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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 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 2 Onsite Hamilton
    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.

    Onsite:

    Location: Janet Lee Elementary School, 291 Winterberry Drive Stoney Creek, Ontario L8J 2N5

    Dates: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Time: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

    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.



  • Dance Specialist Onsite Hamilton
    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: Janet Lee Elementary School, 291 Winterberry Drive Stoney Creek, Ontario L8J 2N5

    Dates: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Time: 9:00 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.



  • 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




    Dance Part 1 Onsite Hamilton
    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.

    Onsite:

    Location: Janet Lee Elementary School, 291 Winterberry Drive Stoney Creek, Ontario L8J 2N5

    Dates: Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 14

    Time: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

    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 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




     
    ETFO-AQ Online Courses


    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.



  • 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.



  • 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




    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 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.



  • 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.



  • 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 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.



  • 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.



  • 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




    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.