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September 2019

Professionally Speaking

The Publication of the Ontario College of Teachers

Photo of Karen Murray, Ontario Certified Teacher, a board-wide principal of equity, anti-racism and anti-oppression at TDSB.

Professional Judgment

Learning to do the right thing.

Photo of two people smiling with a smiling child in the middle. In the background is a flag with horizontal rainbow stripes.


Photo of Eugenia Duodu, the executive director for the Visions of Science Network for Learning.


In Your Profession

In Your Classroom

Tools of the Trade

Photo of Chris Mara, Ontario Certified Teacher, smiling while resting arms along a wooden banister.


Great Teaching

In a remote community on Manitoulin Island, Chris Mara, OCT, encourages students to take risks, make mistakes and find their own paths.

Remarkable Teacher

Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida reflect on the teachers who shaped and encouraged their careers.

Final Exam

Lindsay Wong sheds light on the school days that figure prominently in her bestselling memoir, The Woo Woo.

Photo of Antonio Saccucci, Ontario Certified Teacher, outside in the school playground with five students. All are smiling. There is a drone hovering over their heads.



Tech Class

Grade 5s learn to program drones, practising teamwork and building skills as they fly.

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Governing Ourselves