October 2010, Issue 51
Your College and You
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news and professional information from the Ontario College of Teachers.
In this Issue:
World Teachers' Day 2010
Today, teachers around the world are being celebrated for their commitment
and integrity which influence students for the rest of their lives.
The College wishes to pay tribute to caring teachers like you who
lead children into a world of exciting learning experiences.
Every day across Ontario teachers help students develop their minds,
their capacity for self-expression and their desire to be the best
they can be.
You develop the hope and aspirations of students struggling to succeed
and you experience the satisfaction of seeing their faces light up
with pride when they are learning.
Today is UNESCO’s
World Teachers’ Day.
Today is YOUR day.
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Now online: A practicum resource filled with practical
happening with the practicum in Ontario?
You can find out online in Contemporary
Practices in Ontario Programs of Professional Education: Practice
Teaching Resource 2010.
This resource provides a reader-friendly overview of innovative practicum
practices in Ontario’s faculties and schools of education, district
school boards and schools. You’ll find information about school,
board and community partnerships, associate teachers, preparing teacher
candidates for the practicum, and placement.
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Your membership card can provide you with discounts
at stores and attractions throughout Ontario.
More Great Discounts for OCTs
The list of organizations offering free admission and discounts across
Ontario keeps growing.
Recent examples include:
Your membership card provides proof that you are a professional teacher
licensed to teach in Ontario's publicly funded schools.
Be sure to show your card when you're purchasing supplies or visiting
major attractions. Many book sellers, museums, zoos and office supply
stores provide discounts to teachers.
For a complete list of organizations that offer discounts to members,
If you visit an attraction that's not on our discount list, you might
ask them to consider participating in our discount program. Organizations
can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for
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