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ETFO President Karen Brown posing in ETFO office

Voice in conversation with ETFO’s newly-elected President Karen Brown.

Young girl wearing green recycle shirt in field of grass

Whether you passively watch it or actively work to mitigate it, we have entered into a state of global environmental emergency.

teacher and student working in garden

Go for Green is a bi-annual event at Millgrove School that proves a small school can accomplish big things.

First Nations collage with people, art and flag

As the new Ontario Social Studies Curriculum unfolds this school year, educators should be asking themselves one critical question: How will I engage my students in learning about Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples?

Two elementary students laughing while reading a book

In 2011, the advocacy group People for Education published a startling report called Reading for Joy. The study, which is downloadable at peopleforeducation.ca, revealed that there has been a dramatic decline in students who report that they like to read.

Young elementary students working at table

In the tiny community of Jarvis, Ontario, children from the grade 1 class of Jarvis Public School huddle in small groups to discuss a story they are creating together.

Young elementary students stretching in classroom

Late last spring, our principal announced to the staff that we were going to offer a free field trip to every student in our school. She told teachers to plan a one-day, curriculum-related field trip, anywhere we wanted.

stock photo of cube made up of small rectangular blocks

To refresh the government’s agenda and develop her own brand as Liberal Party leader, Premier Kathleen Wynne is spearheading a number of public consultations.

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