Ontario English Catholic Teachers

Primary Education


Busy Bees Leigh Cassell

Blogger Leigh Cassell works in partnership with a Grade 5/6 teacher developing a classroom blog. Various topics appropriate to students and teachers are shared. Cassell works full-time for the Avon Maitland District School Board AMDSB Program Department supporting blogging as pedagogy. The blog is aims to help educators with curriculum and planning. Classroom material can be downloaded for free or purchased at a reasonable price.

Council of Associated Primary Educators (CAPE)
CAPE provides professional development opportunities for primary educators with networking and co-learning through webinars. Their focus is on framing a seamless pedagogy from Kindergarten to Grade 3.
Straightforward design and high-quality posts characterize this blog written by a Grade 2 teacher.
The blog is run by Erin Klein who is a teacher, author, and parent, who has earned her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, and uses this background to share her interesting and effective ideas for teaching.
Ms. Cassidy’s Classroom Blog
Canadian Grade 1 teacher Kathy Cassidy invites readers into the classroom to interact with students and her dynamic lessons. She shares ideas like making fairy-tale characters out of clay, as well as allowing viewers to witness her students’ learning firsthand by posting videos and photographs.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. They advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.