Talking into a different class each day as a daily occasional teacher can present its own unique challenges.
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.
An unfamiliar school, unfamiliar classroom, unfamiliar routines, and unfamiliar students can contribute to a sense of uncertainty when I accept a call as a daily occasional teacher.
In 2006, as the social justice chair of my local, I attended the ETFO annual leadership conference. The two-day event ignited my interest in equity work.
Professional learning for teachers has come a long way from the days of “sit and get” workshops covering topics mandated from on high.
In The Last Lecture, college professor Randy Pausch writes that for him the “number one goal [of education] was this: I wanted to help students learn how to judge themselves . . . In the end, educators best serve students by helping them be more self-reflective.”
ETFO is recognized as the foremost provider of professional learning activities for teachers in Ontario, if not Canada.
…And Still We Rise Conference