Additional Resources

1. Diversity in Teaching

Explore the Diversity in Teaching website to find out more about events, projects, and resources related to teaching diverse learners and diversifying the teaching force:

Projects on the Diversity in Teaching website related to supporting English Language Learners:

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This video project is part of the ESL Infusion Initiative and related research project directed by Antoinette Gagné. There are five video projects as part of this series that showcase the voices and reflections of new immigrant and Canadian teenagers in Canada, immigrant families and the teachers of their children, and internationally educated teachers and their mentors.

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This project showcases the experiences of diverse adolescents in cultural, religious, or social justice clubs in Toronto District School Board (TDSB) secondary schools, as well as among members of the Student SuperCouncil, and the effects of club participation on the development of identity and intercultural citizenship.

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ESL Infusion Video Series: Voices of English as a Second Language Learners and Their Teachers

This series includes videos on the experiences of immigrant and refugee learners in Canada, ESL support networks, and programs and teaching strategies to facilitate the overall success of ESL learners. A companion guide is also available on this page, which provides background information and group/individual activities for each chapter, as well as a list of resources such as books, journal articles, videos and websites.


EduGAINS is a website that houses ministry developed resources to support policies and programs related to improved learning and teaching - Kindergarten to Grade 12 - in Ontario schools.

3. Flipgrid

Flipgrid is a social learning platform that where teachers and students record and create short videos to share their ideas, story and work:

Follow this link to access the Educator's Guide to Flipgrid:

4. Colorín Colorado

Colorín Colorado is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of bilingual, research-based information, activities, and advice for educators and families of English language learners (ELLs):