Resources by Subject → Language

Cult of Pedagogy

This is a powerful blog post about thinking critically about the literacy programs. The blog posts good over specific criteria for good literacy programs with printable checklists/resources for educators to print and think critically about their own work.

Cult of Pedagogy

English Learner Institute for Teaching and Excellence

A website with a lot of free information and content focused on literacy education. A specific focus on the power of read-alouds and the impact they can have on all students and their literacy development. On the website, there are a lot of toolkits, lesson plans and professional development materials available for free.

English Learner Institute for Teaching and Excellence

A Brief Guide to Noticing

A simple video that really will help young learners consider how they can be present and see all of the small kind actions that make a difference in someone’s life. Great video that helps younger students consider what it means to ‘notice’ and be present.

A Brief Guide to Noticing

SlidesMania

A great website with lots of Google Slides templates to be used to teach various different subjects and lessons.

SlidesMania

Eco-Inquiry

This is a great website by a Canadian teacher focused on environmental education and sustainability through an inquiry and equity lens. The website is full of relevant and age-appropriate resources connected to the Canadian curriculum. There are choice boards, inquiry games and book recommendations.

Eco-Inquiry

 

Historical Perspectives

This is a blog with many interesting and relevant blog posts connecting to re-examining history through an equity and decolonized lens. It would be most suitable for a teacher’s personal professional development as well as lesson planning for the Junior and intermediate grades. There are many fascinating blog posts such as ensuring Remembrance Day is inclusive and relearning Black history which is important learning for all.

Historical Perspectives

Example Blog Post: (En)countering History and Racism by the Elevator

Anti-Racist Art Teachers

This is an amazing website with resources for Arts Education. All of the resources such as posters, lesson plans, podcasts, information about cultural appropriate is through an anti-racist lens. Many of the strategies and resources shared are cross curricular and can be used for all grades.

Anti-Racist Art Teachers

Resources 4 Rethinking

R4R.ca provides immediate access to more than 1000 quality classroom resources. Developed by Learning for a Sustainable Future, R4R.ca connects teachers to lesson plans, books, videos and other materials that explore the environmental, social and economic dimensions of important issues and events unfolding in our world today. R4R resources have been reviewed by experienced classroom teachers and matched to relevant curriculum outcomes for each province and territory. Use the search engine to find resources and read the reviews. Most of these materials can be downloaded immediately.

Resources 4 Rethinking

The Language of the Circle and the Power of the Story

Storytelling has often been described as the most human of art forms. Far more powerful than data or facts, stories capture our imagination, inspire action and promote understanding. Books of Life is an educational voyage that harnesses the language of the circle and the power of the story.

The Language of the Circle and the Power of the Story

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