This tool will help both students and parents to keep in touch about the night's assigned homework, as well as upcoming assignments and tests.
Want to make a flow chart, mind map, or fishbone diagram, but hate drawing by hand? Here is a tool for doing it on your computer. Neat, clear, and easy.
Having trouble figuring out an idiom in something you have read? Or are you reaching toward using an idiom, but forget exactly how it goes? This will help.
Research and Reading
Want a book but cannot find it in the school library? Don't despair! Free books abound at any number of Gatineau Public Library locations. They also have plenty of e-books available for download.
A wicked resource for students to further their own engagement with visual texts. Want to practice decoding visual media and videos? This is a great place to start!
Want to try your hand at creating a Kahoot for the class to do as part of your project? Or maybe want a fun way to quiz your friends before exams? Try making your own Kahoot: they are fun and easy to make.
If you ever want extra practice in any key area of English grammar or writing, this site has a great collection of worksheets, games and activities, scaled by grade level and divided by category.
Want to create your very own infographic quickly and easily? Try exploring this powerful tool to communicate your ideas, thoughts, or feelings with images.
Another resource for reaching ahead, catching up, or reinforcing learning you have done while you are away from class. Simply pick the area you want to work on, and self-direct your learning.
Whether looking for a book for a project or for your spare time, this is a huge collection of free e-books – mostly books that have no copyright protection due to being classics of English literature.
Are you creating a presentation (video or slideshow), and feel uncomfortable talking in front of the class? Use this wicked tool to create your own voice-over in advance, and take the stage-fright and risk out of presenting!
This tool makes creating word clouds easy and gives you just the right amount of control to create a powerful, creative image out of words.
My English Youtube channel, which has a collection of curated choices for students who enjoy thinking about language critically.
Want to dive deeper into poetry, or are you having trouble finding poetry that speaks to you? This is a great collection, easily searchable by theme.
This is a fantastic tool for students to keep up with news while increasing their literacy skills.