Teacher, Take Care

Teaching can be a highly satisfying profession, but it can also be overwhelming. Through stories by diverse educators, this professional resource invites you to try different wellness strategies, explore varying perspectives, and consider new ideas of what it means to “be well.”

Write to Read

60 practical lessons that guide students to write in a variety of forms. Organized alphabetically, they give students opportunities to read books that can inspire their writing and to write for a variety of purposes.

Spelling Through Phonics

This 40th anniversary edition of the beloved bestseller has the same compact and easy-to-use format thousands of educators know and love! Teach spelling easily and efficiently in grades 1–3 using the McCrackens’ original spelling instruction program, reproducibles, and detailed instructions for visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning.

Teaching Mindfulness

This guidebook for educators—whether professional teachers or home-school parents—focuses on the importance of including mindfulness as part of the curriculum. Mindfulness helps children understand the power of choice, encourages them to recognize their feelings, and increases their ability to stay focused.

Mathematizing Student Thinking

Mathematizing Student Thinking outlines an approach to mathematics instruction that emphasizes making connections to the lived experiences of students. It supports teachers in providing students with problems that are meaningful, engaging, and purposeful and support students as independent, critical thinkers.

Teacher Guide for A Girl Called Echo

Written by Anishinaabe educator Reuben Boulette, this guide includes lesson plans specific to each book in the A Girl Called Echo series, original articles about the history of the Métis Nation and their fight for sovereignty, and activities that introduce students to the critical study of graphic novels and sequential art.

Managing Student Behavior

This practical book provides an in-depth understanding of student behavior, along with many effective, evidence-based strategies that support positive change. Although there is no one-size-fits-all answer, when these strategies are applied consistently they will have a profound effect on classroom behavior that will last.

Resurgence

This collection of contemporary poetry, art, and narrative supports K–12 teachers in connecting with Indigenous voices and perspectives, bringing Indigenous works in their classrooms, and creating equitable teaching practices.

Powerful Poetry

Adrienne Gear continues the journey of effective literacy instruction with a focus on poetry. Combining writing, reading and oral language skills, this book will provide teachers with a wealth of engaging lessons to bring the power of poetry into their classrooms.

Teacher Guide for This Place: 150 Years Retold

Written by Anishinaabe educator Christine M'Lot, this guide offers 12 lessons that support teachers in introducing students to Indigenous history and culture, exploring acts of sovereignty and resiliency, infusing Indigenous pedagogical practices, and incorporating the This Place CBC podcast when studying the graphic novel.

Beyond the Orange Shirt Story Teacher Lesson Plan

Teacher lesson plan that accompanies the book Beyond the Orange Shirt Story. Beyond the Orange Shirt Story is a unique collection of truths, as told by Phyllis Webstad’s family and others, that will give readers an up-close look at what life was like before, during, and after their Residential School experiences.

Teacher Guide for Sugar Falls

This guide supports teachers of grades 9–12 in using Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story with students. Find ideas for planning lessons throughout the reading process, infusing Indigenous pedagogical practices, creating dynamic learning experiences, and using trauma-informed practices to prepare students for sensitive topics.