OTF Connects Spring Calendar 2017

The OTF Connects Spring Calendar is now open for registration!  Please check out our exciting new webinars! Don’t forget to share this information with your colleagues! Please visit often as new sessions are added regularly.   FEBRUARY Feb. 16 Get Kids Talking using Tech Tools! Anja Kitchen and Carrie Daniels Feb. 22 Infusing a Spirit …

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Survey on books being taught in English classrooms, Grades 7 to 12

This survey only takes about three minutes to complete and it may shape the Ontario cultural strategy and funding for schools. The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport has identified a lack of Canadian content in schools as an area of concern that they plan on addressing over the next three years. OBPO has …

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Joining the Circle: new and exciting COPA and OTF resource for educators

COPA (le Centre ontarien de prévention des agressions) is proud to release the new multimedia toolkit, Joining the Circle. This new resource was designed to support safe, strong and free classrooms and schools. It was created by COPA in partnership with the Ontario Teachers’ Federation through a grassroots approach in collaboration with First Nations, Métis …

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Nominations open for OTIP Teaching Awards 2017

Nominations are open for the 2017 awards. The deadline for receipt of nominations is March 31, 2017. There are three categories of awards: elementary school teacher, secondary school teacher and beginning teacher in the first five years of teaching. A teacher may be nominated by anyone – professional colleagues, students, parents, or the general public. …

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