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Primary Junior Social Studies Teacher Resources

Here you will find teacher and classroom resources to support The Ontario Curriculum: Social Studies, Grades 1 to 6 (2018).

Educator Resources

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The Facing History and Ourselves organization site is a wonderful resource for Social Studies teachers who want to discover ways to teach and learn about challenging topics in classrooms, especially in the elementary to secondary grades.  See the Facing Canada blog for connections to find resources that speak directly to our history and heritage.

Learning Environment

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Two reports published by the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, a collaboration of Massachusetts Advocates for Children and Harvard Law School, Volumes 1 and 2 of Helping Traumatized Children Learn offer teachers "a process for creating supportive learning environments that benefit all children". View the video clip that shares the five core ideas of these two volumes