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Equity4Educators

This website is a great resource for educators committed to teaching from an equity and social justice lens. There are many different resources shared for many categories such as Indigenous Heritage, Inclusive Education etc. The website is easy to navigate and amplifies the work of educators in the field. The site includes many resources for classroom use as well as sections on teacher leadership.

Equity4Educators

Crawling Out of the Classroom

This website is a fantastic resource for all educators working to embed equity in their language arts program. The website has modeled lessons and resources for teachers to reflect and think critically about the resources they are using in their classrooms. There are accessible frameworks, prompts and ideas shared which teachers can use to bring meaningful discussions to their students that center on diverse and dynamic lived experiences.

Crawling Out of the Classroom

The Staffroom Podcast

A weekly podcast run by teachers for teachers. Chey and Pav are two experienced middle school teachers from Ontario who share the many lived experiences of teachers as well as relevant curriculum insights. In their podcasts, they bring forward cross-curricular approaches that support the many identities of students. They also amplify other educators doing this work through their podcasts. A great go-to resource for all teachers!

The Staffroom Podcast

Teaching Students to Legally use Images Online

Now more than ever our students are creating digital products—blog posts, videos, podcasts, e-books— and using images to enhance them. Images grab an audience’s attention, they can illustrate key concepts, set a certain tone, and present a more complete understanding of the ideas being communicated.

This useful guide provides a step-by-step tutorial and plan that will help you teach your students how to legally use images.

Teaching Students to Legally use Images Online

 

The Child & Nature Alliance of Canada

The Child and Nature Alliance of Canada fosters meaningful connections with the outdoors for children and youth. We believe that all children and youth should have the opportunity to play and learn in forests, parks, meadows, and mud puddles.

Thrive Outside offers tips for educators who wish to increase outdoor learning for their students. Educators might also wish to explore the Forest School Practitioner programs that support educators in developing skills for bringing meaningful outdoor education into their teaching practice.

The Child & Nature Alliance of Canada

World Wildlife Fund Canada

Canadian students and educators can take hands-on action to help protect nature. Living Planet @ School creates a continuous journey for students to connect with actions that help protect nature and the environment throughout their academic path. They focus on the experience of taking action, supporting students with action-oriented toolkits throughout the year and the opportunity to devise their own projects with funding from WWF-Canada.

World Wildlife Fund Canada

Heritage Minutes Collection (Youtube playlist)

Heritage Minutes are dramatic interpretations of pivotal events in Canada’s history. These 60-second vignettes commemorate notable Canadians, achievements in innovation, and instances of perseverance and bravery. They are intended to entertain, educate and encourage further research into our nation’s past. Classroom resources, including background information for each Minute and select lesson plans can be found at www.historicacanada.ca. Heritage Minutes were created by The CRB Foundation in 1991 and re-launched by Historica Canada in 2012. After more than two decades on air and online, Heritage Minutes are treasured by Canadians young and old. They are “A Part of Our Heritage.”

Heritage Minutes Collection (Youtube playlist)

Historica Canada Education Portal

With over 280 learning tools, this website will support teachers in planning for any aspect of history and social studies education. Includes histories and perspectives of settlers, Indigenous people, racialized people, immigrants, refugees, and more with links to Historica Canada, Aboriginal Arts & Stories, Citizenship Challenge, Encounters with Canada, Heritage Minutes, Passages Canada, The Canadian Encyclopedia, and The Memory Project. Resources types include unit/lesson plans (teaching guides with worksheets and activities), videos. Well-organized and easy to access.

Historica Canada Education Portal

The Balanced Literacy Diet

This resource provides an overview of balanced literacy in the elementary grades. It was developed by university-based and school-based literacy experts, working together to put what is known about best practice into a form that we hope you will find both effective and practical.

The Balanced Literacy Diet

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF)

LSF creates classroom resources and lesson plans to support curriculum requirements as a need is identified.

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF)