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October 2013

Your College and You

Growing support for The Protecting Students Act

Since its introduction to the legislature by Minister Liz Sandals, Bill 103, The Protecting Students Act has been widely received.

Learn what Ontario’s MPPs and educational leaders are saying in support of Bill 103.

 

Initial teacher education program in flight

College Council approved regulatory changes on Oct 4th affecting the accreditation of teacher education programs. These changes define expanded programs as having four academic semesters, a minimum of 80 days of practical experience and core content that includes special education, diversity and equity, current research in teaching and learning, and the use of technology as a tool.

See background.

 

 

Post. Receive. Succeed.

Need money for a new microscope or art materials? MyClassNeeds, a not-for-profit organization and affiliate of Curriculum Services Canada, is ready to help. It uses crowdfunding to raise funds for projects in Canada's K-12 classrooms.

Find out more about how this innovation can support your students’ success.

 

Movie night giveaway!

Want to win a Cineplex Entertainment gift package valued at more than $150? Fill out our Professionally Speaking movie poll and you could win movie passes, popcorn vouchers, limited-edition swag and more.

Take the poll.
 

A $25 gift card for your thoughts

Do the College library resources meet your needs? Email us your thoughts for a chance to win a $25 Michaels gift card (- please include your name and phone number!). Winners’ names will be selected at random.

 

Promoting teacher professionalism

Hundreds of visitors to Word on the Street dropped by the College's booth in late September to learn about professionalism in Ontario teaching, sign up for our newsletters and receive bags, pins and pamphlets. The annual, all-things-literary outdoor festival in Toronto attracted bibliophiles and families galore.

 

Win a copy of Orenda by Joseph Boyden

Teacher and award-winning author Joseph Boyden shares his personal life story and career path with Professionally Speaking readers in the September 2013 issue.

Read more about Mr. Boyden - then like us on Facebook for your chance to win a copy of Orenda!

 

Book reviews
Advice to the profession
Apps Analysis
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