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March 2020

Professionally Speaking

The Publication of the Ontario College of Teachers

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Teaching Through the Decades

From four-years experience to half a century in the classroom, teachers share their perspectives.

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Photo of Sara Dimerman, a psychologist, founder of The Parent Education Resource Centre, author and podcast host.

In Your Profession

In Your Classroom

Tools of the Trade

Photo of Lynne Charette, OCT, standing and smiling.

Great Teaching

Lynne Charette, OCT, sets the tone that flows from principal to teacher to student.

Remarkable Teacher

A dream team of remarkable teachers helped shape Marnie McBean into the successful athlete and coach she is today.

Final Exam

Polaris Music Prize winner Haviah Mighty on how a childhood full of reading led to rapping.

Photo of Josée Landriault, OCT, smiling in a suit with arms crossed. Josée stands in between two tables in a classroom with students sitting and standing.


Tech Class

A high school uses robots and 3D printers to keep students interested in staying with the French school board.

Photo of a teacher and two students in a classroom wearing safety goggles. The teacher has gloves on to pour a substance from a bottle.
Focus on AQs

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Governing Ourselves