TA Week 2023

This week of synchronous online sessions and one in-person day is open to all new and returning TAs at the University of Toronto. All sessions during TA week can be used as paid training.



Teaching Foundations

Teaching Expertise

Monday, Aug 28


Welcome, What I Wished TAs Knew About Our Students

10:15 – 11:15

Preparing for Your First Tutorial in the Sciences & Engineering

Preparing for Your First Tutorial in the Humanities & Social Sciences

Designing Effective Online Learning Experiences

11:30 – 12:30

Labs and Practicals

Discussion Based Tutorials

Q-Design: Effective Practices for Online Learning with Quercus

Tuesday, Aug 29

1:00 – 2:00

Teaching Tips from the TATP Teaching Award Winners

2:15 – 3:15

An Introduction to Grading in the Sciences & Engineering

An Introduction to Grading in the Humanities & Social Sciences

Reflecting on and Articulating your Teaching Experience

3:30 – 4:30

Critical Reading and Reflection

Problem Sets

Your Teaching Persona as an International TA: Transitions and Opportunities

Wednesday, Aug 30

9:00 – 10:00

Cultivating Belonging with Inclusive Classrooms

10:15 – 11:15

Supporting Student Writing

Review and Q&A Tutorials

Orienting to Indigenous Teachings at UofT

11:30 – 12:30

Identifying and Addressing Microaggressions in the University Classroom

Introduction to UDL: Designing Inclusive Learning Environments for Diverse Learners

The Inner Work of Building Inclusive Classrooms

Thursday, Aug 31




8:00– 9:00

Coffee & Refreshments

9:00 – 10:00

Troubleshooting TA Challenges

10:15 – 11:15

Active Learning

Supporting Effective Learning with Academic Resilience

(10:15 – 12:30)

11:30 – 12:30

The Fundamentals of Equity and Inclusion in the Classroom

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch and CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Meet & Greet

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