Online resources listed on this page have been designed for use by K-12 students. In terms of content and reading level, these resources are appropriate for students at the primary / elementary / secondary level(s).
All of these resources are licenced and available through the University of Toronto Libraries. To access the resources, you will need to log in with your UTORid and password.
Some of these resources are also licenced and available online through public libraries or school board libraries. Check with your associate teacher for additional information.
Tumblebook Library is an engaging and interactive online collection of animated talking picture books for primary and junior level students. Tumblebook Library includes additional resources such as lesson plans, quizzes, and activities.
Visual Thesaurus is an online thesaurus and dictionary of over 145,000 words which generates interactive concept maps. This resource is recommended for visual learners at the intermediate and secondary levels.
Canada in Context is a database for intermediate and secondary students. It includes magazine and newspaper articles, videos, sound files, images, and more on topics including Canadian history, government, geography, literature, science, and popular culture.
Media Smarts is a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization for digital and media literacy. In addition to providing many freely available lesson plans, activities, games, and quizzes, the site includes a number of licensed online modules and tutorials, available through the University of Toronto Libraries. Two examples include:
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