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Embracing Our Students for Who They Are

The pandemic has had an impact on all our lives but especially on children and their education.

Organizing for Election 2022

Aminah Sheikh

The only way for us to ensure a just and equitable recovery and the safety and wellbeing of our communities is to organize, mobilize and vote for the government we need.

Impacts of Residential Schools

Beverly Fiddler

Beverly Fiddler considers the story of her grandmother’s sister and reflects on the lasting impacts of residential schools on families and communities across Canada.

Taking Care of Ourselves

Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Mitchell writes about the importance of prioritizing the mental and physical health of ETFO members and acknowledges the deep impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had and continues to have on educators.

Remote Learning Misconceptions

Julie Millan and Leah Kearney

Julie Millan and Leah Kearney correct the government’s misinformation, mixed messaging and “alternative facts” about permanent virtual learning.

A Critical Literacy Lens

Iyanuoluwa Akinrinola

Iyanuoluwa Akinrinola writes about asking her students to consider the missing voices in accounts of pivotal moments of Canadian history.

The Anti-Racist Classroom

Nessrine Lara Lemqadem Alyass

Nessrine Lara Lemqadem Alyass considers how educators can help create an anti-racist classroom.

Mothers and Teachers

Rashmee Karnad-Jani

Rashmee Karnad-Jani explains how mothers and teachers can work together for equitable educational outcomes for the students in their care.