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Education: K-12 Teaching Resources

This guide provides recommended K-12 teaching resources for students enrolled in the Master of Teaching and Master of Arts in Child Study and Education programs at OISE.


ON-Core is an easy-to-use collection of online streaming videos that are correlated with Ontario’s K-12 curricula. Teachers and students can quickly find relevant, current Canadian content by searching by subject, grade, course and/or strand. Educational titles are tailored to support teaching in the Ontarian classroom.

Education in Video

An online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers, Education in Video includes over 1200 hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.  Please note that most of the content is U.S.


An interactive K-12 database of media content, including video clips, speeches, images, songs, and more from a variety of educational publishers. OISE students and instructors in the CTEP, MT, and MA Child Studies and Education programs have access to Learn360 through the Ontario Educational Resource Bank (OERB).

Login information for the OERB was emailed to OISE students in the pr CTEP, MT, and MA CSE programs in September. For additional information, please contact


National Film Board (NFB)

A growing collection of NFB films marked "campus" have been selected especially for the educational sector and are available to University of Toronto users at

Many NFB films are available to the general public through

Webcasts for Educators

The Learning Exchange: a series of webcasts "by educators for educators", built in collaboration with the Ontario Ministry of Education's Student Achievement Division. Resources are designed to support learners at all levels of education - from early learning through to adult education.


Other Streaming Videos Available @ UTL

For additional sources of streaming video available through the University of Toronto Libraries, please see the Media Commons site (scroll to the bottom of the homepage).


Counseling and Therapy in Video

While the target audience for Counseling and Therapy in Video is social workers, psychologists, and therapists, many of the resources are equally relevant to teachers. 

Other Videos Available Online

For a list of educational videos freely available online, see the research guide created by Kate Gibbings and Paul McGuire at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT):

"Film with Images"

Photo by S_Falkow, under
Creative Commons Licence