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Dawn Samuel and students

Dawn Samuel considers best practices for inclusion and engagement, focusing on promoting positive interactions with Black students and their families and acknowledging histories and experiences of systemic discrimination.

Teacher and students standing in class with political sign. Photo by Cheol Joon Baek

Hayley Mezei writes about Bill 148 and organizing in her community to support residents who are fighting for decent and affordable housing.

water in sink running down drain

Sarah Lowes shares a wealth of resources and ideas for teaching about the protection of water and the environment.

Student working in garden. Photo courtesy of Generation Nutrition

Carmen Oliveira reflects on teaching her students about food security, sustainability and health through her school garden.

Teacher reading to class. Photo by Kathryn Gaitens

Natasha Henry provides guidance for selecting appropriate, culturally relevant Black-focused books.

teacher with students in class

Matthew Morris reflects on the impact of school culture on black students and the need for schools to change.

Pam Palmater

Izida Zorde in conversation with Idle No More organizer, lawyer and Ryerson University Chair in Indigenous Governance, Pam Palmater.

Illustrations By Benjamin Lee Hicks

Gender is not binary. If this is news to you, it’s not your fault. Many of us grew up with the understanding that there are men, there are women, and that is it. We had boy’s toys and girl’s toys. There were jobs men did and jobs women did.

students voting

We hear from members across the province about why they run parallel elections in their classrooms with Student Vote.

graphic of kids jumping in celebration

Twyla Jackson writes about coping with child and youth mental health challenges in our classrooms and her group work on a resource that partnered ETFO with School Mental Health Assist.

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