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!

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF)

LSF creates classroom resources and lesson plans to support curriculum requirements as a need is identified.

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF)

Indigenous languages—Learning and teaching resources

Government of Canada: Tools, courses, exercises and other resources for teaching and learning Indigenous languages.

Indigenous languages—Learning and teaching resources

 

Metis Nation of Ontario 

Metis Nation of Ontario has a number of resources to help educators bring Metis culture and language into their classroom. Kits are available to order, and many resources are available for download.

Metis Nation of Ontario 

Say it First

Say it First is an exciting Indigenous language revitalization project with a vision to increase the number of speakers of Indigenous languages. Delightful story books “in the language” (with English translation and phonetic guides) guide non-fluent readers, and incorporation of a free app called Aurasma. allows an iPad or other mobile device with a camera to hover over a book, see the image in a page of the book, and then launch an educational and entertaining video. Most resources are available for free, online access.

Say it First

Resources for Rethinking: R4R

Welcome to Resources for Rethinking. Developed by Learning for a Sustainable Future, R4R.ca connects teachers to over 1000 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.

Resources for Rethinking: R4R

Common Sense: Digital Citizenship

Help students take ownership of their digital lives. All students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum:
Addresses top concerns for schools; one example is a “pause for people lesson to help kids learn to step away from technology.
Prepares students with critical 21st-century skills. Supports educators with training and recognition. Engages the whole community through family outreach. Free and paid content available.

Common Sense: Digital Citizenship

Atlapedia Online

Atlapedia Online contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.

Atlapedia Online

Teach and Transform

Liz Kleinrock is an anti-bias educator and consultant based in Los Angeles, California. Content focused on equity and inclusion for K-12 will support teachers in developing a social justice lens for their own practice. Lesson plans for use in the classroom are also available.

Teach and Transform

TVO Kids – National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day is June 21st. Learn about the diverse culture of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit people of Canada.

TVO Kids – National Indigenous Peoples Day

Growing Success

Since September 2010, assessment, evaluation, and reporting for students in Grades 1 to 12 in Ontario schools have been based on the policies and practices described in Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting in Ontario Schools – First Edition, Covering Grades 1 to 12. 

In conjunction with the release of the new Kindergarten program in 2016 a policy document Growing Success – The Kindergarten Addendum: Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting in Ontario Schools, 2016 was provided as a framework for reporting on the Kindergarten program. This document aims to maintain high standards, improve student learning, and benefit students, parents, and teachers in elementary and secondary schools across the province.