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 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

About kidCourse

Fun and interactive content.
This website has a lot of mini-lesson resources and interactive math activities.

About kidCourse

Research on the Benefits of Manipulatives

This resource provides a synopsis of the research from both learning theory and classroom studies indicating that using manipulatives to help teach math can positively affect student learning.

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

Early Learning for Every Child Today is a guide to support curriculum and pedagogy in Ontario’s early childhood settings, including child care centres, kindergarten classrooms, home child care, nursery schools, Ontario Early Years Centres, and other family support programs and early intervention services.

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