Sam Forson

Managing Anxiety About Returning to School

There is still half of the summer left and yet some teachers will start to have anxiety about returning to school now and will miss out on some of the enjoyment of the summer. There is so much to...

Things to do Before Going to a Job Interview

It's time to start applying to teaching jobs and you wonder how many hundreds of applications you should send out? Here are some tips to help you get started (on the first few). Often principals...

Business Cards for Substitute Teachers

What information should you include on your business card as a Substitute Teacher? Of course, you will have a business card; this is not ridiculous - this is 2022! Teachers, principals and office...

Finding Your Own Classroom Management Style

They say it takes about 5 years to find your own classroom management style as a teacher. I think it took me about 8 years. I’m a bit of a slow bloomer. Even after 5 years, your classroom management...

Which AQ Courses Should I Take?

The best Additional Qualification (AQ) courses for you to take in Ontario depend on why you are taking AQ courses. Do you want to get a permanent teaching position or a better teaching position or a...

Summer Reading List 2022

Here are some new books to check out over the summer! (Or at least to intend to read - lol!) Read all about the scientific farm in the middle of Ottawa! Poems about students in the Canadian North,...

Not Sure What You’re Teaching Next Year?

Sometimes we end the school year and we are unsure what we will be teaching the following year. This can happen for many reasons and will most likely happen a few times in your career. Here are some...

Guest Speaker on Access2Education Podcast!

Listen to this podcast where we discuss how occasional teachers can support neurodiverse students, and as an extension, how all teachers can support a variety of learners....