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.

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Although the climate of teaching has changed, much remains the same. Recently, I taught in a classroom where the teacher was retiring within days. The plans and information she left answered all my questions. My "Wish List" is the result of teaching in hundreds of classrooms over the past ten years.

children in classroom looking at globe of world

In February, many schools plan event filled Black History Month activities focused on showcasing the cultural and historical contributions of people of African descent within Canada and the world. During my first four years of teaching, I organized similar activities, but I often felt something was missing.

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In our increasingly technological world, it is essential that students develop their skills in mathematics. My action research project began with a review of the Summary of Attitudes of Grade 3 Students in our school from the 1998 Grade 3 EQAO Provincial Assessment.

Fiona Nelson reading "Do We Care"

I cant imagine better preparation for becoming a politician that being trained as a kindergarten teacher, ” says Fiona Nelson, former kindergarten teacher, school trustee, passionate advocate for children and avid reader.

students with books

This curriculum insert offers a preview into the soon-to-be-released ETFO primary reading resource called The Class That Reads is written by Etta Kaner, Cathy Miller-Davis, Judith Taylor and Jan Moxey.

Sherry Ramrattan Smith with her mother Rose

Educators are powerful, important people. You do make a difference to your students. All children pass through the hands of educators. What educators do and say (and how they do and say it) becomes the foundation on which many children will build their lives.1

Student cast of Annie

Kerry Withrow was dismissing his grade 8 class, little knowing it might be years before things would ever be the same again. The town’s 5,000 men, women and children, many of whom had moved there to escape the pollution and stress of urban life, were about to face an enemy that had apparently been lurking in their neighbourhood for years - E. coli.

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Pour les enseignants ontariens de français, programmes de base et d’immersion, la planification et l’organisation de leurs programmes se déroulent chaque jour en tenant compte de ces questions importantes.

art from book

Critical challenges via dramatic arts allow Primary and Junior students to approach probl