Welcome to STAOblog!!!!!!

sparksSTAOblog – the place for Ontario teachers to share best practices in

  • Grades 1-8 Science and Technology
  • Grades 9-12 Science

What to expect?

  • Five new innovative posts each week
  • High quality content vetted by STAO curriculum experts
  • Perfect alignment to the Ontario curriculum
  • Posts for both elementary and secondary educators
  • Classroom-ready resources and teaching ideas
  • A engaging place to dialogue and “talk teaching” for both STAO members and non-members

Get Involved in the dialogue:

  • Post your favourite teaching idea or activity. Check out Got a Great Teaching Idea for tips on what to submit.
  • Comment on the posts
  • Rate the post with our convenient “Rate this” feature
  • Tell your friends about the blog through your social media connections
  • Keep the dialogue going on other STAO social media platforms

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Bringing Science Education to Life 

Countdown to Inspiring Innovation STAO2014

STAO2014_5Whether you are a veteran or a newbie teacher, attending the STA02014 conference will undoubtedly be the highlight of your professional learning year. It will inspire you to transform thinking and learning practices in the classroom. This year, the emphasis is on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Continue reading