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Educational Resources

These resources are regularly being updated, and are provided to help students in their learning. 

LearnNowBC is a fantastic site with practice tests, live online tutoring and more for all grades. You need to set up your own account, but it’s free to all BC students, all you need to sign up is your PEN number. This is completely aligned with BC curriculum.

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Internet Safety

RCMP Guide to Internet Safety

Internet Radio
How to Study (Parent High School Resource) - http://www.studygs.net/

Middle School/High School General

General Reference Material - 22,000 verified internet research pages - https://www.albertacore.ca/access/home.do
Research Technology http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/ - Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age
Youth Culture https://www.cpyu.org/Page.aspx?id=179259 - The Centre for Parent/Youth Understanding
Random Facts http://www.refdesk.com/ - Internet fact checker
Dictionary - http://www.macmillandictionary.com/

Encyclopedia The Canadian Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia Encyclopedia.com
Encyclopedia http://www.biography.com - Detailed, accurate biographies
Encyclopedia http://www.mediahistory.umn.edu/ - Media History from petroglyphs to pixels

Research Google Scholar - Can be helpful, but MUST be used properly More info here.
Research Microsoft Academic Research Database
Research Open J-Gate - Database of over 5,000 journals
Research Informine - Free access to a lot of Academic websites
Research http://dawsoncreek.bclibrary.ca/find-articles/databases-start-your-research-here#Encyclopedias
Research Ebsco Host - Premium Research Database (need a Dawson Creek Library Card)
Research Eric - Premier Research Resource with many full text journal articles
Research http://www.ipl.org/ - Internet Research Database for a broad range of topics
Research Canadian Government Publications
Research http://publications.gc.ca/site/eng/search/advancedSearch.html - Search Government of Canada Publications

Media Literacy

Human Rights - http://harvardhrj.com/ (Harvard Journal of Human Rights)
Human Rights - http://www.str.org/ - Stand to Reason

New media Cite Seers X Database  - University of Arkansas, King Saud University, National University of Singapore
New media Canadian Journal of Communication
New media Australian journal of Media Studies
New media Global Media Journal Canadian Edition or American Edition
New media http://firstmonday.org - University of Illinois (excellent for social network research!)
New media Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication  - University of Calgary
New media International Journal of communication - University of Southern California
New media International Journal of Internet Science - Explores the Social Impact of the Internet
New media Insights - University of British Columbia.
New media http://www.mediatropes.com/index.php/Mediatropes/issue/archive - McLuhan Research (U of T)
New media http://www.mcluhan.utoronto.ca/research_publications.htm

Marshall Mcluhan
http://beforebefore.net/80f/s11/media/mcluhan.pdf  (full book - Understanding Media: the extensions of man)

English Language Arts

How to Write a Research Essay - Online Book by William Badke, TWU

http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/ - Out of Print and Copyright Free Books online
The Book Room - Online books, complete works of poetry and other Literature research.
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ - Guide to Grammar and Writing
http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/p180-list.html - One hundred and Eighty Poems for study.
http://www.unesco.org/education/tlsf/TLSF/theme_d/mod19/uncom19t02.htm - Story Telling Lessons
Unesco Publications and Research
http://www.teslcanadajournal.ca/index.php/tesl - Languages Research


General Math Help
Learn Now BC Math Help - Excellent Video Lessons for BC Students!
https://www.khanacademy.org/exercisedashboard - Math Video tutorials (tracks your progress!)
http://www.math.com/ - online help for all things math!
http://www.clarku.edu/~djoyce/trig/ - Trigonomitry Help
http://www.mathmaster.org/home/ - LOTS of video tutorials for many Math concepts.
BC.exambank.com A website where students can write online practice exams for Math 8 -12. This is completely aligned with BC curriculum, however this is a pay site.
BCMath.ca - Another good free site with lessons on many math topics from grade 7 – 12. Be careful, although it has the names of the new courses, it’s aligned with the old curriculum so you’ll have to do a bit of hunting on your own to find the topic you’re looking for.
IXL.com - Another pay site with exams and assignment on math courses from K-10. It is aligned with the new BC curriculum.
Just Math Tutorials - Links to numerous videos demonstrating how to solve problems from all areas of high school and college math.
MathTV - Video tutorials on solving problems from algebra through calculus
Formula Sheets - Algebra, Trig, and Calculus “Cheat Sheets” of formulas and class notes.
Interactive Math Lessons - The mathematics here is presented with short explanations, interactive examples and demonstrations. Topics include algebra, logarithms, trigonometry, complex numbers, statistics and calculus. Use this site to review a topic or to learn something new. Lots of ads though.
Math Mistakes - Flash cards and other resources for increasing math skills from algebra through calculus.
S.O.S Math - A free resource for math review material from Algebra to Differential Equations.
SAT Prep – Algebra Resources Galore
Open Education Database – A huge database of free online Math courses ranging from high school through university level. Students may find useful courses on Algebra, AP Calculus (AB and BC), Arithmetic etc
Online Math Courses – Another site with more free online Math courses.

Pre-Calculus 11 Video Lessons
http://www.screencast.com/t/dTe9O4Nyo - Quadratic Equations (Pre Calculus 11)

Pre-Calculus 12 Video Lessons

Principles of Math 12 Video Lessons

Financial Literacy


https://www.khanacademy.org/science/core-finance - Core concepts in Investment knowledge


Chemistry 11/12 -  
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry - Video tutorials on many topics
https://sites.google.com/site/chem11atcalc/unit-1-skills-and-process - Outstanding Guided Lessons for Each unit in Chem 11

Physics 11/12 

Biology 11/12 
http://www.studycowichan.ca/video-support-page-for-biology-12 - Incredible Biology 12 Video Support by Unit
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology - Video tutorials (must search)
Learn now BC - Video Science Tutorials for BC Students

General Science

http://apps.exploratorium.edu - Radom Cool Science Sites!
Research: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
Research: Journals published by NPR research
Research: http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/
Research: http://www.scirus.com/srsapp/
Research: http://www.getcited.org/

Social Studies and History

Metis Museum A comprehensive chronicle of traditional Métis history and culture
Canadian History about eras, politics, people, places, documents, culture, maps, war and videos.
Canadian Encyclopedia Historica - traditional information as well as time lines.
Civilization.ca A fascinating look at various museum "displays," from our leading Canadian Museums.

Population Pyramids Select the country and the year to get population pyramids, or look at global trends or country summaries.
Unesco Publications and Research
http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org - Documents and Speeches from Germany's History - 1500ce-2009


http://library.generousgiving.org/ - A website devoted to the spiritual art of generosity.
http://www.urbana.org/ - A website dedicated to urban and global missions.
http://slaverymap.org/ - interactive map that keeps track of known slavery incidences across the world
http://www.notforsalecampaign.org/ - fighting the global slave trade
Finding God Amid the Garbage
YWAM - Youth with a Mission
www.gfa.org - Gospel for Asia


www.biblegateway.org - Standard Multi-version Online Bible.
http://biblos.com/ - Online Bible + Strong's Concordance + Greek and Hebrew Lexicons + Commentaries + many other great tools.
http://www.bible.cc - Online parallel bible, lexicon and concordance.
http://www.blueletterbible.org - Resource for bible study and devotionals.
http://refbible.com/b/banner.htm - a biblical history of flags
Where Did Bible Chapter and Verse Numbers come from?

Culture and Christianity

http://www.ojccc.org/ - Journal of christian Communication and Culture - Moody Bible Institute
www.qideas.org - Website about the Gospel, Christianity, and contemporary culture.
http://www.ntgateway.com/ - Gateway site for all things "New Testament".
http://reknew.org/resource/essays/ - Essays written from an Anabaptist perspective
http://thegospelcoalition.org/ - Articles and Essays written from a broad range of evangelical perspectives
http://theresurgence.com/  - essays, videos and articles written from a broad evangelical and reformed perspective
http://ntwrightpage.com/ - Essays and Articles by N.T Wright, the Former Bishop of Durham
http://acommonplace.mcc.org/ - Mennonite Central Committee
http://enrichmentjournal.ag.org/ - Assemblies of God Journal on Various Theological Topics

Music Production

www.therecordingrevolution.com - A website dedicated to educating recording musicians through worship music
http://edmprod.com/ - A website about all things EDM!
http://www.homestudiocorner.com/blog/ - All about Recording and touring
http://bedroomproducersblog.com/ - Reviews and Loads of Free plugins
http://www.behindthemixer.com/ - A website dedicated to all things Church Audio!

http://www.masteringtuition.com/ - A nicely detailed step-by-step walkthrough of the mastering process
www.productionadvice.co.uk - A website dedicated to all things Mastering
www.levityproject.com - Local Mixing and Mastering Engineer