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ETFO-AQ Onsite Courses


Kindergarten Part 1 Onsite Halton
Price (CAD): $650.00

This onsite course is for primary teachers interested in enhancing their professional knowledge about effective practice with children aged 3.5 – 6 years. The benefits of planned, purposeful play-based learning experiences that ensure the on-going learning of every child will be featured. There is an online component to this course.

Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary division.

    Please note: It is recommended that participants in this course purchase the kindergarten Resource "Thinking it Through". Please refer to course textbook orders below for more information. For information on times, dates and locations, please refer to etfo-aq.ca course calendar




  • Kindergarten Part 1 Onsite Toronto
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This onsite course is for primary teachers interested in enhancing their professional knowledge about effective practice with children aged 3.5 – 6 years. The benefits of planned, purposeful play-based learning experiences that ensure the on-going learning of every child will be featured. There is an online component to this course.

    Weekdays: Monday, July 10 to Friday, July 21

    Please note: Online components will be required to be completed nightly during this time period and also over the weekend of July 15-16 and potentially July 22-23.

    Location: Crescent Town Elementary School, 4 Massey Square, Toronto, M4C 5M9

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary division.

    Please note: It is recommended that participants in this course purchase the kindergarten Resource "Thinking it Through". Please refer to course textbook orders below for more information. For information on times, dates and locations, please refer to etfo-aq.ca course calendar




  • Dance Specialist Onsite Toronto
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    Leadership in Dance Education at the system-level will be the backdrop for the Dance Part 3, Specialist course. Candidates will further extend skills and knowledge from Parts 1 and 2, while examining how to effectively share pedagogical practices with other educators in rich and meaningful ways. This is an onsite course meaning that while the majority of the instruction will occur in a classroom setting there will also be some online activities.

    Location: Alexander Stirling Public School, 70 Fawcett Trail, Scarborough, M1B 3A9

    Dates: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

    Onsite: Weekdays: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Online (part-time component) begins June 26 and ends on July 21

    *Note: Course start and end dates differ slightly from online summer AQs.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Dance Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Dance Part 2 Onsite Toronto
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    Movement and rhythm are essential dance conventions, and the heart and soul of all cultures. Dance Part 2 builds upon the foundation set in Part 1 to extend candidates skills and knowledge on Dance Education pedagogical practices to build instructional and evaluative practices to help students 1) develop their own aesthetic criteria through the creative process, 2) evaluate and validate their creative work, and 3) experience and appreciate rich and diverse cultures and societies through dance. This is an onsite course meaning that while the majority of the instruction will occur in a classroom setting there will also be some online activities.

    Location: Alexander Stirling Public School, 70 Fawcett Trail, Scarborough, M1B 3A9

    Dates: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

    Onsite: Weekdays: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Online (part-time component) begins June 26 and ends on July 21

    *Note: Course start and end dates differ slightly from online summer AQs.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Dance Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Health and Physical Education P/J Part 1 Onsite Halton
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    The Additional Qualification Course, Health and Physical Education, Part I explores the fundamental principles for health and physical education, the development of learners, program planning and implementation, assessment, and creating a safe and inclusive environment as related to teaching and learning in health and physical education. This is an onsite course meaning that while the majority of the instruction will occur in a classroom setting there will also be some online activities.

    Location: Alexander Stirling Public School, 70 Fawcett Trail, Scarborough, M1B 3A9

    Dates: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

    Onsite: Weekdays: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Online (part-time component) runs from July 17 to August 4

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.




  • Kindergarten Part 1 Onsite Limestone
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This onsite course is for primary teachers interested in enhancing their professional knowledge about effective practice with children aged 3.5 – 6 years. The benefits of planned, purposeful play-based learning experiences that ensure the on-going learning of every child will be featured. There is an online component to this course.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary division.

    Please note: It is recommended that participants in this course purchase the kindergarten Resource "Thinking it Through". Please refer to course textbook orders below for more information. For information on times, dates and locations, please refer to etfo-aq.ca course calendar




  • Kindergarten Part 1 Onsite Greater Essex
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This onsite course is for primary teachers interested in enhancing their professional knowledge about effective practice with children aged 3.5 – 6 years. The benefits of planned, purposeful play-based learning experiences that ensure the on-going learning of every child will be featured. There is an online component to this course.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary division.

    Please note: It is recommended that participants in this course purchase the kindergarten Resource "Thinking it Through". Please refer to course textbook orders below for more information. For information on times, dates and locations, please refer to etfo-aq.ca course calendar




  • Dance Part 1 Onsite Toronto
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    What is Dance Education? Why is it important? What does an effective Dance Education program look like in an Ontario classroom? Dance Part 1 will focus on the fundamentals of Dance Education in elementary and secondary schools through theoretical and practical applications. The Elements of Dance and dance conventions (such as rhythm and movement) will be the backdrop for exploring how dance helps students make meaning of their world. This is an onsite course meaning that while the majority of the instruction will occur in a classroom setting there will also be some online activities.

    Location: Alexander Stirling Public School, 70 Fawcett Trail, Scarborough, M1B 3A9

    Dates: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

    Onsite: Weekdays: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Online (part-time component) begins June 26 and ends on July 21

    *Note: Course start and end dates differ slightly from online summer AQs.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.




  • Mathematics Grade 7 & 8 Summer Onsite YR
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend teacher skills and knowledge with a focus on practical instruction and assessment strategies that will help support mathematical learning for students in grades 7 and 8. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply their learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Please note – if you are not qualified to teach intermediate (grades 7 – 10) taking this course will NOT provide you with intermediate qualifications. This course is designed to assist those teachers already qualified to teach in the intermediate panel to teach grades 7 and 8 mathematics.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Intermediate Qualifications.
  • Please note:

    There are onsite and online components to this course. The course begins Tuesday, July 4th and finishes Friday, July 14th, 2017

    Course onsite information:

    Time: 9 am to 2 pm

    Location: Dr. J.M. Denison SS, Bristol Rd, Newmarket, ON L3Y 8J7




    Mathematics PJ Specialist Summer YR
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This Specialist course builds on the work of the Mathematics Primary and Junior part one and two courses with a strong emphasis on leadership in mathematics. Effective collaboration and leadership is stressed, including working with the school team, parents, and advocacy groups.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Mathematics Primary and Junior Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.
  • Please note:

    There are onsite and online components to this course. The course begins Tuesday, July 4th and finishes Friday, July 14th, 2017

    Course onsite information:

    Time: 9 am to 2 pm

    Location: Dr. J.M. Denison SS, Bristol Rd, Newmarket, ON L3Y 8J7




    Mathematics PJ Part 2 Summer Onsite YR
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts examined in Mathematics, Primary and Junior Part One. Communicating with parents and supporting colleagues will be explored. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Mathematics Primary and Junior Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.
  • Please note:

    There are onsite and online components to this course.

    The course begins Tuesday, July 4th and finishes Friday, July 14th, 2017

    Course onsite information:

    Time: 9 am to 2 pm

    Location: Dr. J.M. Denison SS, Bristol Rd, Newmarket, ON L3Y 8J7




    Mathematics PJ Part 1 Summer Onsite YR
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend teacher skill and knowledge with a focus on the effective instruction and assessment strategies that will help support mathematics learning of students in the primary and junior divisions. Candidates will have opportunities to apply their learning through engaging practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.
  • Please note – if you are not qualified to teach in the primary or junior divisions (grades JK – 6) taking this course will NOT provide you with primary or junior qualifications. This course is designed to assist those teachers already qualified to teach in the primary junior division to teach mathematics.

    Please note:

    There are onsite and online components to this course. The course begins Tuesday, July 4th and finishes Friday, July 14th, 2017

    Course onsite information:

    Time: 9 am to 2 pm

    Location: Dr. J.M. Denison SS, Bristol Rd, Newmarket, ON L3Y 8J7




     
    ETFO-AQ Online Courses


    Adapting Curriculum for Second Language Learners Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course will focus on supporting second language learners in elementary and secondary classrooms. Candidates will explore differentiating curriculum, instruction and assessment to meet the needs of students learning a second language. This course would be of interest to teachers of students learning a second language.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies



  • Education Law Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course provides an overview of education law in Ontario. It is divided into four learning experiences that examine general principles of law in-depth. The four learning experiences are: the rights of the individual, the rights and responsibilities of employees, the rights and responsibility of the employer, and governance. Candidates will not only examine the legislation but will also examine case law, arbitrations, and results of other quasi-judicial proceedings in an attempt to better understand how the law is applied. In recognition that the field of education primarily a place of learning but also a place where individuals work, the course will examine employment law within the context of the school system. Candidates will examine numerous case studies that will provide an opportunity for examining legislation, policies, and procedures within a specific context, and to use this information to reflect upon their own professional practice. This course would be of interest to all teachers seeking a leadership role in education in the future.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies



  • Teaching English Language Learners Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of the candidates in the design, delivery and assessment of English as a Second Language instruction. This course will be of interest to all teachers who would like to enhance the learning of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English Literacy Development (ELD) learners at all grade levels and subject areas.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.




  • Teaching English Language Learners Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to further develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the design, delivery and assessment of English as a Second Language programs. English as a Second Language Part 2 will include practical learning experiences that will assist candidates in making the connections between theory and practice. Candidates will have the opportunity to explore, in an integrated delivery model, topics and issues of particular relevance to their teaching circumstance.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: English as a Second Language Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Teaching English Language Learners Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to enhance the leadership, skills and knowledge of the participants in the area of English Language Learners. This course will be of interest to all teachers who would like to become leaders in their districts in the areas of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English Literacy Development (ELD).

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: English as a Second Language Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience with one year working with ELL students, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • French as a Second Language Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    Ce cours vise à introduire les enseignantes et enseignants aux trois programmes du français langue seconde : le programme cadre, le programme enrichi et le programme d'immersion. Le cours parcourt les théories sur l'apprentissage d'une langue seconde, la planification selon les attentes du curriculum et les stratégies courantes pour enseigner le français en salle de classe de façon holistique, intégrée et interactive. La gestion de classe et l'évaluation feront également partie des thèmes importants du cours. La formation reflètera les normes d'exercice de la profession enseignante et de la déontologie ainsi que les politiques du ministère de l'Éducation qui sont enchâssées dans le contenu du cours. Les lectures du cours seront accessibles sur Internet et comprendront des textes audio-visuels et des textes écrits.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.
  • Proficiency in oral and written French . You must successfully complete the proficiency test or prove proficiency before June 16, 2017. Please see French proficiency test below for more information).



  • French Proficiency Test
    Price (CAD): $75.00

    All Candidates in FSL Part 1 must prove their proficiency with French. If you are unable to provide evidence of one of the following below as proof of French proficiency, then you must register for the FSL proficiency test. The test consists of 3 sections, an online reading section, an online writing section and an oral test that is conducted over the phone after successfully passing the reading and writing components.

    The following qualifications would exempt candidates from the proficiency test

  • have a bilingual certificate (from high school French Immersion)
  • Graduated from a Francophone Secondary School
  • have a major in French language, linguistics or literature
  • have a B.Ed in a Francophone B.Ed program
  • have the DELF level B2



  • French as a Second Language Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    Ce cours a pour but de permettre aux participants d'accroître leurs connaissances et compétences acquises à la première partie. La ligne directrice de ce cours s'appuie sur les attentes énoncées par l'ordre des enseignants et enseignants de l'Ontario, et les politiques du ministère de l'Éducation. «Ce cours est conçu afin de concevoir, de mettre en œuvre et de faciliter de façon critique un dialogue sur les occasions d'apprentissage qui incorporent les connaissances professionnelles, les compétences et les orientations pédagogiques.» (OEEO-2016). Les lectures du cours seront accessibles sur Internet et comprendront des textes audio-visuels et des textes écrits.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: FSL part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • French as a Second Language Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    Le cours de FSL Spécialiste vise à approfondir les connaissances acquises dans le cours de FSL Part 1 et 2. Il permet d'agir en tant que leader et avoir recours à la modélisation relativement aux attentes, stratégies et pratiques d'évaluation en fonction des besoins particuliers de chaque élève, et faire la promotion du succès des élèves. Les participants développeront plus profondément leurs connaissances du langage oral dans une classe de français langue seconde, afin de mieux incorporer les théories modernes de l'apprentissage dans la classe de FLS et de créer une communauté d'apprentissage vivante et positive. «Le cours de spécialiste est conçu afin d'améliorer de façon critique et collaborative l'efficacité professionnelle et les pratiques de leadership émancipateur ainsi que d'œuvrer à l'avancement des connaissances en favorisant des cultures de réflexion et de questionnement critiques. » (OEEO-2016) La ligne directrice de ce cours s'appuie sur les attentes énoncées par l'ordre des enseignants et enseignants de l'Ontario, et les politiques du ministère de l'Éducation. Les lectures du cours seront accessibles sur Internet et comprendront des textes audio-visuels et des textes écrits.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: FSL part 1 and 2; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, one must be in the area of FSL certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Geography Grades 7 and 8 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend teacher skills and knowledge with a focus on practical instruction and assessment strategies in Grade 7 and 8 Geography. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply their learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Please note – if you are not qualified to teach intermediate (grades 7 – 10) taking this course will NOT provide you with intermediate qualifications. This course is designed to assist those teachers already qualified to teach in the intermediate panel to teach grades 7 and 8 geography more effectively.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Intermediate Qualifications.



  • History Grades 7 and 8 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend teacher skills and knowledge with a focus on practical instruction and assessment strategies in Grade 7 and 8 History. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply their learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Intermediate Qualfications



  • Inclusive Classroom Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This introductory course explores the theoretical foundations, development of learners, program planning and implementation, assessment, the inclusive learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning with inclusion in mind. Candidates will participate in an adult learning model, where they will create support networks, receive feedback from colleagues and instructors, and share the products of their learning with others. This course will be of interest for teachers interested in issues of equity, social justice, classism and racism through the lens of an inclusive classroom environment.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Inclusive Classroom Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This Part 2 course will continue to explore and extend the theoretical foundations, development of learners, program planning and implementation, assessment, the inclusive learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning with inclusion in mind. Candidates will participate in an adult learning model, where they will create support networks, receive feedback from colleagues and instructors, and share the products of their learning with others. This course will be of interest for teachers interested in issues of equity, social justice, sexism, classism and racism through the lens of an inclusive classroom environment.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Inclusive Classroom Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, that is certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Inclusive Classroom Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This Specialist course will continue to explore with a leadership focus issues of social justice, development of learners, program planning and implementation, assessment, the inclusive learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning with inclusion in mind. Candidates will participate in an adult learning model, where they will create supportive leadership networks, receive feedback from colleagues and instructors, and share the products of their learning with others. This course will be of interest for teachers interested in leadership in the areas of equity, social justice, sexism, classism and racism and inclusive schools.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Inclusive Classroom Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, that is certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Integrated Arts Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend skills and knowledge of Arts instruction with a focus on the 2009 revised Ontario Arts Curriculum on the four Arts strands: Drama, Dance, Music and Visual Arts. Candidates will develop their understanding of Integrated Arts and Arts education by discussing the creative process, theory, pedagogy, and assessment strategies of learning through the arts. They will learn differentiated and inclusive teaching strategies to facilitate effective instruction of integrated arts (hybrid of two or more Arts disciplines), as well as arts integration (combining Arts with other non-Arts subject areas) to address the needs of all learners.

    Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply their learning through discovering resources, sharing practical experiences, creating integrated lessons, and having discussions about the value and benefits of learning through the Arts.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.



  • Integration of Information and Computer Technology Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to provide candidates with a basic foundation in the use of information and communication technology as an educational tool within the classroom setting. Candidates will have opportunities to use strategies that are relevant, meaningful and practical throughout the learning experiences with regard to program, instruction and assessment and evaluation.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Integration of Information and Computer Technology Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to further extend and expand the learning from the part 1 course. Candidates will continue to explore the use of information and technology as a powerful educational tool within the classroom setting. Assessment, collaboration and strategies for building collaboration and support within the education community for the use of technology will be examined.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Integration of Information and Computer Technology Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Integration of Information and Computer Technology Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to further extend and expand the learning from the part 1 and 2 IICT courses. Candidates will continue to explore the use of information and technology as a powerful educational tool using a leadership lens. Leadership in assessment and strategies for building collaboration and support within the education community for the use of technology will be examined.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Integration of Information and Computer Technology Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, one in the area of using technology that is certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Kindergarten Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is for primary teachers interested in enhancing their professional knowledge about effective practice with children aged 3.5 – 6 years. The benefits of planned, purposeful play-based learning experiences that ensure the on-going learning of every child will be featured.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary division.

    Please note: It is recommended that participants in this course purchase the kindergarten Resource "Thinking it Through". Please refer to course textbook orders below for more information.




  • Kindergarten Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is for teachers interested in extending their professional knowledge about effective practice with children aged 3.5 – 6 years. The benefits of planned, purposeful play-based learning experiences will continue to be explored and deepened in this course. Both full day and half day kindergarten programs will be examined.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Kindergarten part 1 (equivalent to Kindergarten); and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience certified by a supervisory officer.
  • Please note that you must have primary basic qualifications to take this AQ.
  • Please note: This course has a required Textbook, Thinking it Through. Please refer to course textbooks below to order the text.




    Kindergarten Part 2 Textbook--"Thinking it Through"
    Price (CAD): $90.00

    Thinking it Through is the required textbook for Kindergarten Part 2. It is highly recommended for Kindergarten part 1.

    This resource is a 'must have' book for all kindergarten teachers.

    You may order the textbook when you register for your course or you can visit the website below for the linked order form and fax in your order to shop ETFO.

    It takes at least 10 days to deliver the resource so order it early. Price below includes HST and shipping. http://www.etfo.ca/shopETFO/Documents/ThinkThroughForm.pdf




    Kindergarten Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts discussed in Kindergarten Part 1 and 2. Communicating with families and supporting and mentoring colleagues in their practices in the Kindergarten classroom will be explored. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning. Leadership in assessment and strategies for building collaboration and support within the Kindergarten education community will be examined.

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Kindergarten, Part 2; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, including one year teaching Kindergarten, as certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Teacher Librarian Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course aims to enhance professional practice and extend knowledge and skills that will prepare teachers to co-ordinate an integrated school curriculum as part of a school library information centre. It is designed to explore the critical role that teacher librarians play in a successful school library programs.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Teacher Librarian Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course aims to further develop the professional practice and extend knowledge and skills learned in Librarianship Part 1. It is designed to explore the critical role that teacher librarians play in a successful school library programs. It will also develop the relationship between assessment and instruction in the library program.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification Course: Librarianship Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Teacher Libriarian Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course aims to further develop the professional practice and extend knowledge and skills learned in Librarianship Part 1 and 2. It is designed to explore the leadership that teacher librarians play in a successful school library programs Leadership in assessment, and strategies for building collaboration and support within the education community for library programs will be examined.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Librarianship Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, one year in the area of librarianship that is certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Mathematics Grades 7 and 8 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend teacher skills and knowledge with a focus on practical instruction and assessment strategies that will help support mathematical learning for students in grades 7 and 8. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply their learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Intermediate Qualifications.
  • Please note – if you are not qualified to teach intermediate (grades 7 – 10) taking this course will NOT provide you with intermediate qualifications. This course is designed to assist those teachers already qualified to teach in the intermediate panel to teach grades 7 and 8 mathematics more effectively.




    Mathematics Primary and Junior Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend teacher skill and knowledge with a focus on the effective instruction and assessment strategies that will help support mathematics learning of students in the primary and junior divisions. Candidates will have opportunities to apply their learning through engaging practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.
  • Please note – if you are not qualified to teach in the primary or junior divisions (grades JK – 6) taking this course will NOT provide you with primary or junior qualifications. This course is designed to assist those teachers already qualified to teach in the primary junior division to teach mathematics more effectively.




    Mathematics Primary and Junior Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts examined in Mathematics, Primary and Junior Part One. Communicating with parents and supporting colleagues will be explored. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Mathematics Primary and Junior Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Mathematics Primary and Junior Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This Specialist course builds on the work of the Mathematics Primary and Junior part one and two courses with a strong emphasis on leadership in mathematics. Effective collaboration and leadership is stressed, including working with the school team, parents, and advocacy groups.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Mathematics Primary and Junior Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Media Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This introductory course explores the theoretical foundations, development of learners, program planning and implementation, assessment, the learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning about Media. Candidates will participate in an adult learning model, where they will create support networks, receive feedback from colleagues and instructors, and share the products of their learning with others. Candidates will be engaged in digital opportunities for learning in our ever-evolving technological age.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Media Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts explored in Media Part One. Communicating with parents and supporting colleagues in their use of media in the classroom will be explored. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Media Part One; and
  • One year of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Media Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts discussed in Media Part 1 and 2. Communicating with parents and supporting and mentoring colleagues in their use of media in the classroom will be explored. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning. Leadership in assessment of media, and strategies for building collaboration and support within the education community for media studies will be examined.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Media Part Two; and
  • Two years of successful teaching experience, one in the area of using media that is certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Occasional Teacher Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course will focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective occasional teacher. It recognizes that occasional teachers may face additional challenges in their professional lives because of the nature of the occasional teaching role. Candidates will explore effective practices to bond and connect appropriately with students. Because of the nature of daily occasional teaching assignments, particular emphasis has been placed upon developing and employing a variety of instructional strategies to support teaching in multiple educational settings. Candidates will also explore areas of potential difficulty for occasional teachers and be provided with strategies for avoiding such situations.

    This course has been designed to provide occasional teachers with a wide variety of skills, knowledge, and resources that will assist them as they undertake this rewarding, yet challenging, professional role.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers; and
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Primary Education Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course provides candidates with a strong foundation and understanding of the vision and underlying philosophy related to Primary Education. The focus will be on the development of an engaging learning environment for primary aged learners. Candidates will have the opportunity to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussions, networking, and the sharing of products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary division.
  • Please note – if you are not qualified to teach primary (kindergarten to grade 3) taking this course will NOT provide you with primary basic qualifications. This course is designed to assist those teachers already qualified to teach in the primary panel to teach K-3 more effectively.




    Primary Education Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts explored in Primary Part One. Communicating with parents and supporting colleagues will be explored. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course Primary Education Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Primary Education Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts discussed in Primary Part 1 and 2. Communicating with families and supporting and mentoring colleagues in their practices in the Primary classroom will be explored. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning. Leadership in assessment and strategies for building collaboration and support within the Primary education community will be examined.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Primary Education Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, one in the Primary division that is certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Reading Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course explores the theoretical foundations, the development of learners, program planning and implementation, assessment, the learning environment, and some key ethical considerations related to the teaching and learning of reading. Candidates will participate in an adult learning model, where they will create support networks, receive feedback from colleagues and instructors, and share the products of their learning with others.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers;
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Reading Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course will extend and deepen the concepts explored in Reading Part One. Supporting and communicating within the community and colleagues will be explored critical part of this course. Candidates will participate in an adult learning model, where they will create support networks, receive feedback from colleagues and instructors, and share the products of their learning with others.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Reading Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Reading Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This Specialist course builds on the work of the Reading Part Two course, focusing on leadership. Effective collaboration and leadership is stressed, including working with the school literacy teams, parents, and advocacy groups.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Reading Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Science and Technology Grades 7 and 8 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend teacher skills and knowledge with a focus on practical instruction and assessment strategies that will help support Science learning for students in grades 7 and 8. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply their learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Intermediate Qualifications.
  • Please note – if you are not qualified to teach intermediate (grades 7 – 10) taking this course will NOT provide you with intermediate qualifications. This course is designed to assist those teachers already qualified to teach in the intermediate panel to teach grades 7 and 8 mathematics more effectively.




    Science and Technology Primary and Junior Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend teacher skill and knowledge with a focus on the effective instruction and assessment strategies that will help support science and technology learning of students in the primary and junior divisions. Candidates will have opportunities apply their learning through engaging practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning. Please note – if you are not qualified to teach in the primary or junior divisions (grades JK – 6) taking this course will NOT provide you with primary or junior qualifications. This course is designed to assist those teachers already qualified to teach in the primary junior division to teach science and technology more effectively.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers; and
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Science and Technology Primary and Junior Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts examined in Science and Technology, Primary and Junior Part One. Communicating with parents and collaborating with colleagues will be explored. An enhancement of candidate understanding about inquiry methods as well as critical thinking will be presented. Assessment through various lenses in the science and technology curriculum is another focus of the course. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Science and Technology, Primary and Junior Part One; and
  • One year of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Science and Technology Primary and Junior Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This Specialist course builds on the work of the Science and Technology, Primary and Junior part one and two courses with a strong emphasis on leadership within science and technology curriculum and pedagogy. Effective collaboration and leadership is stressed, including working with the school team, parents, and advocacy groups.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Science and Technology, Primary and Junior Part Two; and
  • Two years of successful teaching experience, including at least one year in the subject area/area of speciality, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Special Education Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course provides information and practice within the context of Special Education in Ontario. The course focuses on the range of exceptionalities as identified by the Ministry of Education. Teachers will develop and implement effective programs for students with special needs, based on appropriate assessment. Candidates will utilize curriculum and Ministry documents to deepen their knowledge of exceptionalities and strategies designed to ensure a positive and productive learner experience for all learners with special needs.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers;
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Special Education Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course builds on Special Education Part I, providing more in-depth information and practice in Special Education in Ontario. Part 2 focuses on effectively meeting the individual needs of learners with special needs paying particular emphasis on the role of assessment and the assessment/program link.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Special Education Part One: and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Special Education Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This Specialist course builds on the work of the Special Education Part 2 course, focusing on leadership in Special Education. Effective collaboration and leadership is stressed, including working with the school team, parents, and advocacy groups.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Special Education Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience with at least one year with special education students under direct supervision that is certified by a supervisory officer. please note that some superintendents will require that the 1 year of teaching be in a special education role. Please check with your SO before registering for the course.



  • Student Assessment and Evaluation
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    The Additional Qualifications course, Student Assessment and Evaluation is open to all teachers. It is designed for teachers to extend and apply knowledge, skills and practices in the design, and implementation of assessment and evaluation. The foundation and implementation of effective assessment and evaluation practices will be explored from all areas of the curriculum. Teachers will build a repertoire of effective assessment and evaluation strategies to apply to their practice.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers




  • Teaching and Learning Through e-learning Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course explores the theoretical foundations, development of learners, program planning and implementation, assessment, the learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning online. Candidates will participate in an adult learning model, where they will create support networks, receive feedback from colleagues and instructors, and share the products of their learning with others. Candidates will be engaged in digital opportunities for learning in our ever-evolving technological age. This is an ideal course for online instructors

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers



  • Teaching Combined Grades Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend candidate skills and knowledge with a focus on the theory, methodology, assessment strategies and knowledge of content necessary to help facilitate the teaching of combined classes. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussions, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    please note: This course requires the purchase of the textbook Learning Together. Please see purchase information below. Order the textbook before June 15th to ensure it arrives before the course begins.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • This course requires the purchase of a textbook- Learning Together-please see purchase of book below.




    Teaching Combined Grades Text--"Learning Together"
    Price (CAD): $38.98

    For the course Teaching Combined Grades you are required to purchase the Resource, "Learning Together-Teaching Combined Grades". You may purchase the course textbook now or order it through Shop ETFO by going to www.etfo.ca/shopetfo/


    Teaching First Nation, Metis and Inuit Children Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    The Additional Qualification course formerly know as: Teacher of Native Children and Teaching Aboriginal Children will be of interest to all teachers who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge and skills in developing and implementing programs for First Nations, Metis and Inuit students. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply their learning through practical experiences, discussions, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.



  • Use and Knowledge of Assistive Technology Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course will focus on the use of assistive technology to support learners. Candidates will explore practices using technology within the context of Special Education in Ontario. The course focuses on a range of exceptionalities that benefit from the use of assistive technology. Teachers will develop and implement effective programs for students with special needs, based on appropriate assessment.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers;
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Writing Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to enhance professional practice by extending knowledge and skills in the delivery of writing programs. Candidates will explore the theoretical foundations, learning environment, ethical considerations, the development of learners, program planning and implementation, and assessment related to teaching and learning of writing across all divisions. Candidates will communicate and apply learning through a variety of practical experiences, discussions, networking, and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.



  • Writing Part 2 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts explored in Writing Part One. Communicating with parents and supporting colleagues will be explored. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Writing Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Writing Specialist Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend and deepen the application of concepts discussed in Writing Part 1 and 2. Communicating with parents about writing processes and supporting and mentoring colleagues in their understanding of writing strategies in resources will be explored. Candidates will have opportunities to communicate and apply learning through practical experiences, discussion, networking and sharing the products of their learning. Leadership in writing, assessment, and strategies for building collaboration and support within the education community for promoting writing will be examined.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Writing Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience, that is certified by a supervisory officer.



  • Visual Arts Part 1
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    Visual Art Part One provides a purposeful and practical base for teachers looking for ways to develop curriculum, teaching and learning strategies aligned with the new Ministry curriculum guide in visual arts. The focus of the course is to create, support, and encourage a growing awareness of the many forms, genres and styles of art, develop and reinforce knowledge and understanding of the student's stages of the creative and critical analysis process, and practice a range of best practices.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.

    Please note textbook required The artWorks is available to purchase from the publisher from their web catalogue: (copy and paste the URL) http://emp.ca/art-works.html




  • Visual Arts Part 2
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    Visual Art Part Two continues the teaching and learning goals of Visual Art Part One by developing depth and breadth of experiences for teachers to develop curriculum, teaching and learning strategies and assessment tools.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Visual Arts Part One; and
  • One year (194 days) of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.
  • Please note textbook required The artWorks is available to purchase from the publisher from their web catalogue: (copy and paste the URL) http://emp.ca/art-works.html




    Visual Arts Specialist
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to extend knowledge, understanding and application of a sound theoretical and studio-based knowledge of art and aesthetic education in the province, nationally, and around the world, and provide a framework for teachers to consider a leadership role in the field of Visual Arts.

    Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Visual Arts Part Two; and
  • Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience with one in the area of visual arts, certified by a supervisory officer.
  • Please note textbook required The artWorks is available to purchase from the publisher from their web catalogue: (copy and paste the URL) http://emp.ca/art-works.html




    Music Instrumental Part 1 Online
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to introduce teachers to the basics of instrumental music education. Participants will examine issues related to instruction, assessment and organization of an instrumental music program. Participants will be expected to play a woodwind and brass instrument proficiently and demonstrate that learning through audio and video during the course. A background with music is necessary to be successful in the course.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.




  • Environmental Education Part 1
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    The Additional Qualification Course: Environmental Science/Environmental Studies, Part I employs a critical lens to explore in a holistic an integrated manner theoretical foundations of ecological literacy, the earth's grand systems and the reciprocal relationships between the earth's grand systems and human systems. Program planning, implementation, instructional strategies, assessment, the learning environment and ethical considerations are also areas of focus within this course.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.




  • Teaching Students with Communication Needs (ASD) - New
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    The course is designed to expose candidates to the basic foundations for understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder from past to present. Candidates will learn a range of strategies for classroom success, including decreasing problem behaviours, using visual strategies and focusing on evidence-based pedagogy leading to student success. Candidates will have opportunities to examine the processes of exceptional student identification and IEP development, including transition plans.


    Teaching Students with Communication Needs (Learning Disabilities) - New
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    Teaching students with communication needs (Learning Disabilities) provides an in-depth body of study, knowledge and information that will build teacher capacity, with respect to teaching students with Learning Disabilities (LD). This course focuses on the following key areas: Identifying and recognizing LDs Assessment Instructional strategies Individual Education Plan (IEP) Transitions Advocacy Community supports Teachers will utilize Ministry documents, Policy/Program Memorandums (PPM) and other various print and/or web resources that reflect current practices. The course focuses on the needs of learners that present with an LD profile by developing and implementing responsive and respectful programs based on appropriate, holistic assessments.


    Teaching Students with Behavioural Needs - New
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    This course is designed to create a platform that offers a collaborative understanding of the social, emotional and environmental factors that impact behaviour, guide development of instructional strategies and overall curriculum adjustments that advocates for the building of healthy relationships, self-regulation and positive self-concept through social and emotional literacy. Creating and sustaining an inclusive learning environment that promotes safe, caring and healthy surroundings will be explored. Setting the stage through character education, social and emotional literacy, investigating the environment as the third teacher, effective classroom management practices and gaining familiarity with the Exceptionality of Behaviour and additional disorders that are part of this umbrella will be looked at. Additional topics include: ministry guidelines, alternate programming for students with behavioural challenges, applied behaviour analysis, creating proactive behaviour intervention plans and safety plans.


    Language, Grades 7 & 8
    Price (CAD): $650.00

    The Additional Qualification Course, Language, Grades 7 and 8 explores the theoretical foundations, the development of learners, program planning and implementation, assessment, the learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning. Candidates will participate in an adult learning model, where it will be important to create support networks, receive feedback from colleagues, the instructor, and share their learning with others. There will also be opportunities for professional reading, reflection, dialogue, and expression. Candidates will be engaged in meaningful, authentic and relevant work, and make connections between theory and practice with each learning opportunity. In addition, candidates will be given opportunities to reflect on professional materials and dialogue, as appropriate, to participate in experiential and authentic school-based experiences. On-line delivery of the ETFO Language, Grades 7 and 8 course will engage candidates in 21st Century learning opportunities in our ever-evolving technological age. The design, course content and implementation of the course supports effective and reflective teacher education practices. Emphasis on strategies that are relevant, meaningful and highly adaptive to for classroom use are pivotal to this course.

    Prerequisites:

  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Basic Intermediate Qualifications.
  • Note: You must have basic qualifications in the Intermediate division to take this single session AQ course.