This course explores structure and factors as they relate to creating classroom communities and rethink classroom management. It also explores student/teacher self-care, mental health and well-being as it relates to classroom environments, teaching and learning.
- exploring Ontario’s curriculum, policies, frameworks, strategies, and guidelines
- examining the processes involved in creating and sustaining safe, healthy, equitable, holistic and inclusive learning environments that honour and respect diversity, facilitate student learning, foster student voice, encourage critical thinking and promote social justice
- examining the structure and contextual factors (for example, power, identities, authority, privilege, resistance, and discrimination) as they relate to creating classroom communities and rethinking classroom management
- exploring classroom management and other theories that relate to building classroom communities and rethinking classroom management
- exploring student/teacher self-care, mental health and well-being as it relates to classroom environments, teaching and learning
- exploring instructional practices that foster caring, respectful and trusting relationships among all members of the learning community
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?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Hold a “Certificate of Qualification” showing basic qualifications in two divisions, i.e. Primary, Junior, Intermediate, or Senior.
- "Certificate of Qualification" must be in good standing.
NOTE: If you have qualifications in Technological Education subjects, your certificate of qualification and registration enables you to complete a number of AQs, including any in Schedule C.
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