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Please see the details for our 2014 Conference below the online registration form.

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The Ontario Teachers’ Federation is pleased to once more offer OTF Connects, OTF’s online community dedicated to bringing teachers together to learn and share through free online webinars.

Broaden and deepen your learning in areas that are relevant to you and your classroom: Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century, Critical Thinking, Financial Literacy, Media Violence Prevention and more!

OTF Connects 2013 titles include:

  • Using Authentic Assessments to Engage Students

  • Supporting Student Learning with iPads

  • Flipped Classroom - The Basics

  • Blogging for Learning

  • BYOD: High-yield Instructional Strategies

  • Reaching the Reluctant Learner Through Technology - Part 2

  • The My Hero Project: Using Technology to Enhance Your Literacy Program

  • Fostering Problem Solving in Mathematics with Critical Thinking

...and many more!

For details and registration, please visit: OTF Connects
Stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter: @otf_pd

The English Language Arts Network (ELAN) is a professional organization of Ontario educators providing curriculum leadership in English, Language Arts, Media Education and English as a Second Language. ELAN members benefit from having access to the latest Language Arts documents, meeting well-known authors and workshop presenters, access to Publishers, and networking with literacy leaders across the province.


ELAN provides opportunities to connect with the LNS, to join Ministry curriculum writing committees, OCT Research Projects, EQAO opportunities and committees for publishing companies. ELAN provides for the exchange of resources and information on the teaching and learning of English, Language Arts, Media and ESL.

Become a member of ELAN today!

  • ELAN holds four meetings a year, each with a professional development component.

  • ELAN advocates for its members by networking with Ontario Boards of Education, Universities and Colleges, Teacher Federations, The Ministry of Education, The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO), The Ontario College of Teachers, and other provincial media and language organizations such as The Association for Media Literacy, and the ESL Resource Group of Ontario.

  • We offer Individual membership rates as well as Group membership through your school board.

  • For more information, please contact our Membership Secretary, Karen Quan King Thompson at karen.quankingthompson@tcdsb.org

  • Please visit the Membership link to download a membership form and view information about our ELAN meetings this year.


Deborah Keefe – Chair

Maria Luisa Lebar - Co-Chair

Marieken Molenaar – Treasurer

Karen Quan King Thompson – Membership Secretary

Allison Cunningham - Meeting Secretary

Laura Beal – Web Keeper

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