This CBC page on A People’s History of Canada includes a teacher resource page filled with lesson plans and activities for both elementary and secondary school teachers.
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43 great ideas from OSSTF for relieving stress quickly.
4MAT is one of many instructional models (like Gardner's Multiple Intelligences) designed to teach to all types of learners. OSSTF provides a handy tool for planning your lessons the 4MAT way.
This ETFO article by Charlotte Morgan provides a brief history of special education in Ontario. It discusses Bill 82 and 160 as well as important issues such as funding.
This one-page document by OECTA asks some critical questions regarding the approach to large-scale assessment in place in Ontario. The document encourages moving away from a testing culture to one where the needs and abilities of the individual students and schools are met.
This discussion paper prepared by OECTA elaborates on the current debate on combined grades in Ontario. It explains the history of combined classes, difficulties faced in combined classrooms, as well as guidelines for combining classes.
A Discussion Paper on Individual Education Plans: Standards for Development, Program Planning and Implementation, 2000 - Several workload and liability concerns inherent in the Ministry's new IEP document are raised by OECTA, and a number of practical tips for teachers are provided.
"What should be included in an effective mentor training program?" Read the article for Ami Hicks' answer.
This 'Math Solutions' website provides a series of relevant resources, have a look at the books and videos available.
This media literacy resource by ETFO for grade 4 -6 has over 30 lesson plans for teachers to use in their classrooms. Some sample categories include: television, movies, and music videos.