This course explores the theoretical foundations of the Social Studies program with a focus on: the development of learners; program planning and implementation; assessment; the learning environment and the ethical considerations related to teaching and learning in the Primary and Junior Divisions. During this course, candidates will engage in positive learning experiences that reflect care, professional knowledge, ethical practice, leadership and ongoing learning. Candidates will have the opportunity to engage in professional dialogues, readings and reflections. Where possible, candidates will participate in experiential learning and authentic school-based experiences.
- 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.