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.

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

Integrating Aboriginal Teaching and Values into the Classroom

An educational environment that honours the culture, language and world view of the Aboriginal student is critical. Schools need to meaningfully represent and include Aboriginal people’s contributions, innovations and inventions.2 Aboriginal students require a learning environment that honours who they are and where they have come from. Follows the “Seven Living Principles”.

Integrating Aboriginal Teaching and Values into the Classroom

Ontario Curriculum Resource Guide FNMI (2016)

Supports and strengthens a curriculum that facilitates learning about contemporary and traditional First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultures and histories.

Ontario Curriculum Resource Guide FNMI

TakeITGlobal: Empowering Youth to Act

This content-rich, customizable online classroom allows educators and students access to a range of free online tools, resources, and learning activities about youth mental health. The mental health thematic classrooms is equipped with technological tools such as blogs, discussion boards, and live video chat and includes 20 comprehensive learning activities and other helpful content.

TakeITGlobal: Empowering Youth to Act

Blacks in Canadian Human Rights and Equity History

An interactive timeline that highlights the experiences and contributions of African Canadians in the struggle for human rights.

Blacks in Canadian Human Rights and Equity History

Useful Links for Environmental Education

The Ontario Teachers’ Federation has compiled links for teachers for environmental education.

Useful Links for Environmental Education

Environmental Education Activities & Resources

A list created by the National Education Association that includes lesson plans, activities, professional and development opportunities related to environmental education.

Environmental Education Activities & Resources

Seven Grandfathers Teachings

Traditional Anishinaabeg teachings of respect and cooperation between people, the animal world, and the environment. This resource provides lessons of the seven grandfathers teaching of respect, wisdom, love, bravery, humility, honesty, and truth.

Seven Grandfathers Teachings