Classroom Supports → Inclusive Schools

Everyday Mental Health Resource

This resource was co-developed over the past two years by School Mental Health ASSIST and ETFO. It has been designed to provide K – 8 educators with evidence-based strategies to help develop the social and emotional learning skills of students in the following areas:
Stress Management and Coping Skills;
Emotion Identification Skills;
Positive Motivation Skills;
Relationship Skills;
Self Confidence and Identity Skills; and
Executive Functioning Skills.
These activities were informed and field tested by ETFO members. In addition, ETFO members were involved in a research project to determine the efficacy of the activities.

Everyday Mental Health Resource

Teach and Transform

This website has many articles, reflections and lesson plan ideas for teachers to engage in social justice education.

Teach and Transform

Youth Mental Health Canada

A website devoted to youth mental health. It has lots of resources related to the subject as well as research and links to other resources.

Youth Mental Health Canada

7 Great Podcasts Hosted by Indigenous Women

List of podcasts of Indigenous women sharing stories through oral storytelling for a 21st-century accessible audience.

7 Great Podcasts Hosted by Indigenous Women

School Library Journal

A website with relevant articles connected to social justice, representation and equity. Focus on lessons from school libraries and book collection reviews and development.

School Library Journal

Consent at Early Age

This article provides strategies for educators on how to talk about consent from preschool to high school.

Consent at Early Age

Black Lives Matter at School

This website has lesson plans and classrooms resources which teachers can use for Black History Month and also to incorporate Black Lives Matter teaching lens into their teaching philosophies.

Black Lives Matter at School

Onion Lake youth promote resilience and coping strategies through music video

This is a music video made by Indigenous youth talking about relevant issues they are facing. A brave, positive and inspiring lens that teachers can use to teach various issues like reconciliation, treaty rights etc.

Onion Lake youth promote resilience and coping strategies through music video

Teaching Tolerance

This is a website that provides teachers with curriculum support (lesson plans, articles) to critically plan and teach from a social justice lens and ensure all are represented.

Teaching Tolerance

Embrace Race Raising a Brave Generation

This is a website that is dedicated to helping educators think, talk and ensure they are keeping race in mind as they plan their lessons and learning spaces. It is a website that helps educators ensure their classrooms are not colour blind but rather culturally relevant and responsive.

Embrace Race Raising a Brave Generation