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!

Chinese Canadian History

This site has a timeline of Chinese migration, segregation, integration, and impact on Canadian history. It is a beginning source that can used to engage students in understanding the diversity of Canadian history and the impact of systemic racism and prejudice.

Chinese Canadian History

Critical Media Project

This site offers diverse media projects that look at the ‘politics of identity’ with a focus on race, gender, sexuality and class. Although geared towards the high school age group, some of these projects can definitely be used in Grade 7 and 8.

Critical Media Project 

 

CBC Digital Archives

A rich library of past CBC video footage and radio content that support a range to topics including the environment, civil unrest, biotechnology, racism, sports, and youth. The teacher’s section with learning materials to support the use of the CBC archives in the classroom. There is also a French language site.

CBC Digital Archives

The African Canadian Literature Project

A resource for teaching about the African Canadian in Language and Social Studies/ History classrooms experience through select African Canadian literature sources.

The African Canadian Literature Project

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