Joanne Arcand asks us to consider the UN Global Goals for Sustainability in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ETFO has a long history of advocating for and negotiating significant improvements to educator working conditions and student learning conditions. There’s no doubt that our collective efforts have helped make Ontario’s public education system one of the best in the world.
Sangeeta McAuley emphasizes the importance of creating community and ensuring representation by introducing Culturally Relevant and Responsive Pedagogy (CRRP) early and continuing to ensure it is part of the curriculum we teach.
Erin Oxland writes about using a new resource called NewsWise to help her students learn critical thinking, navigate misinformation online and learn news and information literacy.
Francesca Alfano reviews Peter Moss’s Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education, a book which proposes that the neoliberal narrative currently being used to understand early childhood education is not neutral or inevitable.
Voice interviews West Virginia teacher organizer Summer McClintock and focusses on lessons to take away from the West Virginia teachers’ strike.
Erika Shaker describes a conversation she had with Grade 7 students about the critical importance of the 2015 health curriculum, its impact on the students’ daily lives and what it means to go back in time to 1998.
Psychologist Darcy Santor and sociologist Chris Bruckert talk about the systemic nature of violence and the need for intersectional research on the experiences of elementary educators in Ontario.
Emily Chan reflects on the work she has done and the community members she has connected with to teach her students about Black history.
Sharla Serasanke Falodi considers the impact of claiming space and the importance of ensuring there is representation from diverse groups of people in all aspects of the education system, but particularly in leadership.