Top 16 Canadian Educational Websites for Students, Teachers, & Parents
School is a rite of passage for every Canadian kid. We all have good and some not-so-good memories of sitting in classrooms, working in groups for projects, and (sometimes) cramming for a test for the next day.
This list of 16 Canadian educational websites is geared towards helping everyone involved in a kid’s pathway to learning: teachers, parents, and most importantly, the students themselves.
See our list to find resources for subjects, supplies, classroom ideas, games and lesson plans for all of your Canadian educational needs.
A network for educators who are passionate about advancing ideas for greater student and teacher engagement within the public education system. The CEA conducts its own research and promotes through websites, social media and workshops for all educators in Canada.
A conversational blog about what’s going on in the world of Canadian education. Readers are encouraged to comment and join discussion for lively, informed conversation about critical issues and track emerging trends within the education system.
This is an excellent resource site for teachers. There is a comprehensive job board and search engine for all of Canada, as well as information about salaries and resume tips for prospective teachers.
The Canadian Homeschooler is focused on sharing Canadian materials, curriculum, products, and websites that are relevant and useful to families for their home education journeys. This blog was developed in response to the need for Canadian homeschooling material and has become popular for all homeschoolers across our great country.
This website is the best all-round resource for teachers and students. There are countless links and ideas for lesson plans, activities, books, and education tools for grades K-12 in Canada. Also, their book fairs are a timeless event for all elementary school kids.
Dean Shareski is a Community Manager for Discovery Education Canada and his blog focuses on his passion for learning and how to make better schools for kids. Dean is an advocate for using the latest technology for educating both teachers and students in the classroom.
This is a great site for parents in Western Canada who choose to homeschool their kids. There are many categories for subjects, ages, grades and resources, as well as links for supplies and educational tools.
Ms. L teaches grades 7 to 10 in Manitoba and her blog is a hotspot for teaching ideas, resources sorted by subject area, and “whole brain teaching.” Her writing style is fun and encouraging and her tone is perfect for new teachers.
The OFTP site focuses on teaching parents to be teachers of their own kids. They are an advocacy and support group that is run by volunteers who share their knowledge and stories about teaching children at home.
This is one of Canada’s leading EdTech strategists, who that believes in “Connecting to Success”. Their mission is to transform learning by inspiring and sharing innovative best practices and success stories in the Canadian education landscape.
Tamara’s site is loaded with teaching ideas on organization, planning, classroom management, and most importantly, fun! There are thousands of links and resources for almost every educational need.
This online forum is a great way for all teachers to share and discuss educational topics, lesson plans, jobs and more! There are no dumb questions here – the community is all about sharing and caring for teachers across Canada.
Mark Carbone is an educator from Cambridge, Ontario and is passionate about technology in education and technology-enabled learning. Mark’s many posts are about educational learning and change, and his personal musings are wonderful to read and learn from.
This blog is written by Dr. Alec Couros, a professor of educational technology and media at the Faculty of Education, University of Regina, who explores the educational uses of blogging and podcasting, as well as provides many resources for teaching, learning, democratic media, and digital citizenship.
Social media is prevalent in and out of the classroom. This website gives students practical information and support in regards to getting pictures/videos of themselves removed from online sources, dealing with peers who are distributing these pictures/videos, and provides counselling support.
Aviva is a grade one teacher and loves to blog about her classroom reflections. She encourages her readers to participate in her online discussions about teaching and technology. Aviva’s musings offer a lot for teachers to think about and she asks a lot of questions that promote critical thought about education.
All of these websites share one thing in common: Canadians have a passion for learning.
Education never stops, even when kids leave the classroom. These bloggers love to learn and truly want to teach kids the subjects and life lessons that will enrich their lives for years to come. The resources compiled in this list truly show the dedication of our Canadian educators to the young minds of tomorrow.
Did we miss any? Tell us your “can’t miss” Canadian Educational websites in the replies.