Learning Resources for Adults

Moving On Up

Hosted by the Dartmouth Literacy Network, free and interactive elearning modules for communications, ALP and GED math.

GFC Global

Modules to help you learn about reading, writing, numeracy, computer literacy, essential life and work skills.

Khan Academy

Math, science, grammar, grammar, and history from grade 1 through to college preparation.

BBC Skillswise

Videos and downloadable worksheets to help adult learners improve their reading, writing and numeracy.

Learning About the Mikmaw   Fact sheets, resources guides, and videos on a range of subject areas including math, science, history and more.

Reading, Writing, Grammar & Spelling

Moving On Up Communications  Four modules based on stories written by Nova Scotia learners.

IXL Nova Scotia English Language Arts  Reading and writing lessons and resources for grades 1-12.

GCF Reading & Writing

The 5 paragraph essay

Khan Academy Grammar



Learning English with CBC Video clips and interactive questions

ISL Collective Downloadable ESL/EAL worksheets with a focus on grammar, vocabulary, videos and powerpoints. Materials for all levels, children to adult.  

English as an Additional Language

Canadian Language Benchmarks

Online Canadian Language Benchmarks Practice Tests Reading and listening tests; for self-assessment and practice only

Practice English On Your Own Ideas for self-study

Language Education at a Distance Includes links to interactive listening and speaking activities


Canadian History and Social Studies

Secret Life of Canada highlights the people, places and stories that didn’t make it into school textbooks. Explore the history of people of colour, Black and Indigenous Canadias, and immigrants.

Canada: The Story of Us Ten episodes focused on the diverse people, places and events that shaped Canada.

Canada’s History  All ages site with stories, media, timelines, and other resources focused on telling Canadian stories.

Canadian Social Studies Supersite Links to a range of resources for children and adults.



Being Black in Canada is an all ages CBC site focused on the stories and experiences of Black Canadians. Includes breaking news, profiles of famous Black Canadians, links to books, media, and archival resources.

The Book of Negroes is a six-part series about the journey of a child stolen from Africa and forced into slavery in Canada. Filmed in Nova Scotia!

Learning About the Mikmaw Links to fact sheets, resource guides, and videos in a range of subject areas including math, science, history and more.

Everything Indigenous CBC profiles contemporary media exploring the Indigenous experience across Canada, from docs to interviews to dramas.




Khan Academy Science

All About Cells & Your Body Systems

The Nature of Things

Ocean School  Free daily activities for Gr. 7 to 9 but everyone will love a 360 degree video about why sharks are awesome and more!

Steve Spangler Science  A new experiment every day for 50 days!




Moving On Up Level II Math

Moving On Up GED Math

NSCC ALP Level1-IV & GED Math Video lessons beginning with ALP I-III, but primary focus is on algebra, geometery and trigonometry

IXL Nova Scotia math  Lessons and resources for grades 1-12.

GCF Math

Khan Academy Math

Math Antics  Videos featuring super teacher Jeremy who explains math concepts in a fun, helpful way

Homeschool Math  Free math worksheets, lessons, online math games lists, ebooks & curriculum guide.

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Rocket Languages

Learn dozens of languages including American Sign Language (ASL)