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Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

ABQ Junior

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Course Schedule
Session Dates Deadline Status
Winter 2021 Jan 25, 2021 - Apr 09, 2021 Jan 22, 2021 Open
Late Winter 2021 Feb 22, 2021 - Apr 23, 2021 Feb 05, 2021 Open
Spring 2021 Apr 12, 2021 - Jun 11, 2021 Apr 02, 2021 Open
Late Spring 2021 May 10, 2021 - Jul 02, 2021 Apr 30, 2021 Open
Summer 2021 Jun 28, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021 Jun 18, 2021 Open
Late Summer 2021 Aug 09, 2021 - Oct 01, 2021 Jul 30, 2021 Open
*Registration will remain open until 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the posted registration deadline date.
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Course Description

  • CONT564
  • CAN 685.00
  • 125 hours
  • EN
  • Online

Welcome to the Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) course Junior Division. Teaching Grades 4, 5, and 6 is an opportunity to explore interesting curriculum topics and concepts, and to work with children who are developing as independent learners. Teachers need to know how to engage Junior students in the learning process and how to help them develop skills they can use to be successful in their challenging teenage years. This course will give you an opportunity to learn about the Junior level learner and investigate ways to structure a dynamic learning environment. You will also explore the topics and concepts in the Ontario curriculum and consider effective planning and implementation. You will have opportunities to look at ways to incorporate assessment, evaluation, and reporting into the daily life of a Junior classroom. By the end of the course, you will have a portfolio of ideas and resources to equip you for the Junior level classroom.

Course Learning Expectations

In this course you will have the opportunity to:

  • engage in activities which draw on prior knowledge, reflect on new information, and consolidate an understanding of the role of a Junior teacher
  • analyze teaching strategies and apply new ideas to a teaching repertoire
  • plan the classroom environment
  • examine curriculum documents and methods of integrating curriculum
  • evaluate print and online resources for the Junior learner
  • consider accommodations and modifications
  • incorporate technology trends into the classroom
  • demonstrate confidence in teaching literacy and numeracy at the Junior level
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Application Requirements

We will use the OCT number you provide during online registration to confirm OCT Membership with qualifications in Primary, Intermediate or Senior.

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Course Materials

This course has no required resources.
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Applicants who require accommodations for a specific learning need (e.g., learning disability) within their AQ/ABQ course, should click here for further information and support.

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