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September 7, 2007
New Programs and Resources From Equity and Women's Services
Woman Abuse Affects our ChildrenETFO is offering two-day regional workshops on the effects of violence against women on children. For more information, visit www.etfo.ca.
Roots of EqualityETFO's new resources: lesson plans for Grades 3, 4, and 5 focussing on healthy, equal relationships, plus workshops for Grade 7/8 girls' conferences and tip sheets for teachers and parents. To download the resources, please go to www.etfo.ca.
Think on Your Feet is a dynamic communications course for women aspiring to leadership positions at the local level, particularly in the area of collective bargaining. Think on Your Feet is being offered twice during the 2007/2008 school year on November 22nd and 23rd and on April 17th and 18th at the ETFO office. Participants sign up for one session only. Registrations for both sessions are due back to the Provincial Office by October 26, 2007.
The ETFO Special Education Handbook
Professional Services is pleased to announce the launch of the ETFO Special Education Handbook: A Practical Guide for All Teachers. This resource, designed for classroom teachers, special education teachers, and occasional teachers, provides strategies to help program for students with special needs. The book includes: an overview of special education in Ontario, over 30 pages of strategies that can be implemented to help address specific needs, a glossary, and suggested resources. Now available at shopETFO, $15 plus GST.
If we want young Canadians to grow up into active citizens, then shouldn’t we give them a way to practice first? That’s what Student Vote is all about. Student Vote provides teachers and their students with all the resources they need to structure their own campaigns during the election period. To support this effort ETFO produced the curriculum document You Choose.
To find out more about Student Vote and to register your classroom, go to www.studentvote.ca.