Resources updated October 08, 2017

Health and Phys Ed  Secondary Resources from

Ophea H&PE Secondary Resources!

Ophea's new H&PE Secondary Resources support teachers in helping students acquire the physical and health literacy skills needed to thrive in the 21st century and lead a healthy, active life.

The comprehensive resources support quality implementation of the 2015 Health and Physical Education (H&PE) Curriculum: Grades 9-12 and provide:

The H&PE Secondary Resources include 6 interconnected yet standalone components:

The H&PE Secondary Resources are available to educators from school boards or organizations that have purchased access. Private schools or community organizations can also now purchase access. For more information on purchasing the resource email

Access the H&PE Secondary Resources now!

For more information on Ophea’s H&PE Secondary Resources please email, - Support for PE, Health and Safety guidelines

Ophea is a not-for-profit organization that champions healthy, active living in schools and communities through quality programs and services, partnerships and advocacy, and is led by the vision that all children and youth value and enjoy the lifelong benefits of healthy, active living. Click here to visit

TeachOntario: For Ontario Teachers, By Ontario Teachers

 TeachOntario is an online resource created for Ontario teachers, by Ontario teachers. TeachOntario can be accessed online here. To view TeachOntario’s most recent newsletter, register here.

Beginning Teacher Handbookteacher and books

A handbook directed at helping beginning teachers obtain vital information and confidence has been produced by OECTA.  Read it here. (pdf format) note: This is a large file and may take several minutes to download.

OECTA publications for Occasional Teachers

Occasional Teacher Primer - A Resource for Occasional Teachers. This booklet has been created to give you some practical, useful advice on surviving and thriving as an occasional teacher.

Essential Information for Occasional Teachers - Practical advice and support for occasional teachers

OECTA Daily Occasional Teacher Survival Guide - A Professional Development Steering Committee Project

Beginning  Teachers - Survive and Thrive online conference

Survive and Thrive is a virtual conference for beginning teachers.

OECTA documents   [in PDF format]:

The following resources are available on the OECTA 'member centre' pages at You will have to create an account (it only takes a few moments with the information from your member card). Documents and resources to enhance your teaching are available.

The OECTA web site has parent resources that you can use when interviewing or speaking to parents. Topics include: "Learning to Read", "Homework is Worthwhile", and "Parents and Teachers as Partners". Find these, and others, here on the OECTA web pages.

Teaching ideas and planningnotepad and pencil

Note: Please evaluate these pages carefully. The contents will change, and there is no guarantee that the materials follow Ontario Guidelines. These pages were visited, and appear to have value as additional resources. Using these materials, as always, requires professional judgment.

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