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teacher with students in class

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

Tree branch covered in monarch butterflies

In July of 2007, my life changed forever – by attending a workshop.

Comic of Stephen Harper riding on a steamroller about to run over maple leaf

ETFO traditionally has focused its political activities at the provincial level; the provincial government has the most direct impact on education policies and our members’ working conditions. Increasingly, however, ETFO has become concerned about the impact of federal policies on both our members’ welfare and the very fabric of Canadian society.

Elementary students learning music with acoustic guitars

Research shows that students’ critical thinking and creativity increase through exposure

Teacher dancing with elementary students holding colourful feathers

I didn’t always consider myself a dance educator.

Motivational speakers hyping up crowd in gymnasium

This spring the students of Churchill Alternative School, in Ottawa, Ont

ETFO Members clapping hands

If adult learning is child’s play, then the teachers gathered on this cold Saturday morni

Group of elementary students standing together at front of classroom

For four minutes and 13 seconds, my classroom was silent.

teacher and students practicing yoga

By the end of September my frustration with one of my students had risen to the point that I no longer knew what to do or how to get through to her.

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