ETFO President Karen Brown posing in ETFO office

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

On December 3, we celebrate the UN International Day of Disabled Persons - a day set aside to increase awareness and understanding of disability issues and trends, and to mobilize support for practical action at all levels, by, with and for persons with disabilities.

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Combien de fois devonsnous dire a nos eleves de français langue se co nde de parler Français? Chaque enseignant et enseignante de français langue se co nde p ossèd ent plus d'un tru c dans sa mallette afin de rappeler aux élèves que dans la classe de français , on parle ... français .

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Several science and technology strands lend themselves directly to outdoor experiences. Students need to be able to make observations, collect data, and test hypotheses in nature.

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Critical thinking is a disciplined process that requires the learner to conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information gathered by observation, experience, reflection, reasoning or communication.

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Teaching science and technology is an outstanding way to provide experiences that are valid, testable and repeatable.

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For the last three years, Marietta (Mars) Bloch, B.Sc. (Hon), B.Ed., has co-ordinated the Toronto District School Board's science and technology programs, from grade 1 through secondary school.

Little girl day dreaming

As co-chair of STAO 2003, I invite all my elementary colleagues to attend the Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario annual conference. This year, the conference runs November 6-8 at the Regal Constellation Hotel, Toronto. The theme for STAO 2003 is Dreams Are Made for Pursuit.

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No one is in a better position to see the benefits of school nutrition programs than teachers.

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The fact is, fewer men are becoming elementary teachers. Eighteen male teachers give their insight.