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.

Focus on Bullying Resource

Bullying behaviour can cause significant classroom management issues for occasional teachers. This site, maintained by the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education, provides specific activities that may be used with students at the various grade levels. Contains lessons for K – 7.

Focus on Bullying Resource

Shaping a Culture of Respect in our Schools: Promoting Safe and Healthy Relationships

This document, prepared for the Ontario Ministry of Education, is the safe schools report on gender-based violence, homophobia, sexual harassment and, inappropriate sexual behaviour.

Shaping a culture of respect in our schools

Black History Canada

This site contains extensive resources regarding the history of Canada’s Black community. It includes a series of resources for teachers.

Black History Canada

Teacher’s Gateway to Special Education

Developed by OTF, with funding from the Ministry of Education, the Teacher’s Gateway to Special Education provides specific strategies and resources to help teachers address the unique needs of students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Well organized and extremely user friendly, the Teachers’ Gateway to Special Education includes links to board special education plans, Ministry documents and other helpful resources.  The Gateway also includes definitions of key special education terms, and can be used as a practical guide for teachers building Individual Education Plans (IEPs).

Teacher’s Gateway to Special Education

ABC Teach

This site has more than 35,000 pages of worksheets and activities sorted by themes and topics in math. You can also create your own worksheets.

ABC Teach

Education World

Education World maintains an archive of more than 40 large collections of five-minute filler activities.

Education World

Inclusive Schools Network (ISN)

The Inclusive Schools Network (ISN) is a web-based educational resource for families, schools and communities that promotes inclusive educational practices.

Inclusive Schools Network (ISN)

 

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