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Mathematics, Grades 7 & 8

Course Code: YU21MA72

Registration Deadline: Jul 22, 2021
This course is still open for registration.

The purpose of the Mathematics, Grades 7 & 8 course is to learn about specific issues and topic areas that are important in teaching mathematics to intermediate students. For example, these grades are where students becoming increasing exposed to more abstract mathematical concepts and ideas such as modelling with algebra, and using formulae like the Pythagorean Theorem, and those for circle relationships. One overarching goal for the course comes from the Ontario College of Teachers guidelines for Mathematics, Grades 7 and 8 Additional Qualification courses: critically exploring and reflecting on past, current and evolving practices in Mathematics, Grades 7 and 8. This course employs a critical, pedagogical lens to explore in a holistic and integrated manner theoretical foundations, learning theory, program planning, development and implementation, instructional design and practices, assessment and evaluation, the learning environment, research and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning across the divisions.

Prerequisites

  • An undergraduate degree acceptable to the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Be a member in good standing with the OCT

Documents Required

  • NONE
Session Dates
Start Date: Aug 03, 2021
End Date: Sep 02, 2021
Online: August 3, 2021 - September 2, 2021.

This 125 hour course consists of 100 hours of interactive coursework and 25 hours of independent learning. Regular and relevant candidate participation is a requirement. Expect to be online at least every second day for Fall, Winter and Spring courses; and every weekday during a Summer course to complete assignments and collaborate in discussion forums. All deadlines will be communicated by the Instructor.


Format / Location
Online

Instructors
Oldridge, Matthew

Price
$685.00


Course listings are accurate as of Jun. 16 12:50 PM.