Useful Updates from OTF:
Remember that all OTF members, can use the online lesson planner
OTFPlanboard for free. Information about OTFPlanboard and sign up
instructions are found here:
You can access archived OTFConnects (professional learning webinars) by visiting:
Canadian Wildlife Federation
This item courtesy of Jim Giles (ETFO)
All their current education programs can be found here:
Kids Help Phone
“Kids Help Phone is Canada’s ONLY national counselling service for young people. As a charity, we rely on the generous support of our donors to fulfill our mission to help kids face the challenges of growing up. Our trained professional counsellors listen when no one else can or will wherever and whenever young people need us most: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in English and French.
Young people from ages 5 to 20 can connect, anonymously and confidentially, with Kids Help Phone by calling or visiting http://www.kidshelpphone.ca
Kids Help Phone has resources and tools available for educators on a variety of topics including bullying, online safety and suicide. They can be found here: http://org.kidshelpphone.ca/resources/
They also have materials posters and wallet cards available for order here:
Friends of the Mississauga Library System
For those in the Peel area, you may be interested in the Teachers Only Book Sale, an annual opportunity for teachers to add to their personal and school collections of children’s books. This year, the sale is on September 19, 2015 at the Mississauga Central Library.