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!

Media Smarts

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

Media Smarts

TED ed

This website can be used in the classroom to supplement lessons from math to art. With the TED club there are even lesson plans to teach you how to teach students to give a ted talk. Teachers can use a TED talk as a culminating task for the students. This is great for oral literacy and modern learning.

TED-ed

 

OPHEA

This website has the most unto date unit and lesson plans to meet the needs of today’s students using the most recent update of the PHE curriculum. Your school board should have an access code.

OPHEA

Teaching games for Understanding

This method is used to teach the skills required in multiple sports disciplines through fun games rather than formal sport.

Teaching Games for Understanding

A to Z Teachers Printable Books

This page contains a variety of printable books with different levels of the same story to support students at different reading levels.

A to Z Teachers Printable Books

How to Draw a Sphere: TheVirtualInstructor.com

This video lesson will guide students in a hands-on exercise on shading techniques and use of techniques in students’ art.

How to Draw a Sphere: TheVirtualInstructor.com

Ten Great Activities: Teaching with the Newspaper

This website provides ten ideas for teaching using just a newspaper. Ideas include: read and write for meaning, read a map, sequencing, vocabulary work, find the math, and more.

Ten Great Activities: Teaching with the Newspaper

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives Utah State University

Online manipulatives allow students to access what they need via classroom devices such as iPad or Chromebook. NOTE: May not work in Firefox.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives Utah State University

The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary

Here you’ll find curriculum documents spanning Kindergarten to Grade 8. The achievement charts provide guidelines for assessing students’ work.

The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary

Poverty Discussion in the Classroom

“As teachers, we can bring the topic of poverty forward and build it in to language, history, social studies, or health classes, for example. When our students understand the value of eliminating poverty, they can creatively engage in school community social action projects to effect positive change.”

Poverty Discussion in the Classroom