A to Z of being an OT

A to Z of being an OT

Being an Occasional Teacher can be challenging. In this section you’ll find a variety of resources to assist you that are not specifically related to the curriculum. Here you’ll find information on everything from coping with stress to Employment Insurance.

Caring and Safe Schools in Ontario

A document for educators to help address issues of student behavior through instruction and interventions that help maintain safe and caring school environments.

Caring and Safe Schools in Ontario

The Work-Life Balance Basics: 10 Stress-Busting Tips for Teachers Suggestions for teachers on managing workload and personal life.

Suggestions for teachers on managing workload and personal life.

The Work-Life Balance Basics: 10 Stress-Busting Tips for Teachers

From Chaos to Coherence: Managing Stress While Teaching

This article offers tips to teachers for dealing with stress.

From Chaos to Coherence: Managing Stress While Teaching

Safe and Accepting Schools

A number of resources and supports developed by the Ontario Ministry of Education related to Safe and Accepting Schools policies.

Safe and Accepting Schools

Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers

Provides tips on mindfulness for teachers.

Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers

10 Tips to Help Your Teaching Placement Go Smoothly

Teachers share their wisdom on how to make a good impression while on a teaching placement.

10 Tips to Help Your Teaching Placement Go Smoothly

TeachOntario

TeachOntario is a new community website created by TVO, OTF and the Ministry of Education. The site features content created by Ontario teachers for Ontario teachers. Registration is required to share, collaborate and exchange knowledge with other educators from across the province.

TeachOntario

Sample Professional Teaching Portfolios

This website has some examples of teaching portfolios. Verify with your School Board if there is an expectation to produce a teaching portfolio when attending an interview as this practice varies across the province of Ontario. Never use students pictures without parental permission.

Sample Professional Teaching Portfolios

Concussion Protocol and Tools

The Ontario Physical Education Safety Guidelines has concussion information and procedures for the components of prevention, identification and management. These areas are always evolving with new research. Make sure to check your Board’s policies and procedures on this matter.

Concussion Protocol and Tools

Creating Asthma Friendly Environments

The goal of this website is to provide recommendations and resources for organizations to develop asthma friendly and supportive environments for children and youth.

Creating Asthma Friendly Environments