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!

Enemy Aliens: the Internment of Jewish Refugees in Canada, 1940 – 1943

A teachers’ guide developed by the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre to facilitate student engagement with historical context, artefacts and testimonies featured in the “Enemy Aliens” exhibit.

Enemy Aliens: the Internment of Jewish Refugees in Canada, 1940 – 1943

African Canadian Roads to Freedom

This resource provides teachers background information on African-Canadian heritage and culture in the Greater Essex region and is connected directly to specific learning expectations in the Ontario Social Studies/History and Geography curriculum.

African Canadian Roads to Freedom

EduGains

EduGains houses ministry developed resources to support mathematics learning and teaching in Ontario schools.

EduGains

Internment and Redress: The Japanese Canadian Experience

This resource guide for teachers supports the teaching of the experiences of Japanese Canadians in internment camps in British Columbia during the Second World War.

Internment and Redress: The Japanese Canadian Experience

Digital Dialect: French Language Games

This site has easy to moderate online French games that OTs, unfamiliar with French, can use in the classroom. They will reinforce French basics and keep the class engaged.
Remember to check Board policy for using online activities.

Digital Dialect: French Language Games

Kids Health

This site offers free health resources for teachers grades K-12, as well as for parents and children. There are detailed lesson ideas, information, activities and printables. It is U.S. based site but the information provided directly relates to Ontario curriculum.

Kids Health

Drama Notebook

This site includes drama activities, lesson plans and scripts, based on various grade curriculum expectations. Many scripts and resources are free. (Some resources are accessible only through a paid membership.)

Drama Notebook

Beat by Beat Press: Drama Games for kids

This site offers teachers access to various drama games to use in the classroom. (For a fee, you can also access musicals.) Great for drama class or just to integrate into the classroom.

Beat by Beat Press: Drama Games for kids

Ontario Elementary Social Studies Teachers Association

The OESSTA has developed a range of inquiry-based learning lesson plans to support the new Social Studies, History, and Geography curriculum including environmental education, language arts, math, spatial skills, and financial literacy.

Ontario Elementary Social Studies Teachers Association

Mining Matters

Provides teachers with curriculum-linked classroom resources and professional development training to effectively teach curriculum related to mineral resources, exploration, mining and Earth science.

Mining Matters