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.
Tanya Ferro reflects on her students’ participation in Girls’ Government, a program that encourage grade 8 girls to get involved in government and public policy.
Tanya Leary considers the “danger of a single story” and the importance of ensuring that students learn Indigenous stories through Indigenous voices.
Natalia Kostiw writes about volunteering as a teacher with a focus on girls and women.
In June 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued a series of recommendations about education relating to First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) students.
For a period of time Bancroft was a manufacturing hub, with an industry that contributed more than one million dollars a month in wages. This came to an end when a stagnating economy led to facilities closing up sites, which now sit abandoned.
Creating a school wide program that integrates equity, character values and social justice.
Natasha Henry reviews the recently released Sankofa Collection, a trailblazing anthology of Black history with a focus on the Canadian context.
Amanda Anderson describes the realities of occasional teaching, including not being able to plan, never being away from her phone and confronting the catch 22 of whether or not to look for a second job.
Vivian McCaffrey looks at the results of austerity measures introduced in Ontario half a decade ago.