Classroom Supports → Instructional Strategies

TC2

This website supports teacher by providing lessons for the development of students critical thinking skills.

TC2

Types of Student Inquiry

This infographic outlines the different levels of student inquiry.

Types of Student Inquiry

Make Room for Engaging in Inquiry Learning

Offers research-based strategies for using inquiry-based instruction to support the development of literacy skills.

Make Room for Engaging in Inquiry Learning

Reading Strategies Poster

This poster, which could be turned into an anchor chart, lists 7 reading strategies with explanations: predict, visualize, question, connect, identify, infer, and evaluate.

Reading Strategies Poster

Picture Books that Promote Growth Mindset

This blog post suggests 5 picture books one can use to promote growth mindset.  These books display characters that persevere, learn the value of positive self-talk, and come to understand the value of creativity and originality.

Picture Books that Promote Growth Mindset

The Heart and Art of Teaching and Learning blog

This blog shares the learning journey of educators like you who are living the heart and art of teaching and learning with students. Teachers share their advice on classroom layout, building inclusion, classroom management, report cards and much more!

The Heart and Art of Teaching and Learning blog

Fixed Mind-set Vs. Growth Mind-set Infographic

An infographic showing the concept of growth mind-set.

Fixed Mind-set Vs. Growth Mind-set Infographic

Capacity Building Series

A selection of articles from the Capacity Building Series, a production by the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat to support leadership and instructional effectiveness in Ontario schools.
Writing to Learn
Supporting Numeracy
Getting Started with Student Inquiry
Inquiry-based Learning
Teaching and Learning in the Core French Classroom
Canadian-born English Language Learners
Asking Effective Questions

Three-Step Interview

In the three-step interview students work in groups of three with each student assuming a different role: interviewer, interviewee, and reporter. This document explains how to use this strategy effectively in the classroom.

Three Step Interview

Four Corners

In the Four Corners strategy students to make a decision about whether they strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree in response to a statement, issue or question.  Students with similar responses are grouped in order to discuss their ideas. Each group then presents to the class.

Four Corners