OTF Connects invites teachers to learn, share and collaborate with colleagues from across the province through rich, relevant professional learning opportunities. Sessions are offered in a wide variety of topic areas. More sessions will be added throughout the coming months, so check back frequently.

Click on a topic area below to view upcoming sessions. If the session you are interested in is full, please email us the date and title of the session and you will be placed on a waiting list.

Technology in the Classroom

In these sessions, participants will explore effective strategies and tools that support student learning through the critically thoughtful use of technology.

Technology Tools for Teachers

These sessions focus on deepening the expertise of teachers in implementing pedagogically sound practices in technology-enabled learning environments.

Supporting Mathematics

These sessions explore effective strategies to support teachers in delivering Mathematics programs. Participants will also have the opportunity to build their knowledge and skills through series of complementary sessions.

New and Revised Curriculum

These sessions offer resources and support for implementing new and revised curricula in the classroom.

Critical Thinking

These sessions are offered in partnership with The Critical Thinking Consortium (TC2), and are designed to assist teachers in developing a deeper understanding of critical thinking and its applications in their classrooms.

Exploring Inquiry

These sessions focus on a variety of strategies for incorporating inquiry in classroom practice. Participants will have the opportunity to explore practical examples of what inquiry could look like in their classroom.

Professional Learning Series

These sessions offer educators the opportunity to expand and share their knowledge and skills in different areas of professional practice.  Participants will be encouraged to learn, share and collaborate with colleagues across the province.

Environmental Education

These sessions offer a wealth of useful resources and ideas for engaging students in environmental education through authentic activities that will inspire their students to take an active role in environmental stewardship.

Violence Prevention

These sessions offer educators the opportunity to explore our in developing the skills students require to safely navigate our media saturated society.  An impressive group of expert leaders will present in the areas of media literacy, bullying prevention, violence prevention and Safe@School.

Financial Literacy

These financial literacy sessions share a number of ideas and resources that support teachers in bringing financial literacy education into all areas of their teaching.