Ontario's Directory of Best Practices

Directory of Best Practices

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The Directory offers

  • accessible on-line with little or no cost
  • instructors can quickly access activities, information about a topic, lesson plans example curriculums
  • managers can download curriculums and professional development activities
  • practitioners can search for relevant professional development
  • new instructors can access foundational resources to develop their teaching competencies.
  • each resource has been vetted for Best Practice standards to maintain the validity and reliability of content 
  • resources link to an original site (where possible and applicable)
  • resources have been used and approved by users
  • resources and content have been referenced to Keystone Concepts and CLBs for curriculum and lesson development and/or professional learning
  • the site will be monitored to ensure that resources are current and vetted, and to ensure that links are functioning

How to use the Directory

"How To" webinars have been developed in French and English.

Best Practices Webinars

Best Practices Newsletters

A quarterly newsletter will be sent to all TESL members introducing new resources, highlighting a “toolkit” (a curated set of resources) and news of interest.

History of the Directory


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Please send an email to bestpractices@teslontario.org