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From the Editor

Izida Zorde

In the winter issue of Voice, we focus on the importance of solidarity during work-to-rule strike action and on our efforts to ensure that Ontario continues to have one of the best public education systems in the world.

Letter from the Editor

Izida Zorde

With contracts expiring at the end of August, this issue of Voice focuses on collective bargaining. It also includes an interview with three local leaders.

More Than a Page

Tina Zita
Tina Zita reflects on creating opportunities for her students to represent themselves.

Making My Way in the Makerspace

Nicole Netherway
Nicole Netherway explains why the makerspace is the perfect environment to foster adaptive and creative thinking.

2SLGBTQ+ Inclusion

Meagan Perry
In a recent episode of the ETFO podcast Elementary, ETFO members Barry Van Dompseler and Melissa Sky discussed how educators can work to create supportive, inclusive environments.

From the Editor

Izida Zorde
The winter issue of Voice comes on the heels of one of the longest rounds of bargaining in ETFO’s history.