Presentation on theme: "WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? The process where students choose their courses for the next school year. Students drive the timetable! Timetable."— Presentation transcript:
The process where students choose their courses for the next school year. Students drive the timetable! Timetable changes are limited so…do your research, talk to teachers, your parents and choose your courses carefully.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO GRADUATE? Page 3 of Transitions
The 18 compulsory credits include: 4 creditsEnglish (1 credit per Grade) 1 creditFrench as a second language 3 creditsMathematics 2 creditsScience 1 creditCanadian history 1 creditCanadian geography 1 creditArts 1 creditHealth and Physical education.50 creditCareer education.50 creditCivics AND
Group 1 1 additional credit selected from Canadian and World Studies or English or Native Studies Social Science and the humanities or French as a second language or Native language or Classical or international language or Cooperative Education or Guidance and Career Education
Group 2 1 additional credit selected from The Arts (Visual Art, Drama, Music, Dance) or Business Studies or Health and physical Education or Cooperative Education or French as a second language
Group 3 1 additional credit selected from Science – Grade 11 or 12 or Technological Education or Cooperative Education or Computer Studies or French as a second language
English History Mathematics Science Career Education/Civics Yellow Handout
Page 6 of Transitions APPLIED ACADEMIC LOCALLY DEVELOPED
ACADEMIC Academic courses focus on the essential concepts of the discipline PLUS additional related concepts. While course work exposes students to both theories and practical applications, there is a greater emphasis on THEORY as a basis for future learning and problem solving. Students planning to pursue Post Secondary Studies at the UNIVERSITY Level should select courses in the Academic Pathway.
LOCALLY DEVELOPED Locally developed courses focus on the most essential concepts of the discipline. These courses provide support for students by enhancing their skills to allow them to be successful at secondary school.
Applied Applied courses focus on the essential concepts of the discipline. While course work exposes students to both theories and practical applications, there is a greater emphasis on PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS. Students planning to pursue Post Secondary Studies at the COLLEGE Level should select courses in the Applied or Academic Stream.
Yes! Students are able to move from APPLIED courses in Grade 9 to ACADEMIC courses in Grade 10. Students are able to move from ACADEMIC courses in Grade 9 to APPLIED courses in Grade 10. Students wishing to switch from MFM1P1 to MPM2D1 must complete a transfer course at SUMMER SCHOOL.
No! Students are encouraged to take the type of course that best suits their interests, goals and learning styles. Students may select a variety of course types.
Yes! For example: Semester #1: ENG2P1 Semester #2: ENG2D1
A prerequisite is a course deemed essential for the successful understanding and completion of a subsequent course. For example: MPM1D1 is the prerequisite for MPM2D1
Open courses have one set of expectations for each subject and are appropriate for ALL students.
Course NameCodePrerequisite Dance Drama Music – Guitar Music – Stage Band Music – Instrumental Music - Vocal Media Arts Visual Arts Visual Arts – Information/Consumer Design ATC2O1 ADA2O1 AMG2O1 AMH2O1 AMI2O1 AMV2O1 ASM2O1 AVI2O1 AWE2O1 None AMG101 Recommended AMI101 Recommended AMV1O1 Recommended AVI101 Recommended THE ARTS
MUSIC THEATRE PROGRAM Dramatic Arts – Performance (2 credits- ADB2O1& AMV203) Dramatic Arts – Production Visual Arts – Stage Design Instrumental Performance ADB2O1 ADD201 AWJ2O1 AMT2O1 Interview, Audition & Application Interview & Application Interview, Portfolio & Application Interview, Audition & Application THE ARTS continued
COURSE NAMECOURSE CODE PREREQUISITE Introduction to Business BBI2O1None Information & Communication Technology in Business BTT2O1None, antirequisite BTT1O1 BUSINESS
COURSE NAMECOURSE CODE PREREQUISITE Literacy Skills: Reading and Writing ELS2O1ENG1D1 or ENG1P1 or ENG1L1 ENGLISH
COURSE NAMECOURSE CODE Healthy Active Living Recreational Sport PPL2O4 (Female) PPL2O3 (Male) Individual and Small Group Activities Fit for Life: yoga, pilates, step PAI2O4 (Female) Large Group Activities– Sports Skills & Theory Football, Fitness, Rugby PAL2O3 (Male) Personal and Fitness Activities Weight Training & Fitness PAF2O3 (Male) HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION (Students may select more than one Grade 10 Phys. Ed. courses)
COURSE NAMELEVELCOURSE CODE PREREQUISITE FrenchAcademicFSF2D1FSF1D1 French- Bring Your Own Technology Version AcademicFSF2D3FSF1D1 SpanishAcademicLWSBD1None LANGUAGES
Technology and Software Requirements Laptop or tablet with at least a 7 screen Keyboard (physical or virtual) iOS (Apple), Windows, Android or Linux operating system Ability to multi-task Wifi enabled Microsoft with Access
COURSE NAMECOURSE CODE ClothingHNL2O1 SOCIAL SCIENCE
COURSE NAMECOURSE CODE Construction TechnologyTCJ2O1 Technical DesignTDJ2O1 Hospitality and TourismTFJ2O1 Communications TechnologyTGJ2O1 Transportation TechnologyTTJ2O1 Grade 10 Elective Courses TECHNOLOGY
WHEN?: Thursday, February 19 th – Period 1 WHERE?: Double Gym WHY?: Find out about courses!
Student Information Previous Courses Current Courses Credit History & Diploma Requirements Community Involvement Hours
You will select your courses online using the Career Cruising website.
Access Career Cruising: 1.Richardson website at http:www.ddsb.ca/school/jclarkerichardso n/ http:www.ddsb.ca/school/jclarkerichardso n/ or 2. www.careercruising.com/login/ddsbwww.careercruising.com/login/ddsb
A listing of all courses available in 2014-2015. It has been organized by departments to help you make your course selections. Grade 10 courses may be searched by 10 th Grade Compulsory, 10 th Grade Electives or by Subject Area ( i.e. Arts, Business, etc.)