As the 2020-2021 school year unfolds, and the education landscape continues to shift, the OECTA Provincial Professional Development department is mindful of the pressures placed upon members. They are striving to be responsive to the diverse needs of members and continue to offer differentiated professional development opportunities. Below are some of OECTA Provincial’s professional leaning […]
Free Mental Health Literacy Course for Elementary Teachers School Mental Health Ontario recently released a new MH LIT – Mental Health in Action literacy course. This course provides elementary educators with basic knowledge and information related to mental health, social-emotional learning, strategies to enhance student mental health, and everyday practices for use in the classroom. The free course will help you to: deepen your […]
WebExperience: Democracy & Elections Series / Série de Webinaires Élections et Démocratie OECTA Provincial’s Professional Development Department, in partnership with Elections Canada, presents Série de Webinaires Élections et Démocratie, a French language webinar series for teachers. Beginning in July 2020, seven (7) different WebExperiences will be available, specially designed for Intermediate and Senior level French […]
ELECTIONS CANADA FREE RESOURCE AND IN-CLASS SUPPORTS FOR TEACHERS THROUGH & PILOT PROJECT FOR GTA TEACHERS
Helping teachers access resources and tools for learning, teaching and engaging students in federal elections and democracy has been made simpler through electionsanddemoncracy.ca. This website offers teachers access to free teaching resources, lesson plans as well as in-class supports. Resources are available for Kindergarten to Grade 12.
OECTA’s Professional Development Department, in partnership with Elections Canada, presents the WebExperience: Democracy & Elections Series. Beginning April 16, 2020, seven (7) different WebExperiences will be available, specially designed for Intermediate and Senior level teachers in a broad spectrum of subject areas.
These online, inquiry based, interactive sessions will take teachers on a tour of the free resources available through Elections Canada
Each live session will take place between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Registration is not required, however space is limited to 25 participants per session. All sessions will be recorded and posted to the provincial website for future on-demand viewing. For more information and a complete list of offerings, visit: http://www.catholicteachers.ca/For-Your-Classroom/WebEXPERIENCE.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA 2019 This event is open to Dufferin-Peel OECTA members and their immediate families (member plus 1 adult guest and accompanying children) and includes breakfast, a bouncy castle, arts & crafts and a free picture with Santa. The cost for the event is $5/person and all proceeds will be donated to Operation Christmas […]
Project Overseas – Teachers Teaching Teachers is a joint endeavor between the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) and its provincial and territorial affiliates, including OECTA. This project allows OECTA to give their members the opportunity to provide teaching assistance in developing countries. The purpose of Project Overseas (PO) is to improve the quality of education in […]