Categories: General Interestby Stella Kim In July 2020, the Ontario Ministry of Education made the announcement that it would be ending the practice of academic streaming in Grade 9 in Ontario (source). This change has begun with the release of a new destreamed mathematics curriculum for Grade 9... read more
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Categories: General InterestThis resource is written for elementary school teachers and administrators to provide guidance for the safe delivery of hands-on science and technology programs to students. The resource focuses closely on the elementary science and technology curriculum (The Ontario... read more
Categories: Lesson PlanIn this webinar, presenter Lisa Rossiter-Thornton shares the STAO inquiry resources developed for kindergarten to Grade 8 French as a Second Language teachers over the course of the Project Innovation project. Below is a short video to walk you through the resources.... read more
Categories: Lab/Student ActivityHarvard University’s LabXchange (click here for more information) is a free online platform for science education that lets educators remix and share high-quality content to support differentiated, personalized learning. Click here to view a video designed for... read more
Categories: Lab/Student ActivityDo you feel like you are teaching to a wall? Is your chat filling up with comments from 3-4 students and the rest are silent? Pear Deck is the answer to that problem. There are pre-made prompts for exit cards, openers, and consolidation checks. Also, you can make your... read more
Categories: General InterestThe National Inventors Hall of Fame™ (Canada) (NIHF Canada) and The Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario/ L’Association des professeurs de science de l’Ontario (STAO/APSO) offered a unique professional development opportunity on the power of innovator role models... read more
Categories: General InterestHands-on activities are integral to science education. Continuing to provide these valuable learning experiences in these uncertain times poses several unique challenges and obstacles that the safety-minded science teacher must overcome. This document outlines... read more