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.

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

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

Hour of Curiosity

A resource bank with free lesson plans, professional development activities, videos and more developed to support student engagement and teacher proficiency with coding, Minecraft, and augmented reality.

Hour of Curiosity

Code.org

The Hour of Code program offers tutorials to teach students to code through playing and creating games. Code Studio is a series of online courses that teach computer science.

Code.org

Inclusive Classroom Self-Assessment for Educators

This self-assessment allows educators to reflect on their behaviours within the classroom and school community to help them identify what more they could do to create inclusive classrooms.

Inclusive Classroom Self-Assessment for Educators

Misconceptions of Residential Schools Poster, Aboriginal Healing Foundation

This poster outlines some mistaken beliefs about residential schools and provides accurate, detailed information to refute misconceptions.

Misconceptions of Residential Schools Poster, Aboriginal Healing Foundation

Truth and Reconciliation Resources for Teachers

The residential school resource list compiled by the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) includes suggestions of books, videos, websites, and news articles for a variety of ages.

Truth and Reconciliation Resources for Teachers

30 LGBTQIA-Positive Children’s Books That’ll Teach Kids How Beautifully Diverse The World Is

In recognition of Pride Month, a list of LGBTQ positive picture books have been compiled to share with young readers.

30 LGBTQIA-Positive Children’s Books That’ll Teach Kids How Beautifully Diverse The World Is

10 Children’s Books That Paved The Way For A New Queer Protagonist

A list of children’s books that portray LGBTQ characters, translating complex issues of gender and sexuality to an accessible, picture-heavy format.

10 Children’s Books That Paved The Way For A New Queer Protagonist

Types of Student Inquiry

This infographic outlines the different levels of student inquiry.

Types of Student Inquiry