Tag Archives: Teaching to Diversity

Authentic Indigenous Content for Middle Years and High School Classrooms

With the new school year just around the corner, we’ve heard from teachers like you looking to include Indigenous perspectives in your curriculum. If you’re looking to incorporate more great literature from Indigenous authors into your classroom, this list is for you. These stories make great reads for older students with powerful touch points for […]

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Authentic Indigenous Content for Early Years Classrooms

As you prepare for another school year, curriculums across Canada are changing to include thoughtful, high-quality Indigenous content. This is a critical shift in Canadian culture, in which you—as an educator—have the power to spark important discussions about where we’ve come from, and where our future may lead. Written by Indigenous authors, these books give […]

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8 Takeaways on Project-Based Learning from Catch a Fire

While project-based learning, or PBL, isn’t exactly a new concept in education, it also isn’t mainstream. Catch a Fire: Fuelling Inquiry and Passion Through Project-Based Learning, is a collection of insights edited by Matt Henderson. The book combines the perspectives of fourteen educators on the power of PBL. In every chapter, each writer presents a […]

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Find Us at Congress 2019!

This year, we’re honoured to be exhibiting at the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Vancouver, BC from May 31-June 4, 2019. We’ll be joined by some of the inspiring educators and authors we’ve worked with over the past year. If you’re unfamiliar with the event, it’s an annual gathering of over 70 […]

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Spring Break! Tips for Recharging from Ensouling Our Schools

Spring break is right around the corner, and is a time for both you and your students to recharge. After the break, what can you and your students do to stay recharged during the rest of the school year? In Ensouling Our Schools: A Universally Designed Framework for Mental Health, Well Being, and Reconciliation (Ensouling […]

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Why You Need the Latest “Hands-On Science and Technology” for Your Classroom

Every teacher knows that part of preparing today’s learners for a successful tomorrow is to teach using methods that engage learners and spark creativity and interest inside—and outside—the classroom. The latest edition of Hands-On Science and Technology: An Inquiry Approach is designed to meet the changing needs of Ontario students and educators. It includes brand-new […]

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Interview with Dr. Pamela Rose Toulouse author of Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Schools

Pamela Rose Toulouse, Ph.D., is an Anishinabekwe (Ojibwe/Odawa woman) from Sagamok First Nation. Currently, she is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. She has 25 years of diverse experience throughout the elementary to postsecondary education continuum, and a 3M National Teaching Excellence Fellow. She is also the […]

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Join Us for Resource Teachers Book Launch

Please join McNally Robinson Booksellers, Portage & Main Press, and Dr. Jennifer Katz Celebrating Resource Teachers: A Changing Role in the Three-Block Model of Universal Design for Learning The series Tools for Instruction and Reading Assessment will also be launched this evening. All titles are part of the Teaching to Diversity series. DATE: Tuesday, February […]

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Now Available!

Tools for Instruction and Reading Assessment series for grades 1–12 by Dr. Jennifer Katz The series Tools for Instruction and Reading Assessment is a companion piece to Dr. Katz’s book Teaching to Diversity. The 24-book series supports the three-block model of universal design for learning. It includes A Model Unit and Reading Assessment Program Guide […]

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Creating Inclusive Classrooms

8 IMPORTANT FACTORS FOR CREATING AN INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM from Teaching to Diversity by Dr. Jennifer Katz In Teaching to Diversity, Dr. Katz provides a wealth of tools and information for creating inclusive classrooms. She focuses on how to diversify curriculum, instruction, and assessment in such a way that even students who have previously not been […]

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