This article is part of a series reflecting on the history of ETFO on our 20th anniversary. Look for the follow up article in the winter issue of Voice!
As a classroom teacher, I was encouraged to use the “before-during-after” model in planni
This activity was born out of our desire – the Grade 4 teacher and mine– to create a partnership that will blend drama and research skills, writing skills and a love of literature, art appreciation and their social studies unit on medieval times.
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.
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.
Would Boys do Better in School if More of Their Teachers Were Men?
The 2006 ETFO Annual Meeting was the ﬁrst without elections.