teacher with students in class

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

As a classroom teacher, I was encouraged to use the “before-during-after” model in planni

Young students sitting on carpet in classroom

Using story drama to link language and literacy, social studies, and drama

As a primary teacher and former literacy  teacher on special assignment, I know the impor

Throughout the early 1800s the government attempted to establish publicly funded education in Upper Canada but made only marginal inroads.

Young students sitting on carpet in classroom

In the next few pages you will find stories written by ETFO members who are using the arts

Literacy has become a priority in Ontario schools: uninterrupted literacy blocks

This is the first of a four-part history of Ontario public elementary teachers and their federations. We will learn about ETFO and its predecessor organizations, the challenges they faced and the victories they achieved.

teacher working one on one with student on paper

Would Boys do Better in School if More of Their Teachers Were Men?

The 2006 ETFO Annual Meeting was the first without elections.