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Literature Web Guide
This is an amazing list of Internet resources related to books
for children and young adults. The links are well organized into
27 different categories, all related to children's literature.
Includes a search engine, great links to author's pages, and Internet
book discussion groups. A very valuable reference!
Netiquette Home Page
"Netiquette" is a contemporary term for proper etiquette
on the Internet. This premier site details the necessary rules
and regulations regarding the use of e-mail and the use of the
Internet as a communication device.
A website created by The American Association of School Libraries
(AASL) for parents and children to use together. It offers families
(parents, kids, grandfathers, aunts, cousins - everyone) an opportunity
to learn about the Internet and use it together.
for Schools (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
This site is a government site dedicated to answering all
questions that are FOIP related.
An excellent resource that provides information about learning disabilities and ADHD. This site includes informative articles, teaching resources, and recommended links for educators, parents, and students.
Hole Library Legacy Program
This program is designed to enable Alberta public, school
and post-secondary libraries to participate in a voluntary donor
program to enrich library collections. It is named to honour Lois
Hole, the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta.
Promotes and supports media education.
Up On It
Produced by the National Library of Canada, this site promotes
Canadian children’s literature and reading. It highlights
notable books on a variety of themes and features award winning
Canadian children’s books in all categories.
tips for parents - (Under construction)
Steps to the Research Process
Seven steps outlines a simple and effective strategy for finding
information for a research papers and documenting the sources
that are found.
Need Network (SNE)
From Schoolnet comes this organized collection of online resources
of interest to parents, teachers, and schools who are involved
in the education of students with special needs.
From one easy-to-use website, TeachingBooks makes instantly available original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of professional book readings, guides to thousands of titles and a wealth of multimedia resources on children's and young adult literature.
An on-line resource for avid readers. Includes booklists reviewed by Teacher-Librarians with the Calgary Board of Education and provides the opportunity for kids to submit their own reviews. Also highlights special literary dates and "reading-related" happenings in Calgary and surrounding area.
A concise list of what constitutes an act of plagiarism.
Writing with Writers - Students work with authors, editors, and illustrators in exclusive workshops designed to guide them in developing their skills. Projects by Author includes a section on writing news articles (Grade 6 curriculm). Might be done best with the help of an adult.
– Best books for Young Adults
The list prepared by the American Library Association presents
books published in the past 16 months that are recommended reading
for young adults 12 to 18). It is a general list of fiction and
nonfiction titles selected for their proven or potential appeal
to the personal reading tastes of the young adult.