Online help for students
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For secondary students, a great resource is the Ask a Teacher site from the Independent Learning Centre. All Ontario high school students can take advantage of free support, including online tutoring in in English and sciences (grades 9-12) and math (grades 11-12), helpful study and homework aids (e.g. an online scientific calculator, interactive periodic table, science and mathematics glossary), and virtual seminars on math, science and research skills.
Free math tutoring now available online
Math students in grades 7 to 10 can now access live, interactive online math help by visiting Homework Help, free, real-time math tutoring by certified Ontario teachers.
Students can log in from Sunday to Thursday, between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m. for individualized confidential math tutoring. There are discussion rooms for each grade where students can join and see what questions other students are asking, watch the tutors draw on the whiteboard – and ask their own question for on-the-spot help.
Students will also find 24/7 discussion rooms, video lessons and commonly asked questions. Other online math resources include math games and a virtual locker, where students can save their work.
Homework Help is a project funded by the Ministry of Education.
Ontario Educational Resource Bank (OERB)
The OERB gives teachers, students and parents of public school systems (public and catholic) access to thousands of online resources to support student learning. Users can search the database by keyword, topic, course and course expectations. Resources exist for students in all grades and in a variety of formats (e.g. interactive, document, pdf, multimedia). The database is continually added to by the Ministry of Education and educators.
Contact your child's school's librarian to obtain password information.