The Ontario Educational Software Service offers quality educational
software and CD-ROMs to Ontario public and separate school boards, First
Nation education authorities, and publicly-funded university faculties of
education. This software is recommended for licensing by the Ontario
Software Acquisition Program Advisory Committee (OSAPAC) and licensed
by the Ontario Ministry of Education.
OESS provides software for all subject areas and grade levels.
Subjects include art, auto mechanics, business, calculus, chemistry, computer
studies, decision-making, dissection, ecology, French, geography,
geometry, health, history, jobsearch, language arts (reading comprehension,
grammar, punctuation, writing skills) math, music, nutrition, physics, problem
solving, science, social studies, technology, and trigonometry. Some software
packages are interdisciplinary.
OESS also offers keyboarding, word processing, desktop publishing,
spreadsheet, database, accounting, and telecommunications software to
prepare students for the contemporary world of business.