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Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

Teaching Biology in Grades 11 & 12 (BC)

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Course Schedule
Session Dates Deadline Status
Winter 2021 Jan 25, 2021 - Apr 09, 2021 Jan 08, 2021 Open
Late Winter 2021 Feb 22, 2021 - Apr 23, 2021 Feb 05, 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

  • CONT954
  • CAN 735.00
  • 6 credits
  • 100 hours
  • EN
  • Online

The emphasis in this course is on the development of student-centered teaching strategies for teaching and learning in life science and related courses. The course is designed to promote strategies that support students' conceptual development and enduring understandings.

In this course teachers will:

• inquire into practice through reflection, active engagement, and collaboration with colleagues and the instructor

• explore and implement curriculum expectations of the BC Ministry of Education

• assess and integrate teaching and learning strategies for student learning in life sciences and related studies

• develop foundations to design curriculum for life sciences

• create learning environments conducive to the development of the competencies as they relate to life sciences and related studies

• assess and implement resources to enhance the teaching and learning in life sciences

• apply strategies to enhance the school community, including parents, students, colleagues, staff, and the community

• analyze and develop responses to issues and innovations in the teaching and learning of life sciences

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Application Requirements

B.C. Teaching Certification

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Course Materials

This course has no required resources.
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