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June 2019

Professionally Speaking

The Publication of the Ontario College of Teachers

Professionally Speaking June 2019. The cover is of a young student.

Protecting Students

Bill 48 means better student protection, enhanced teacher professionalism and improved governance.

Photo of a group of educators working on a project.

Photo of Jenni Donohoo, Ontario Certified Teacher.

In Your Profession

In Your Classroom

Tools of the Trade

Photo of Nicole Chen, Ontario Certified Teacher, standing at the front of a group of students. Nicole is reading Shakespeare to the students.

Great Teaching

Nicole Chen, OCT, helps her students tackle challenges, gain confidence and find their words.

Remarkable Teacher

Citytv Breakfast Television co-host Dina Pugliese says her Grade 1 teacher was an early role model and a major inspiration.

Final Exam

Lane Merrifield’s journey from frustrated student to tech wunderkind, Disney exec and Dragon’s Den investor.”

Photo of Afzal Shaikh, Ontario Certified Teacher, seated at a desk with a group of young students. They are all holding iPads.


Tech Class

A Grade 1 class explores a volcano through Google’s Expeditions app.

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Governing Ourselves