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.

Facing History and Ourselves Canada

This website provides educators with the tools, strategies, resources, and professional development for students to explore themes of prejudice, judgment and justice, and civic responsibility.

Facing History and Ourselves Canada

Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN)

Curriculum linked classroom resources that introduce young people to the justice system, help them understand the law and their rights, and build their legal capability.

Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN)

Countering Islamaphobia Through Stories: Muslim Kids as Heroes

A list of books with positive representations of Muslim children.

Countering Islamaphobia Through Stories: Muslim Kids as Heroes

 

Making Space: Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice Throughout the K – 12 Curriculum

This resource was developed by the British Columbia Ministry of Education developed to assist teachers in teaching social justice issues in the classroom.

Making Space: Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice Throughout the K – 12 Curriculum

Race Conscious: Raising Race Conscious Children

This site offers titles of books and other resources that discuss race with young children. Great starting point for teachers who want to bring race and diversity discussions into the classroom.

Race Conscious: Raising Race Conscious Children

Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Verbs [Infographic]

A poster of 21st interpretation of the traditional classification system to support digital learning and citizenship to help support instructional planning and assessment.

Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Verbs [Infographic]

Ring Their Bells: A New Way to Deliver Bell Work

Ten creative ideas for bell work to engage student memory and set a positive tone for the day.

Ring Their Bells: A New Way to Deliver Bell Work

Teaching Mathematics Through a Social Justice Lens

This resource provides a Grade 5 example of a social justice approach to math where students work collaboratively to understand the implications and situations they are working with. It is about creating problems that are relevant to students’ lives.

Teaching Mathematics Through a Social Justice Lens

Mental Health in Schools: How Teachers Have the Power to Make a Difference in the Classroom

This article offers a brief insight into understanding mental illness and how teachers can use their classrooms as a means of addressing mental health disorders.

Mental Health in Schools: How Teachers Have the Power to Make a Difference in the Classroom

One Note for Teachers

This is a great website to help teachers understand how to use One Note effectively in the classroom. It has proven to be a very effective tool for teachers and students and a great way to organize materials, communications, resources and activities.

Some Boards are choosing One Note over Google. Check with your Board to see what they support.

One Note for Teachers