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.

Islamophobia

This guide can be used by educators to help understand the needs of students who have faced geopolitical violence and Islamophobia.

Islamophobia

30 Character-building Ideas and Activities for School

Suggestions for building a positive classroom climate.

30 Character-building Ideas and Activities for School

Teaching Human Rights in Ontario – A Guide for Ontario Schools

A resource developed by the Ontario Human Rights Commission to help teach the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Teaching Human Rights in Ontario – A Guide for Ontario Schools

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

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