Classroom supports

Classroom supports

In this section you’ll find information that will assist you in your role as an Occasional Teacher. It isn’t subject specific but is related to Ontario’s Schools. This is where you’ll find information about classroom management, character education, and safe schools to name but three topics.

20 Simple Assessment Strategies

The simple strategies found in this resource will allow you to collect information for your own use throughout the OT day, or to leave feedback for the classroom teacher.

20 Simple Assessment Strategies

Sub Bag Musts

Simple ideas for what to keep in your “just-in-case” substitute teacher bag.

Sub Bag Musts

50 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Sub Plans

A virtual grab bag of ideas for career development, classroom management, and professionalism.

50 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Sub Plans

Classroom Management

This toolkit is meant to help educators effectively manage their classrooms with the goal of continuing with teaching/learning and maintaining the integrity of the classroom. Focus is on student development, not control.

Classroom Management 

First Nations, Metis and Inuit Children’s Site

This is a site from Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada that offers activities, games, and stories for youth and educators about Indigenous peoples’ culture, history, and languages.

First Nations, Metis and Inuit Children’s Site

No Bullying

“World’s Authority on Bullying”

This site offers educators, students, and parents a vast array of information on bullying. Its main focus is education and action to address and prevent bullying.

No Bullying

Islamophobia

This guide can be used by educators to help understand the needs of students who have faced geopolitical violence and Islamophobia.

Islamophobia

30 Character-building Ideas and Activities for School

Suggestions for building a positive classroom climate.

30 Character-building Ideas and Activities for School

Teaching Tolerance

A website created by the Southern Poverty Law Center for an educator to provide teaching resource to help reduce prejudice, improve intergroup relations, and support equitable school experiences.

Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Human Rights in Ontario – A Guide for Ontario Schools

A resource developed by the Ontario Human Rights Commission to help teach the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Teaching Human Rights in Ontario – A Guide for Ontario Schools