Listening to Student Voices on Identity Safety

Resources Used

The book Identity Safe Classrooms: Places to Belong and Learn contains the eight rules for building identity safe classrooms, observations about who historically has tended to “not belong,” descriptions of the “warm” versus “cold” teacher, and many other valuable observations about identity safety.

The OTF document The challenges of measuring well-being in schools: A review prepared for the Ontario Teachers’ Federation examines how to measure well-being. Of particular interest are pages 14-21 which look at teacher responsibilities in implementing wellness strategies.