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!

The Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators

CODE began as an informal organization to support Drama and Dance education. The website has a wealth of free K-8 resources as well as information on workshops and events.

The Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators

The Curriculum Corner

This website has a plethora of free resources that you can used in a pinch in a daily OT assignment, or include in your planning in a long-term gig. Although the resources are based on U.S. standards of education, Ontario educators will find materials that align with Ontario curriculum expectations.

The Curriculum Corner

The Invading Species Awareness Program

Developing from a partnership between Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and the Federation of Anglers and Hunters, the aim of this program is public education. Resources available can be to teach about specific environmental concerns within Ontario, making this relevant to our students’ lives. Most resources are physical, which means you’ll have to order them. Units on biodiversity are available, aligning with the Ontario Grade 4 and Grade 6 Science curriculum. A Kids Corner section includes a fishing game to help kids learn about invasive species.

The Invading Species Awareness Program

Youcubed

Youcubed’s mission is “to inspire, educate and empower teachers of mathematics, transforming the latest research on math into accessible and practical forms”. Although some resources are paid, there is a wealth of free resources and ideas. The ideology and strategies are well-researched and proven, and can support teachers both in the classroom and in development of their teaching practice.

Youcubed

The Art of Ed

The Art of Education (AOE) is an innovative higher learning institution committed to delivering amazing professional development to art educators everywhere. The Art of Education’s distance education courses, conferences, workshops, and other valuable resources provide unique and practical learning opportunities for every art teacher at every stage of their career. The website has free lesson plans for teaching art as well as paid content.

The Art of Ed

Epic

Promoted as the world’s largest digital library of fiction and non-fiction for kids 12 and under, Epic boasts the ability to create individual student profiles and reading logs. Epic is available on iPads, iPhone, Android devices and on any computer or desktop, including Chromebooks, and is 100% FREE for educators.

Epic 

Mystery Science

This science inquiry-based website offers a limited number of free memberships as well as a trial membership period. The search option uses keywords to locate lessons and units that will engage students when you have to plan at a moment’s notice!

Mystery Science

BookBox

Free online animated books, puzzles, pdf stories, and mp3s with a selection of titles available not only in English and French but also in a variety of languages.

BookBox

Free Hour of Code Activities

Interested in coding but don’t know where to start? Try a one-hour tutorial designed for all ages in over 45 languages. Join millions of students and teachers in over 180 countries starting with an Hour of Code.  You don’t need to know anything about coding – the website contains lesson plans and activities suitable for all levels and abilities.

Free Hour of Code Activities

Share My Lesson

Find the right resources & lessons by education level.
When you get into a classroom where the teacher didn’t leave a lesson plan, then you may pull out one of the lesson plans from this website!

Share My Lesson