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A New Reality: Getting Remote Learning Right

From the Editor: This spring, school leaders and educators across the world entered what the superintendent of one major district has called “truly uncharted waters.” All stories in this special issue of Educational Leadership are free and open to all users. Although generally a paid publication, this issue is available free for download as a PDF.

A New Reality: Getting Remote Learning Right

Réseau de Savoir sur l’Équité | Equity Knowledge Network (RSEKN)

A website devoted to equity and what it can look like in schooling. There are a lot of resources such as articles with current and relevant information and lesson plans from an equity lens.

Réseau de Savoir sur l’Équité | Equity Knowledge Network (RSEKN)

Secondary Traumatic Stress for Educators: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects

This article discusses how student trauma impacts teachers. It also lays out how we can create trauma-informed classrooms and schools.

Secondary Traumatic Stress for Educators: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects

Teacher Well-Being

This website by OTF has various platforms including the importance of teachers’ mental health and well-being.

Teacher Well-Being

Know Your Local Collective Agreement

ETFO’s listing of Occasional Teacher locals provides contact information as well as website links where available. This is where the answers to many employment-related questions can typically be found; answer will vary depending on your local agreement. The best thing a member can do to ensure that her or his negotiated rights are being upheld is to read the agreement and consider the implications. Members are encouraged to contact their local for clarification and/or assistance if they think that their rights are being violated by any party, including other members, administrators, or members of other unions.

Know Your Local Collective Agreement

Mental Health

This article from the UK offers five simple steps to boost teachers’ mental health, recognizing the impact that workload has on teachers.

Mental Health 

Mindful Teachers: Living, Learning & Teaching with Mindful Awareness

This site includes various blogs from teachers or other professionals that focus on the art of mindfulness. It offers a range of ideas for incorporating mindfulness into the classroom as well as using it as a means of self care.

Mindful Teachers: Living, Learning & Teaching with Mindful Awareness

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

Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers

Provides tips on mindfulness for teachers.

Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers

50 Healthy School Lunch Ideas for Teachers

Some ideas for packing healthy lunches for Teachers!

50 Healthy School Lunch Ideas for Teachers