Technological Design Grades 9/10 ABQ (Queen’s, Winter 2024, Online)

January 22, 2024 to April 5, 2024

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

The aim of all ABQ Technological Studies programs is to prepare teachers to teach broad-based technology (B.B.T) courses in secondary schools. Candidates in these courses will:

– Use and enhance their technological skills
– Create technology projects using open-ended problem solving methods
– Develop teaching techniques to promote cooperative learning in small-groups
– Design projects that involve community partnerships
– Acquire new project ideas and teaching strategies by sharing resources with other B.B.T. candidates
– Develop authentic approaches to assessing projects
– Develop ways of documenting students’ skills acquisition.

The Additional Qualification course Technological Design Grades 9 & 10 provides candidates the opportunity to produce a Grade 9/10 Technology Design project related to their skills.

Topics in this course include:
– Legal and ethical responsibilities and the role of the teacher
– Learning strategies and theoretical foundations of Technology Design
– Participation in class activities, group work and class presentations
– The learning environment and classroom management
– Project management and the technological process
– Assessment and evaluation
– Ongoing professional learning and learning resources
– Effective parent/teacher communication and collaboration

Please visit website for additional information and registration.