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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

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

The Speech-language Resources Website

The Speech-language Resources Website has a variety of high quality programs, books, booklets and worksheets, many of them free, that can be used in your classroom. The learning activities are designed to support your students’ comprehension and use of spoken and written language. The resources can be used for students across the K-12 years.

The Speech-language Resources Website

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

Mirrors, Windows, Doors Celebrating Diversity in a whole world of Children’s and YA Literature

A website dedicated to thinking about diversity in literature. There are many articles and theme-related reading lists for elementary, middle and high school students. This website helps educators critically assess the literature they share with students.

Mirrors, Windows, Doors Celebrating Diversity in a whole world of Children’s and YA Literature

Share My Lesson

A U.S. based resource, funded by the American Federation of Teachers, this website provides a huge repository of free lesson plans and teacher PD resources. Lessons are organized by divisions, grade, and subject area so you can easily find something for your classroom. A robust section of professional development webinars provided opportunities for self-directed PD. Sign up using LinkedIn, Facebook, or Google+ credentials.

Share My Lesson

Sub Bag Musts

Simple ideas for what to keep in your “just-in-case” substitute teacher bag.

Sub Bag Musts

50 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Sub Plans

A virtual grab bag of ideas for career development, classroom management, and professionalism.

50 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Sub Plans

Teaching Mathematics Through a Social Justice Lens

This resource provides a Grade 5 example of a social justice approach to math where students work collaboratively to understand the implications and situations they are working with. It is about creating problems that are relevant to students’ lives.

Teaching Mathematics Through a Social Justice Lens

One Note for Teachers

This is a great website to help teachers understand how to use One Note effectively in the classroom. It has proven to be a very effective tool for teachers and students and a great way to organize materials, communications, resources and activities.

Some Boards are choosing One Note over Google. Check with your Board to see what they support.

One Note for Teachers