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Professional Development Resources for K-12 Teachers

Ministry Webcasts

Ministry of Education:

Webcasts for Educators provides video clips of expert practitioners putting “best ideas” into practice in Ontario classrooms. Videos segmented for easy use. DVD & viewer’s guide. The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat (LNS) is a Ministry of Education team created to help educators improve achievement for all students.  LNS resources support educators in their professional learning, and address current issues and thinking in the field of education. Expert voices of researchers and practitioners highlight effective classroom, school and board practices that benefit and give voice to all members of the learning community.

Mentoring Moments

Mentoring Moments is an online community of practice for educators across Ontario supporting teacher professional development

Ministry Research

What works: Research into practice 

The research summaries in this collection highlight promising teaching practice at the classroom level. Produced by a partnership between the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat and the Ontario Association of Deans of Education, the articles are written by scholars at Ontario universities who are experts in the field of education.

Teach Ontario

Teach Ontario:

"TeachOntario is an online platform to support sharing, collaboration and knowledge exchange amongst educators across Ontario.

TeachOntario was created by TVO, in partnership with the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF), its Affiliates and the Ministry of Education (EDU), and in consultation with teachers from a variety of districts across the province. Created for Ontario’s teachers, by Ontario’s teachers, TeachOntario serves and celebrates educators throughout the province. 

Ontario educators with a Board of Education email address can register and log in to follow other educators, write blog posts, upload videos and artifacts from the classroom, and start an online community based on subject matter, grade or interest."