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.
The Education Now campaign has been endorsed by Education International, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, and overwhelmingly by the delegates to the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.
To nearly 600 students attending General Brock Public School in Toronto, Alice is real, and so is her wonderland.
Each child in your kindergarten classroom has different abilities, interests and experien
Theodor Seuss Geisel, who we all knew as Dr. Seuss, died in 1991 shordy before completing his final book. When his editor, Janet Schulman, received the 14 unfinished pages of coloured sketches and scrawled couplets, she knew that she had acquired something important.
Here's how ETFO has been preparing to protect publicly funded education and the rights of teachers, education workers and students:
Even if an allegation is unfounded, the stakes are very high. An improperly handled response to an allegation can have serious consequences for your career.
Imagine you are a teacher of a grade three class of 28 students. One of your students has cerebral palsy.
Last August, ETFO announced a contest to find the largest elementary public school class in Ontario. Bill 160 sets average class size limits per board of 25 in elementary and 22 in secondary ETFO's contest was designed to show the public that the use of the word "average" does not mean elementary students would be in classes of 25 or fewer.