Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment


The Information, Curriculum, and Technology Co-ordinator will provide leadership and support under the direction of the Superintendent in the administration of curriculum and student assessment within the Division. He also co-ordinates the professional development experiences required by our teachers as they go through the curriculum implementation phases in various subject areas. Contact Mike Thiessen,  Information, Curriculum, and Technology Co-ordinator for more information.


Links To Curriculum Areas

Select a curriculum area below and browse

General ELA Authors Science Social Studies E.Y. Math M/S Yrs Math Fine Arts
S. Y. Business P.E./Health Technology Power Mech D. I. LwICT sites Assessment P. D.

General Sites

Indigenous Education links for FLB Teachers

http://www.globalclassroom.org/ecell00/javamath.htm
This is a very good site. Scroll down and it will give you many links based on Clusters in Math and ELA for up to Grade 8.

http://www.linkslearning.org/Teachers/_index.htm
This site, LINKS gives many resources to help support learning, as well as video on assessment, curricular areas up to Grade 12, instruction etc.

http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/getskill_s.cgi?A1=selects&A2=math&A4=0&A7=0
This is another game site that really gives some great curricular games across all core subject areas up to Grade 12.


English Language Arts

http://www.novelguide.com/
Suitable for all grade levels, many novel guides available for free.

http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/%7Edkbrown/
The Children’s Literature Web Guide-lists numerous authors, reviews, readers theatre, links etc.

http://www.rif.org/
Reading is Fundamental- this site offers many resources, lesson plans etc.


Author Sites

http://www.carolhurst.com
Carol Hurst

http://tomie.com/
Tomie de Paola

http://www.aaronshep.com/rt/
Aaron Shepard

http:///www.janbrett.com/
Jan Brett

http://pbskids.org/arthur/
Marc Brown’s Arthur

http://www.janetstevens.com/
Janet Stevens

http://www.seussville.com/
Dr.Seuss

http://www.rquackenbush.com/
Robert Quackenbush

http://judyblume.com/
Judy Blume

http://www.robertmunsch.com/
Robert Munsch

http://www.kennethoppel.ca/
Kenneth Oppel

http://www.phrases.org.uk/
Includes lists of phrases, idioms, and sayings, more suitable for middle/senior years.

http://www.edhelper.com/spelling.htm
Lists of Spelling and vocabulary words broken down into grade levels from grade 1-12.

http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/language_arts/
100’s and 100’s of ELA lessons from K-12.

http://www.ttms.org/
Teaching that Makes Sense-many, many teaching strategies for writing and reading with downloadable pdf documents.

http://www.cyberspaces.net/6traits/
The 6 traits of writing home page.

http://www.angelfire.com/wi/writingprocess/
This Western Canadian site goes through the step by step procedure of the writing process.

http://www.bardweb.net/
Shakespeare resource page.

http://www.poets.org/index.php
Almost any poem that you are looking for is available here.

http://highschoolace.com/ace/english.cfm
A great link for ELA in highschool for kids and teachers. Lists many valuable links for great literary works, research guides, vocabulary etc.


SCIENCE

* Astronomy
* Biology
* Chemistry
* Earth Science
* Physics
* General

http://olc.spsd.sk.ca/DE/resources/sciencelinks/index.htm
A wonderful K-12 Science Site with activities, websites etc. Just be careful that the clusters the correct grade level for our Manitoba Science Document.

http://www.teacherplanet.com/calendar/calendar.php?op=cal&month=10&year=2007
Teacher Planet-Lots of theme units for all grade levels.

http://www.earthday.ca/pub/
Earth Day Canada

http://webquest.org/search/index.php
Search for whatever webquest that matches your cluster.

http://www.enaturalist.org/units.php
An electronic naturalist site full of units.

http://www.uen.org/3-6interactives/science.shtml
Complete grade 3-6 Utah science themes and links.

http://www.edinformatics.com/math_science/
Math and Science activity centre. Certainly useful for K-12.

http://www.tryscience.org/
A neat science site with experiments and field trips!

http://www.edquest.ca/content/view/204/
This site also contains review sheets and quizzes, grade 9.


Social Studies Sites

http://www.kstrom.net/isk/maps/historical.html#buttons
Maps of Native lands, very suitable for grade 5 cluster.

http://www.sicc.sk.ca/keepinghouse/tofc.htm
A first nation gallery.

http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ks/index-eng.asp
Kids Stop; produced by Indian and Northern Affairs.

http://www.metismuseum.com/main.php
The Virtual Museum of Metis History and Culture; grade 5 curriculum.

http://canada.gc.ca/acanada/ViewCategory.htm?lang=eng
About Canada site, gives you a multitude of information about Canada in student friendly format, suitable for a number of grade level outcomes.

http://www.theteacherscorner.net/lesson-plans/socialstudies/index.htm
This site has many links for Social Studies units, some are American, but many are great and match our curricula from K-8.

http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edhist.htm#ancient
A great site with links to literally dozens of other history sites. One stop shopping.

http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/
National Geographic Site.

http://www.fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/uncgi/Earth/action?opt=-p
Earth view-satellite data.

http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/
Manitoba Government—Archives of Manitoba.


Early Years Math Sites:

http://www.rainforestmaths.com/
More interactive websites for math grades K-6.

http://mathforum.org/te/
I am not actually sure where this site is located, but the Math Forum-Teacher’s Place has a wealth of activities, lesson plans, problems etc. all broken down into early, middle, senior and college level.

http://www.webmath.com/
This site, webmath, is worthwhile to keep in mind to share with students. It is not set up as a game, but rather students can practice problems in almost every area of math in all grade levels. Great for those parents looking for “something” their kids can practice on. Good for K-12 and above.

http://cte.jhu.edu/techacademy/web/2000/heal/mathsites.htm
This Cool Math Site has literally 1000’s of sites for games, puzzles, problems etc for K-12 and above. One stop shopping at it’s best!

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/math.htm
This site, PBS Online, has a search tool to find activities and lesson plans based on all grade levels from K-12, and topics. A vast resource tool to check out.

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivitySearch.aspx
This site is part of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Gives a variety of activities and lessons for K-12 across the strands.

http://www.esd112.org/smerc/mpat_detail.htm
This site gives a variety of math performance assessment tasks and rubrics for grades K-10.

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.htm
This site is the Learn Alberta one. Provides excellent interactive video, print sheets, etc. In all grade levels and subject areas. We must register as a guest only.

http://www.daisymaths.com.au/aboutme.htm
This is the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics site. Very worthwhile to bookmark. Both the Early Years Journal, (Teaching Children Mathematics, which is available to every early years school), and Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, come from this organization. Would be very worthwhile if you can utilize some in-school budget dollars to access this journal for middle years schools.

http://www.nctm.org/
The New Zealand Maths Numeracy Project. This site is quite extensive and offers activities, games, exemplars etc. for levels 1-6. Very worthwhile to look at even if you are teaching beyond these levels.

http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/numeracy/project_material.aspx
This is an interesting site, Countdown, in which specific math concepts are explained through short 4-7 minute video clips. Includes an expansive list of concepts.

http://countdown.luc.edu/index.htm
This site is another teacher’s homepage, Terri Hustad’s, and as it states, it is for new and not so new math teachers. This is a great site that is really teacher friendly including links, activities, problems etc. Take a look.

http://people.clarityconnect.com/webpages/terri/terri.htm
This site is a complete site of problems with answer keys to use with your students. Although it says it is for grades 4/5, I would suggest that many of them could be used at a much higher level.

http://www.rhlschool.com/math.htm
This site is the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives-very helpful if you don’t have access to manipulatives in your building, as well great infusion of technology into math program.

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.htm
This site is the Learn Alberta one. Provides excellent interactive video, print sheets, etc. In all grade levels and subject areas. We must register as a guest only.

http://www.learnalberta.ca/
This site is the called the Math Frog site. It is for grades 4-6, and offers interactive games, activities etc. Outcomes are based on the Ontario Curriculum, and a teacher at the University of Waterloo develops these activities.

http://cemc.math.uwaterloo.ca/mathfrog/index.shtml
This site is called the Wired Math site for grades 7-9, and offers similar activities as above. Also developed out of the University of Waterloo.

http://www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca/wired_math/english/about.shtml
This site is MathCentral, Regina. This site is an excellent site for locating resources, answers to any math questions you may have, problems of the month etc. This site is for all grade levels.

http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/index.php
This site is Daisy math which comes from Australia, for ages 3-12. Variety of activities for students to try, probably more of an “extra” or at home site for practice.

http://www.daisymaths.com.au/aboutme.htm
An absolute must see site that comes from Ontario for grades 7, 8 and 9. Based on the Ontario Curriculum, but excellent resources that for the most part you could use as your main resource, or as a supplement.

http://www.curriculum.org/lms/tips4rm.html#grade7
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/studentsuccess/lms/tips4rm.html#grade78
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/studentsuccess/lms/index.html#grade7

This is the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics site. Very worthwhile to bookmark. Both the Early Years Journal, (Teaching Children Mathematics, which is available to every early years school), and Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, come from this organization. Would be very worthwhile if you can utilize some in-school budget dollars to access this journal for middle years schools.

http://www.nctm.org/
This site, PBS Online, has a search tool to find activities and lesson plans based on all grade levels from K-12, and topics. A vast resource tool to check out.

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/math.htm
The New Zealand Maths Numeracy Project. This site is quite extensive and offers activities, games, exemplars etc. for levels 1-6. Very worthwhile to look at even if you are teaching beyond these levels.

http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/numeracy/project_material.aspx
This is a very worthwhile site for all grade levels. This site includes many interactive activities in all strands to be played online.

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/
This site, E-Workshop from Ontario, is absolutely excellent for grades K-6. It provides ideas, activities, lessons, videos, professional development etc. In both Numeracy and Literacy. Definitely one to look at, and plan to spend a long time!

http://www.eworkshop.on.ca/cfmx/edu/core.cfm?p=home.cfm&L=1
I just stumbled upon this site after I had been to many of them within it. This site, Math for Everyone is for all grades. It is a “one stop shopping of math links”. It includes many of the links that I have listed here, as well as many other great sites. Direct links to math videos on Brainpop, coolmath, etc. In all, over 200 links shown in an easy to read chart format. Do not miss this one!

http://www.netrox.net/~labush/math.htm
Our own Provincial site, MECY, offers a wealth of material that you only need to download. It includes activities and games at both early and middle years, as well as a section on conceptual understanding of number.

http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/cur/math/index.htm
http://score.kings.k12.ca.us/resources.htm
Many, many online resources for K-12.

http://www.curiousmath.com/index.php?name=Topics
Curious math offers answers to some of those tricks!

http://www.aaamath.com/
Triple AAA Math offers all kinds of practice for K-8.

http://www.allmath.com/
K-12 resources, games etc.


Middle/Senior Years Math Sites

This site is the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives-very helpful if you don’t have access to manipulatives in your building, as well great infusion of technology into math program.
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.htm

This site is the Learn Alberta one. Provides excellent interactive video, print sheets, etc. In all grade levels and subject areas. We must register as a guest only.
http://www.learnalberta.ca/

This site is the called the Math Frog site. It is for grades 4-6, and offers interactive games, activities etc. Outcomes are based on the Ontario Curriculum, and a teacher at the University of Waterloo develops these activities.
http://cemc.math.uwaterloo.ca/mathfrog/index.shtml

This site is called the Wired Math site for grades 7-9, and offers similar activities as above. Also developed out of the University of Waterloo.
http://www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca/wired_math/english/about.shtml

This site is MathCentral, Regina. This site is an excellent site for locating resources, answers to any math questions you may have, problems of the month etc. This site is for all grade levels.
http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/index.php

This site is Daisy math which comes from Australia, for ages 3-12. Variety of activities for students to try, probably more of an “extra” or at home site for practice.
http://www.daisymaths.com.au/aboutme.htm

An absolute must see site that comes from Ontario for grades 7, 8 and 9. Based on the Ontario Curriculum, but excellent resources that for the most part you could use as your main resource, or as a supplement.
http://www.curriculum.org/lms/tips4rm.html#grade7
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/studentsuccess/lms/tips4rm.html#grade78
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/studentsuccess/lms/index.html#grade7

This is the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics site. Very worthwhile to bookmark. Both the Early Years Journal, (Teaching Children Mathematics, which is available to every early years school), and Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, come from this organization. Would be very worthwhile if you can utilize some in-school budget dollars to access this journal for middle years schools.
http://www.nctm.org/

This site, PBS Online, has a search tool to find activities and lesson plans based on all grade levels from K-12, and topics. A vast resource tool to check out.
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/math.htm

The New Zealand Maths Numeracy Project. This site is quite extensive and offers activities, games, exemplars etc. for levels 1-6. Very worthwhile to look at even if you are teaching beyond these levels.
http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/numeracy/project_material.aspx

This is a very worthwhile site for all grade levels. This site includes many interactive activities in all strands to be played online.
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/

This site, E-Workshop from Ontario, is absolutely excellent for grades K-6. It provides ideas, activities, lessons, videos, professional development etc. in both Numeracy and Literacy. Definitely one to look at, and plan to spend a long time!
http://www.eworkshop.on.ca/cfmx/edu/core.cfm?p=home.cfm&L=1

I just stumbled upon this site after I had been to many of them within it. This site, Math for Everyone is for all grades. It is a “one stop shopping of math links”. It includes many of the links that I have listed here, as well as many other great sites. Direct links to math videos on Brainpop, coolmath, etc. In all, over 200 links shown in an easy to read chart format. Do not miss this one!
http://www.netrox.net/~labush/math.htm

Our own Provincial site, MECY, offers a wealth of material that you only need to download. It includes activities and games at both early and middle years, as well as a section on conceptual understanding of number.
http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/cur/math/index.htm

I am not actually sure where this site is located, but the Math Forum-Teacher’s Place has a wealth of activities, lesson plans, problems etc. all broken down into early, middle, senior and college level.
http://mathforum.org/teachers/

This site, webmath, is worthwhile to keep in mind to share with students. It is not set up as a game, but rather students can practice problems in almost every area of math in all grade levels. Great for those parents looking for “something” their kids can practice on. Good for K-12 and above.
http://www.webmath.com/index5.htm

This site, math webquests, is a great one with explanations of what a webquest is, links to math webquests, links to how to create a webquest etc. Certainly infuses technology into the math program, and kids have a blast participating.
http://www.wfu.edu/~mccoy/NCTM99/

This site comes out of Saskatoon, and is also full of math webquests for all grade levels, but be prepared to do some looking for those that are still available, and that all links still work. This can be frustrating, as often all but one link will work, but this site does list a lot of them.
http://www.sesd.sk.ca/teacherresource/webquest/math.htm#Elementary

This site, triple aaa math is another site great to pass on to those parents that want more “homework” (ok, I’m not a big homework person), but if there is internet access at home, this site is broken into grade levels (which may vary some to ours), and includes a wide variety of lesson plans and opportunities for kids to practice.
http://www.aaamath.com/index.htm

This site Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators provides an extensive list of links for some very worthwhile math sites, many of which have already been listed.
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/math.htm

Ok, I don’t know who has this kind of time, but this teacher has a PowerPoint for every learning outcome in her grade 7-math class! Keep in mind that they may not match exactly with our curriculum, but the PowerPoint’s are really very well done, and saves a ton of work by simply downloading. I certainly would have been taking advantage of this site when I was in the classroom with kids. (book the projector for the whole year!!!)
http://angiegallacher.googlepages.com/home

This site is another teacher’s homepage, Terri Hustad’s, and as it states, it is for new and not so new math teachers. This is a great site that is really teacher friendly including links, activities, problems etc. Take a look.
http://people.clarityconnect.com/webpages/terri/terri.htm

This site is a complete site of problems with answer keys to use with your students. Although it says it is for grades 4/5, I would suggest that many of them could be used at a much higher level.
http://www.rhlschool.com/math.htm

This is a cool webquest that your students can do in groups of three. Involves researching place value and designing their own number system. At the time that I found it, all links worked, but as in any webquest, worth checking. Includes the entire activity, black line masters, evaluation etc.
http://www.michielb.nl/maya/math.htm

This is a Canadian Problem Solving site that you simply must check out! It is broken down into specific grade levels, give hints, and solutions. The site is located at St. Francis Xavier University for grades 5-12. Has about 45-50 problems per grade level, so could easily use as a problem of the week.
http://www.michielb.nl/maya/math.htm

This is an interesting site, Countdown, in which specific math concepts are explained through short 4-7 minute video clips. Includes an expansive list of concepts.
http://countdown.luc.edu/index.htm

I have no problem finding information from someone else’s hardwork, and the Winnipeg School Division is large enough to have wonderful resources in Math, and all subject areas for that matter. Very worthwhile to check out.
http://www.wsd1.org/PC_Math/

http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.htm
A great math dictionary-about grades K-9 or higher?

http://www.ictgames.com/resources
I think this looks like a great site for interactive math activities about K-5 maybe.

http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Lessons/index.htm
A really terrific site that has activities for K-Calculus. You could run an entire K-12 school math program from here!

http://www.curriculum.org/tcf/teachers/projects/keyunderstandings.pdf
This paper is Canadian, and outlines Key Math Understandings in an elementary math class (K-8) that contains examples of anchor questions that can be used to provide a snapshot of students ability based on each strand.

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/secondary/math.htm
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/studentsuccess/lms/tips4rm.html#grade78
Ontario Senior Years Curriculum documents and resources.

http://www.sofweb.vic.edu.au/mys/research/MYNRP/webresources.htm
This site comes from the Australian Numeracy Project for Middle Years. I would definitely check this out as it includes some real rich problems solving activities that our kids really need. Open-ended, can be solved in a variety of ways, engage the kids, involve a variety of computations or strands etc.

http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/branches/aar/afl/aims_resource.shtml
If you are looking for assessments for your kids, this Saskatchewan site has multiple choice assessments, challenge assessments, and student exemplars of challenges for grades 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10.

http://www.mathcats.com/sitemap.htm
This site looks great with a variety of activities for all ages, K and up to about grade 8.

http://www.sasklearning.gov.sk.ca/docs/rubrics/math/mathrubs.htm
Online math rubrics that come from Saskatchewan for grades 5, 8 and 11.

http://www.wfu.edu/~mccoy/NCTM99/
Math webquests to infuse technology into your math class.

http://www.aimsedu.org/puzzle/index.htm
The aims site provides over 100 math puzzles in which students use math to solve them. They are categorized by type and give a variety ability levels. All ages—very differentiated, but not broken down by grade.

http://cte.jhu.edu/techacademy/web/2000/heal/mathsites.htm
This Cool Math Site has literally 1000’s of sites for games, puzzles, problems etc for K-12 and above. One stop shopping at it’s best!

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivitySearch.aspx
This site is part of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Gives a variety of activities and lessons for K-12 across the strands.

http://www.esd112.org/smerc/mpat_detail.htm
This site gives a variety of math performance assessment tasks and rubrics for grades K-10.

http://score.kings.k12.ca.us/resources.htm
Many, many online resources for K-12.

http://www.curiousmath.com/index.php?name=Topics
Curious math offers answers to some of those tricks!

http://www.aaamath.com/
Triple AAA Math offers all kinds of practice for K-8.

http://www.edhelper.com/mathbox.htm
Make your own puzzle worksheets!

http://www.allmath.com/
K-12 resources, games etc.

http://www.math.hmc.edu/funfacts/
Math Fun Facts for middle and senior years.

http://quickmath.com/
Solves problems from algebra to calculus. An online calculator.

http://coolmath.com/home.htm
Lots of activities, problems and support for grade 7 and up.

http://www.bmlc.ca/Pre-Calculus%20Math%2040s.htm
This site is the BEST for Grade 12 Pre-Calculus, matches Manitoba curriculum.


Fine Arts

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/irp_fa.htm
Fine Arts site from British Columbia.

http://www.education.gov.ab.ca/k_12/curriculum/bySubject/finearts/default.asp
Fine Arts site from Alberta.

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/secondary/arts.htm
Fine Arts site from Ontario.

https://sapps.ednet.ns.ca/Cart/items.php?CA=2&UID=20071019101940216.55.216.207
Fine Arts site from Nova Scotia.

http://www.nationhood.ca/
Telling Stories: Narratives of nationhood.

http://www.gnb.ca/0000/publications/curric/vacok-8.pdf
Ontario K-8 visual arts outcomes.

http://www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/sp/shartlist.htm
Fine Arts K-12 site from Newfoundland.

http://www.gov.pe.ca/educ/index.php3?number=74898&lang=E
PEI Arts Ed Site-Music.

http://www.curriculum.org/tcf/teachers/projects/kindergarten.shtml
A Kindergarten Music unit.

http://www.artsalive.ca/en/mus/index.asp
Arts Alive-Music. Students learn about the orchestra, composers etc.

http://www.nga.gov/kids/zone/zone.htm
The Art Zone—interactive art that you can make online.

http://www.brigantine.atlnet.org/GigapaletteGALLERY/websites/ARTiculationFinal/MainPages/index.htm
Articulation—learning to look at art.

http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/smartkids/
Kids learn to look at art in different ways.

http://www.musictheory.net/index.htm
This site has a number of lessons in music theory.

http://www.playmusic.org/
A great site for kids to listen to music, write music, play games etc.

http://www2.siba.fi/Kulttuuripalvelut/music.htm
One web site full of music resources….many, many links.

http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/music/k-12music/
K-12 Resources for Music Education.


Senior Years Business Sites

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/irp.htm
This is the British Columbia Dept. of Ed Website with curriculums listed

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/secondary/business.htm
This is the Ontario Dept. of Ed Website with curriculums listed.

http://www.education.gov.ab.ca/k%5F12/curriculum/bySubject/cts/
This is the Alberta Dept. of Ed Website with curriculums listed.

http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/account/accounting2003/index.htm
http://www.sasklearning.gov.sk.ca/branches/curr/evergreen/prac_arts.shtml
These are the Saskatchewan Accounting courses.

https://sapps.ednet.ns.ca/Cart/items.php?CA=3&UID=20071019101940216.55.216.207
These are the Nova Scotia business courses listed.

http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/ed_acc801.pdf
This is the PEI Accounting course.

http://www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/sp/economic_edu.htm
These are the Newfoundland business courses.


Physical Education/Health Sites

http://www.mpeta.ca/pd.htm
Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association

http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/educators/lessons/five-foods/fivefoods-actmeetfoods.as
Educators journey into nutrition.

http://www.olympic.ca/EN/index.shtml
Canadian Olympic Site

http://www.edhelper.com/nutrition.htm
Nutrition theme unit.

http://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/searchresults.asp?category=52
This site is full of lesson plans and activities for PE Classes K-8.

http://www.wsd1.org/PC_PhysEd/Curriculum%20in%20Motion.htm
The Curriculum in Motion site for each grade level, grade 1-6

http://www.sportmanitoba.ca/
The Sport Manitoba Site.

http://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=1784
A site full of Field Day activities, for grades K-5.

http://www.gov.mb.ca/healthyschools/foodinschools/index.htm
Healthy foods in schools site.

http://www.pembinatrails.ca/program/physicaleducation/
This Pembina Trails Site offers many, many links to great PE-Health sites.

http://www.gov.mb.ca/healthyliving/index.htm
Manitoba Healthy Living Site.

http://www.pecentral.com/
PE Central offers a large selection of links, resources etc.

http://www.cahperd.ca/
Canadian Association Health and Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

http://www.bam.gov/
BAM-Body and Mind site includes topics in health, physical activity, games, safety etc.

http://www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/sp/phy_edu.htm
Newfoundland PE Curricula.

http://www.safehealthyschools.org/
Community and Schools Promoting Health.

http://healthteacher.com/
This site has lessons and activities for health classes from K-12.


Technology Sites

http://www.theteachersguide.com/InteractiveSitesSmartboard.htm
This site gives lots of links for using the smart board in the classroom across the curriculum.

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/designpatterns/all.htm
Web quest design patterns.

http://www.geocities.com/GradeOne_ca/Lessons/createyourown.htm
Step by step to create your own webpage.

http://webquest.org/index.php
A site dedicated to web quests; explanation, links, and where to find developed web quests.

http://www.curriculum.org/tcf/teachers/projects/medialitmulti.shtml
This is a Curriculum Services Canada Unit that is entitled Media Literacy within the Multicultural Classroom, for Grades 5-8.

http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/tech/index.htm
This is the MECY link.

http://www.pampetty.com/technology.htm#Social%20Studies
An entire site entitled, Technology in the Classroom.

http://www.mightycool.com/
Making the Web “cool”, full of quotes, jokes and more.

http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/
This site will make your puzzles customized.

http://ginaotto.com/technologysites.htm
A site with many links for K-12 technology sites.

http://www.4teachers.org/
This site is solely dedicated to teaching with technology.

http://www.microsoft.com/Education/LessonPlans.mspx
Microsoft lesson plans for K-12 across the curriculums.

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/webquestwebquest-hs-eng.htm
A webquest about webquests!

http://www.gamequarium.com/
This is a great game site for K-6. It also includes some really good Technology Tutorials as well for teachers or kids such as Digital Storytelling, Movie Maker 2 etc.

http://www.cpsb.org/resources/cbt/CBT_06-07/station%20activites/Anchoring/description.htm
Link for an activity differentiating instruction using technology.

http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic73.htm
Graphic organizers to use in the classroom to help you differentiate the instruction using technology. A great way to infuse technology!

http://www.lmsd.org/staff/techmentor/podcast/DI_Tech_Handout.pdf
Technology and Differentiating Instruction, many links that really infuse technology with best practice in the DI classroom.

http://www.rrsd.mb.ca/rrsd/pages/teachers.htm
Rolling River School Division links including some Literacy with ICT links across the subject areas.


Power Mechanics Sites

http://rbrussell.org/power.htm
R B Russell Vocational School-Power Mech Program

http://www.brf.org/curriculum/maps/teched/files/powermech.htm
Black River Falls Power Mechanics course 12.

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos198.htm
US Dept. of labor-small engine mechanics.

http://www.abbysenior.com/mechanics/
Automotive Mechanics Department of Victoria High School.

http://www.education.gov.ab.ca/k%5F12/curriculum/bySubject/cts/mechanics/
Alberta Mechanics Strand, curriculum documents.

http://www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/sp/sh/TechEd_Indarts/power_mech_2103/pm2103_full.pdf
Newfoundland power mechanics course outline.


Differentiated Instruction Sites

http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/ILSpage.htm
An online learning tool to determine learning styles.

http://www.frsd.k12.nj.us/rfmslibrarylab/di/differentiated_instruction.htm
Must check out—a hotlist of links.

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/di.htm
Many more links, online tests for learning styles as well as sample units that are already differentiated.

http://www.teach-nology.com/tutorials/teaching/differentiate/planning/
How to plan to differentiate instruction: with links to strategies for K-12.

http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic73.htm
Graphic organizers to use in the classroom to help you differentiate the instruction using technology. A great way to infuse technology!

http://help4teachers.com/samples2.htm
This site, Dr.Kathy Nunley’s site of Layered Curriculum has literally 100’s and 100’s of lessons at all grade levels across many curricula ALREADY layered for you. Don’t re-do what someone has already done! This site is American however, so history sites reflect that, still a MUST see for resources.

http://wblrd.sk.ca/~bestpractice/index.htm
This is a Regina based site, Best Practices for teaching in a differentiated classroom really shows you what it is as well as how assessment looks.

http://ideanet.doe.state.in.us/exceptional/gt/tiered_curriculum/welcome.htm
Wow, a great resource on the Tiered Curriculum for Math, ELA and Science by readiness, interest and learning style for K-10.

http://www.wholeschooling.net/WS/Links/WSCLX3AuthTch.htm
This site, Providing Authentic Multi-level Instruction, is full of other great links and one that will support you whether your classes are multi-level or not,

http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/virtualwkshp/virtualwkshp006.shtml
A virtual workshop on differentiating instruction in your classrooms. Go through the workshop to learn more.

http://www.funlessonplans.com/reading_lesson_plans/links.htm
Links to many more sites including some on literature circles.

http://www.riveredgeschools.org/Sites/Differientated_Instruction.htm
More links, most of which I think have already been listed.

http://www.lmsd.org/staff/techmentor/podcast/DI_Tech_Handout.pdf
Technology and Differentiating Instruction, many links that really infuse technology with best practice in the DI classroom.


Literacy with ICT – Teacher Picks

The following are teacher tried and true resources that can be used to support Literacy with ICT

Language Arts

http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/spelling.htm
Spelling Wizard: This is a fun way to practice spelling or word wall words online. Students can make their own word search or word scramble.

http://www.readwritethink.org/index.asp
Read-Write-Think: The student materials in language arts are fantastic, but there are many more topics, activities and links…something for everyone!

http://www.raz-kids.com/
Leveled Reading K-6: This site has online leveled books for students to read. You need to buy a membership and then it has some neat features, like tracking your students reading and comprehension.

Math

http://nlvm.usu.ed u/en/nav/vlibrary.html
Math Manipulatives: The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives features a lot of terrific math activities for your students to practice important skills in number, graphing, patterning, and other areas. We use this site in our numeracy program.

http://www.daisymaths.com.au/
Daisy Maths 4: This is an excellent math program for early years students. It can be installed on the computers in your classroom or your students’ home computers.

http://arcytech.org/java/b10blocks/b10blocks.html
Base 10 Math: Check out this excellent program that allows students to break apart and combine base ten blocks. It’s great for adding and subtracting!

Social Studies

www.histori.ca
Historical Canada: Over 200 lesson plans on various topics dealing with Canadian history and social studies. The website also contains everything you need to know to put on your own Historical Fair.

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/
Journey North: In this project, students in grades 3 – 8 track the migratory patterns of different animals species and share their field observations with other classrooms. The project database allows students to search for the sightings of a certain animal and then map its migration route.

Science

http://www.k12science.org/currichome.htm
CIESE online classroom projects: Math/Science interdisciplinary projects, grouped into four categories; collaborative projects, partner projects, real-time data projects, and projects using primary sources and archived collections.

General

http://www.busyteacherscafe.com
Busy Teacher’s Café: Lots of great resources for K-6 teachers.

http://www.rubrics4teachers.com
Rubrics for Teachers: Many rubrics for use in early and middle years classrooms.

http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php
Log on as a guest and create great printable rubrics for any subject area and grade.

Epals Classroom Exchange

http://www.epals.com
The site offers collaborative projects that students can join, as well as tools for creating projects and contacting other students worldwide. The projects cover all curricula and span many age groups. You must register your class to do this, but there is no charge.

http://www.gaggle.net
Gaggle Student Email: This is a great site to obtain free email service for your class. It is safe and easy to use. It has a great filtering system.

Places for Kids

* Room 108 an educational activity centre for kids
* First Student Kids Fun and Games for Kids
* K-8 Kids Place


Assessment

Fort La Bosse Student Assessment and Evaluation Manual

Fort La Bosse Teacher Supervision and Evaluation

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/classroom_assessment/abouthand.htm
BC classroom assessment descriptions

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/perf_stands/
British Columbia performance standards for reading, writing, numeracy, social responsibility and ICT integration.

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/reportcards/templates/
BC Report Cards

http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/assess/index.htm
Manitoba Assessment and Evaluation Page

http://www.gov.pe.ca/educ/index.php3?number=74874&lang=E
Pan Canadian Assessment Site

http://www.rubrics4teachers.com/archive.php
Many, many rubrics to choose from.

http://cms.curriculum.edu.au/assessment/default.asp
An assessment for learning site from Australia.

http://www.tki.org.nz/r/assessment/exemplars/index_e.php
This New Zealand site gives a number of curriculum exemplars for all core subjects.

http://ednet.edc.gov.ab.ca/k_12/testing/achievement/default.asp#previoustests
Alberta assessment site-includes narrative writing exemplars for grades 3, 6, and 9.

http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/orbit/classroom_assess_editor.htm
http://www.aac.ab.ca/assesspublic.htm
Orbit magazine with a number of articles on assessment.

http://www.lrsd.net/N4/420.asp

Assessment material from Alberta with rubrics from many subject areas and grade levels. A very worthwhile read.

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/secondary/progplan912curr.pdf

Louis Riel School Division Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting for K-12.

http://www.curriculum.org/tcf/teachers/projects/assessment.pdf

The Ontario curriculum 9-12, Program Planning and Assessment.

http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/RR/database/RR.09.97/gauthier2.htm

A model of standards based assessment.

http://www.teachnet.com/how-to/endofyear/personalcomments061400.htm

Performance stations in math.

http://www.bigwave.com.au/reports/bigsample.htm

Report card comments.

http://www.thecanadianteacher.com/tools/assessment/

More report card comments for specific subjects.

http://www.bcpl.net/~sullivan/modules/tips/i-search/dailyassm.htm

The Canadian Teacher-Assessment Generators.

http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/print.cgi/Resources/Evaluation/Alternative_Assessment.htm

Daily assessment tools such as exit slips, reflective paragraphs, sentence starters for learning logs etc.

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/assess.htm

Alternative forms of assessment.

http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/webdesign/assessment_techniques.htm

Kathy Schrock offers many assessment tools on this site with an explanation of each.

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/teachertools.htm#assess

Assessment tools and techniques that can be implemented effortlessly.

http://www.uncp.edu/etc/webpage/assessment_(classroom).htm

Many, many assessment tools and links.

http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/teachtip.htm#assessment

Descriptions of a variety of assessment tools and strategies.

http://www.rubrician.com/

This site offers some excellent information on classroom based assessment, rubrics, tests, etc.

http://www.frontiersd.mb.ca/divisional.asp?MainSubCatID=88

Links and samples of many, many rubrics across all subject areas.

http://www.hsd.ca/curriculumsupport/literacy/literacy.htm

Frontier School Division’s Reading and Writing Continuum K-8.


Professional Development

Manitoba Education and Youth Professional Learning
Total Teacher Wellness
The Association for Supervison & Curriculum Development
Stress Tips and Strategies
Prince Charles Education Resource Centre
Year At a Glance Search and Registration System
Manitoba Educational Events Calendar