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.

Ontario’s Aboriginal Education Strategy

Ontario’s Aboriginal Education Strategy is helping First Nation, Métis and Inuit students achieve their full potential. The strategy includes initiatives that support learning and achievement for Aboriginal students. It also helps raise awareness about First Nation, Métis and Inuit cultures, histories and perspectives in all Ontario classrooms.

Ontario’s Aboriginal Education Strategy

Ontario Society of Environmental Educators

This is the site of the Ontario Society of Environmental Educators. It contains resources for educators and information about conferences and other professional learning opportunities.

Ontario Society of Environmental Educators

Many Roots, Many Voices

Many Roots, Many Voices is designed to support teachers, principals, and other education professionals at the elementary and secondary levels in working effectively with English language learners. In it, you will find a rich source of practices and strategies that can be put to immediate use in the school and the classroom. You will also find an in-depth exploration of the English language learner, and an annotated list of references and resources for further reading and study.

Many Roots, Many Voices

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone maintains a website called “Let’s Talk About Bullying.” Contains a page for grown ups with links to resources about bullying.

Kids Help Phone

Canadian Safe School Network (CSSN)

The Canadian Safe School Network (CSSN) is a national, charitable organization dedicated to reducing youth violence and making our schools and communities safer. CSSN was founded in 1997 and grew out of the Ontario Safe School Task Force. Areas for students, teachers and parents.

Canadian Safe School Network (CSSN)

Growing Success

Since September 2010, assessment, evaluation, and reporting for students in Grades 1 to 12 in Ontario schools have been based on the policies and practices described in Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting in Ontario Schools – First Edition, Covering Grades 1 to 12. 

In conjunction with the release of the new Kindergarten program in 2016 a policy document Growing Success – The Kindergarten Addendum: Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting in Ontario Schools, 2016 was provided as a framework for reporting on the Kindergarten program. This document aims to maintain high standards, improve student learning, and benefit students, parents, and teachers in elementary and secondary schools across the province.