Calendar

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Please note that live OTF Connects webinars are open only to OTF members et associate members. If you are not an OTF member or associate member, you are welcome to view the past webinars.



  • August 3, 2021
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Course Code: SI-10 Part 1 – August 3, 2021; Part 2 – August 4, 2021 Description: In this two-part OTF Summer Institute, participants will have the opportunity to explore the new coding expectations in the revised Mathematics curriculum. While guiding you through a step-by-step infographic, the facilitators will walk participants through the new Mathematics curriculum (more…)


  • August 5, 2021
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Course Code: SI-4 This full-day Institute takes place on August 5, 2021 Description: In this one-day OTF Summer Institute, the focus will be on a salient tenet of reconciliation in education systems. More specifically, participants will be provided with opportunities to explore approaches and strategies that reinforce the importance of initiating, establishing and maintaining meaningful (more…)


  • August 5, 2021
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Course Code: SI-11 Part 1 – August 5 2021; Part 2 – August 12, 2021 Description: In this two-part OTF Summer Institute, participants will investigate the role of coding and computational thinking, while exploring mathematical concepts in Grades 4-9. Learning activities that we will consider come from the newly-developed resources available for teachers to support (more…)


  • August 10, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Code: SI-13 Part 1 – August 10, 2021; Part 2 – August 11, 2021 Description: In this two-part OTF Summer Institute, participants will work together to investigate strategies to support early learners as they transition back into face-to-face learning using inquiry and play from the start of the year. Participants will explore the possibilities (more…)


  • August 11, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Code: SI-14 Part 1 – August 11, 2021; Part 2 – August 12, 2021 Description: Come explore the possibilities of coding for your classroom and beyond. This two-part IGNITE Learning Event offered in partnership with Ontario Tech University, has coding activities that you can use in your classroom this fall. Click on a project, (more…)


  • August 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Course Code: SI-2 This full-day Institute takes place on August 17, 2021 Description: In this one-day OTF Summer Institute, participants will explore strategies to create rich, curriculum-focused Arts lessons with cross-curricular application. Together we will share sample lessons in an interactive setting incorporating the areas of Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Art. Lessons will focus (more…)


  • August 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Code: SI-6 Part 1 – August 17, 2021; Part 2 – August 18, 2021 Description: In this two-part OTF Summer Institute, participants will delve deeply into the critically important topic of media literacy as we explore ways to help students become wise consumers of media and responsible producers of their own media. Together, participants (more…)


  • August 18, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Code: SI-3 Part 1 – August 18, 2021; Part 2 – August 19, 2021 Description: In this two-part OTF Summer Institute, participants will explore ways to facilitate subsequent language learning in the classroom using Drama techniques. Together, we will explore ways to expand the power of “action-oriented approaches” using Drama. We will harness the (more…)


  • August 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Course Code: SI-9 This full-day Institute takes place on August 19, 2021 Description: In this one-day OTF Summer Institute, participants will investigate how we can invite students into writing and help learners see themselves as writers. Together, we will explore a variety of strategies, approaches and emerging ideas related to supporting writers. Participants will try (more…)