Resources by subject

Resources by subject

Often Occasional Teachers are called to teach a class which may not be in an area of curricular specialty. This is the section in which you will find those subject specific supports which will help you shine!

Research on the Benefits of Manipulatives

This is the research that what manipulatives we can provide to our students and assist them to learn in mathematics.

Research on the Benefits of Manipulatives

Paying Attention to Proportional Reasoning

Spatial thinking, or reasoning, involves the location and movement of objects and ourselves, either mentally or physically, in space. It’s the tool that helps our students access to learning in mathematics.

Paying Attention to Proportional Reasoning
Support Document for Paying Attention to Mathematical Education

Early Learning for Every Child Today- A framework for Ontario Early Childhood Settings

This is a guide to support the setting in a kindergarten classroom, different centers, home child care…and so on. It focuses on the categories of developments: physical, social, emotional, communication/language and cognitive.

Early Learning for Every Child Today- A framework for Ontario Early Childhood Settings

Popular Music Lesson Plans, K – 5

Incorporate music into your curriculum, with these printables. You’ll find plenty of activities to keep your students interested and engaged while they sing songs, play instruments, and learn about musical genres. There are lessons that compare current music to music from the past, lessons that connect science and music, lessons about rhythm and pitch, and lessons incorporating music traditions from a variety of cultures.

Popular Music Lesson Plans, K – 5

Ontario Science Center Resources for Teachers

The Ontario Science Centre has curated this wealth of resources from their own programs as well as from other sources, to support teachers in developing engaging science learning in their classrooms. Whether your goal is to focus on in-classroom experiences or to link to your classroom’s visit to the Ontario Science Centre, you will find ideas and inspiration in these resources.

Ontario Science Center Resources for Teachers

Logic Roots: Math Games for Kids

Are you looking for quick and fun games to include in your occasional teacher toolkit? Logic Roots has ideas and resources that may be of interest. You can start by examining Logic Root’s free games found in the link below. Their blog section has ideas for indoor and outdoor math activities.

Logic Roots: Math Games for Kids

OISE Literacy

This website is helpful to access all the new ideas coming from the innovative minds at OISE involving literacy. The information on this website is based on the Ontario literacy curriculum.

OISE Literacy

NASA

This website has lesson plans based on science and math lesson to promote stem.

NASA

MPower

Based on the Ontario math curriculum MPower is the gamification of math. Students can log on a practice in school or at home. Teachers are able to access assessment reports.

MPower

Media Smarts

This website supports media literacy programs and provides teachers with lesson plans to use to develop student media literacy.

Media Smarts