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Course Description

 
This course will extend skills and knowledge and develop an in-depth understanding of the design, delivery, and assessment of the Ontario Curriculum for the Junior Grades 4-6. It focuses on the belief that effective junior programs include active, play-based learning and develop an individualized curriculum to enhance and support social and language development of junior-aged students.
 

Course Outline

Topics in this course include:
  • Role of the teacher at the junior level
  • Theories of cognitive development
  • Reading and the junior learner (teaching strategies, literacy, attention to boys’ literacy, literature circles)
  • Teaching writing, writing development (6 traits + 1)
  • Media Literacy at the junior level
  • Assessment strategies for literacy
  • Mathematics at the Junior Level (instructional approaches, math manipulatives, differentiating instruction for math)
  • Accommodations and Modifications, differentiating instruction for students with special needs
  • Daily Physical Activity at the junior level
  •  General Classroom Management at the junior level 

 

Notes

Textbooks
There are no textbooks required for this course.
 

OSAP Funding for AQ Courses

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) now includes funding for hundreds of micro-credential programs. The micro-credentials plan ensures loans and grants will be available to more learners to rapidly upskill and reskill for in-demand jobs. Please be advised that this AQ course is on the list of eligible courses for OSAP funding. Please view the Micro-credential website for details and eligibility. https://www.ontario.ca/page/micro-credentials-ontarios-postsecondary-schools.

Who can get OSAP?

 https://www.ontario.ca/page/learn-about-osap#section-1

OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are:

  • Canadian citizens
  • permanent residents, or
  • protected persons

Students must enroll in courses prior to the semester deadline date.  OSAP would directly reimburse you for the tuition fee.  If you have questions regarding Micro-credential funding, please contact Student Awards and Financial Aid at award1@uwindsor.ca.

 

Prerequisites

  • Hold a Certificate of Qualification showing basic qualifications in two divisions:  i.e. Primary, Intermediate, or Senior.  
  • OCT Certificate must be in good standing.
  •  An acceptable university degree.

Important Notice: While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers. It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites

 

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Section Title
ABQ Junior Division (Fall 2023)
Section Schedule
Oct 10, 2023 to Nov 20, 2023
Delivery Options
Online - Asynchronous Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $735.00
Reading List / Textbook
There are no textbooks required for this course.
Section Notes

The deadline to enroll for Fall 2023 courses has been extended to October 1, 2023.  All tuition fees and supporting admission documentation is due by this date.

 

For discounts, view section details.

Section Title
ABQ Junior Division (Winter 2024)
Section Schedule
Jan 29, 2024 to Apr 14, 2024
Delivery Options
Online - Asynchronous Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $735.00
Reading List / Textbook
There are no textbooks required for this course.
Section Notes
The deadline to enroll in Winter 2024 is January 15th, 2024.
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