CHC2P Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade
This course traces Canadian history from Wilfrid Laurier’s
pronouncement that the twentieth century belongs to Canada to the
United Nations’ recognition of Canada as one of the best countries
in which to live. Students will learn about various expressions
of Canadian identity, the stories of individuals and communities,
and changes in political and social structures. Students will discover
the importance in historical studies of chronology and cause-and-effect
relationships. As well, they will be given opportunities to formulate
appropriate questions, develop informed opinions, and present information
in a variety of ways.
CHV20 Civics, Grade 10
This course explores what it means to be an informed, participating
citizen in a democratic society. Students will learn about the elements
of democracy and the meaning of democratic citizenship in local,
national, and global contexts. In addition, students will learn
about social change, examine decision-making process in Canada,
explore their own and others’ beliefs and perspective on civics
questions, and learn how to think and act critically and creatively
about public issues.
GLC2O Career Studies, Grade 10
This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal
goals in education and work and contribute to their communities.
Student learning will include assessing their own knowledge, skills,
and characteristics and investigating economic trends, workplace
organization, work opportunities, and ways to search for work. The
course explores postsecondary learning options, prepares students
for community-based learning, and helps them build the capabilities
needed for managing work and life transitions. Students will design
action plans for pursuing their goals.
HPC3O Parenting, Grade 11
This course focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to promote
the positive and healthy nurturing of children, with particular
emphasis on the critical importance of the early years to human
development. Students will learn how to meet the developmental needs
of young children, communicate and discipline effectively, and guide
early behaviour. They will have practical experiences with infants,
toddlers, and preschoolers, and will learn skills in researching
and investigating questions relating to parenting.
HIP3E Managing Personal Resources, Grade 11, Workplace
This course prepares students for living independently
and working successfully with others. Students will learn to manage
their personal resources (including talent, money, and time), to
develop interpersonal skills, and to understand economic influences
on workplace issues, in order to make wise and responsible personal
and occupational choices. The course emphasizes the achievement
of expectations through practical experiences and introduces students
to skills used in researching and investigating resource management.
CGG3O Travel and Tourism, Grade 11
This course focuses on travel and tourism as a vehicle for studying selected world regions. Using a variety of geotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods students will conduct and present case studies that develop their understanding of the unique characteristics of selected world regions; the environmental, cultural, economic, and political factors that influence travel and tourism; and the impact of the travel industry on communities and environments around the world.