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.

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

ETFO FNMI resource, “What have you heard? An introduction to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.”

This online brochure introduces ETFO members to First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) people, the legacy of Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples and the move towards reconciliation. It is hyperlinked to different websites.

ETFO FNMI resource, “What have you heard? An introduction to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.”

Worksheet Place

This site offers over 2000 free worksheets on various subjects for educators to use in their classrooms. Teacher created.

Worksheet Place

Understanding Prejudice

The purpose of the site is to offer educational resources and information on prejudice, discrimination, multiculturalism, and diversity, with the ultimate goal of reducing the level of intolerance and bias in contemporary society.

Understanding Prejudice