As well, this site has a specific area
dedicated to Tweens and Teens and their issues.
Child & Family Canada
Child & Family Canada, is a unique
Canadian public education website. Fifty Canadian non-profit organizations
have come together under the banner of Child & Family Canada to provide
quality, credible resources on children and families on an easy-to-navigate
website. The managing partner of the consortium is the Canadian Child
Telus 2 Learn
"Are you looking for parenting resources
on the web? Or are you interested in locating web resources to support
you and your family as you move online? Or are you simply looking at ways
to help your child use Internet resources effectively? Here are some great
starting points for parents interested in tapping into the Web..."
Bullying Help Site
This is a site created by a teacher that has won awards for its quality and informatoin on the topic of bullying in schools.
This is a site that has information for parents and students on the new media of TV, radio, and the internet.