Green Industries Grades 9/10 ABQ (Queen’s, Summer 2023, Online)

June 26, 2023 to August 11, 2023

  • Category: ABQ, Online
  • Region: Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, GTA, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southern Ontario
  • Topic: Technological Education
  • Grades: Intermediate (grades 7-10)

The philosophy that underlies broad-based technological education is that students learn best by doing. This curriculum therefore adopts an activity-based, project-driven approach that involves students in problem solving as they develop knowledge and skills and gain experience in the technological subject area of their choice.

Technological Education – The Ontario Curriculum Grades 9 and 10, 2009

As with all Queens Technological Education courses, the Green Industries Technology course 9/10 ABQ uses an activity-based project approach to help you acquire the skills and knowledge you will need to be successful in this course. We will be exploring lesson plans, assessment and evaluation strategies and curriculum activity development for Green Industries.

The course has 8 modules which are divided into assignments and activities. Although this is an online course, you will spend as many hours off the computer as on it. You will communicate with your classmates and develop a professional rapport with them sharing ideas and information.

Green Industries covers five specific disciplines which includes agriculture, forestry, horticulture, floristry, and landscaping. We will investigate each of these disciplines separately throughout the course. This does not mean that when you teach Green Industries, you cannot combine several elements together to create many various activities. (You could stone-scape a retaining wall around a rock garden filled with annuals.) Although separate, each of the 5 disciplines can work together. For example, you could stone-scape a retaining wall around a rock garden filled with annuals. They are discussed in separate modules for logistical purposes only.

What You Will Learn and Do;

By the time you complete your ABQ Green Industries Technology 9/10, you will:

– understand theory and practice to implement a course in Green Industries;
– be aware of the characteristics of a successful student-centred Green Industries program;
– develop an understanding of assessment for, of and as learning;
– design and develop engaging curriculum activities for Green Industries; and
– create community project ideas which may connect to projects such as; The New Farm Project, workshops to other community members or you may wish to participate in a landscaping project for your school

You will complete activities that will enable you to:

– apply your theoretical knowledge to the classroom, inside or out;
– integrate a variety of new skills and knowledge into your classroom to enrich your students learning;
– share ideas with your colleagues as a community of professional learners; and
– complete a variety of small written and hands-on projects directly related to Green Industries.

This course runs June 26 – August 11, 2017. Please visit website for additional information and registration.