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Mathematics, Primary and Junior, Part 2

Course Code: VU21MA21

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

This facilitated online course includes some mandatory synchronous sessions with real-time group interaction set by the Instructor. Audio and video recordings may be a required element of the learning.

The Mathematics, Primary and Junior Part 2 Additional Qualification Course will engage you in a process of inquiry to explore and develop a life-long-learner mindset for teaching and, specifically, to take you from what you learned in Part 1 to the next level of expertise for instruction in mathematics. The course embeds proportional/ relative thinking and spatial reasoning in all strands.

Using the multiple lenses of big ideas, cultural diversity, and lesson study, you will examine the pedagogical content knowledge of the curriculum strands in Number Sense (proportional reasoning, fractions, decimals), Geometry and Measurement. Further, you will collaboratively create a guide to the most challenging part of mathematics instruction: the debrief. .

The summative activity for the course is to further develop the entire process of design-down planning by pre-assessing through sample conferencing and other methods the planning, delivery, post-assessment and analysis of the results of a study unit. .


  • Be a member in good standing with the OCT
  • Part 1 completed
  • Minimum ONE year of certified teaching experience by the first day of the course, subsequent to certification

Documents Required

  • Signed Supervisory Officer's Form by course end date confirming teaching experience
Session Dates
Start Date: Jul 05, 2021
End Date: Jul 30, 2021
Online: July 5 – 30, 2021.

Mandatory synchronous sessions: July 5 – July 16 2021 (Monday to Friday). Be available between 8:30am - 4:30 pm. Meeting times and duration of the sessions are set by the instructor. All coursework must be completed by July 30, 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. In addition to the synchronous sessions, 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
Virtual Blended

Peter, Daniel


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