Setting Up Your Classroom (RTF) - Plenty of practical ideas from ETFO to make this annual event the most productive ever.
In this workshop, we will be discussing strategies that can strengthen your teaching ability by considering approaches that have worked well for others, as well as looking at a few that have not worked well for others. The posted resource documents contain many practical hints and tips that you may wish to use in your own classroom.
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A research-into-practice document by the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat and the Ontario Association of Deans of Education discusses academic achievement of boys and girls in single-sex classrooms. The document highlights key points in the single-sex classroom debate and provides tips for teachers to encourage student success.
Strategies For Educators (RTF)- Excerpt from OECTA's Developing A Positive School Environment: A Practical and Legal Guide for Members . Read about strategies that can be used to help students build self-esteem and social skills
This site provides substitute teachers with a bag of tricks to keep the classroom pace moving and keeping the students engaged in activities.
A checklist created by OECTA for classroom teachers to review when preparing for the arrival of an occasional teacher. The list includes important reminders such as: special health concerns, fire drill procedures, accident reports, computer use, attendance procedures, and many more.
Education World provides printable, editable templates that teachers can customize and use in their own classrooms. These tools will help beginning teachers get organized.
Check out this Really Best List of website on Classroom Management.
Arranging your room and arranging your rules are two key factors leading to successful classroom management. These tips for doing both in secondary school classrooms are from OSSTF.
OECTA suggests a few useful websites for occasional teachers. Have a look at these resources. They include media awareness, lesson plans, and references to many other websites.
Striking a balance between freedom and discipline is a skill that can make all the difference between a well-run classroom and classroom chaos. Here are some techniques educators are using to achieve such a balance.