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Summer Learning Strategies Courses

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HWDSB is pleased to offer a Summer Learning Strategies credit program to provide learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to narrow learning gaps and improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community.

Registration for this program has closed.

Program Dates and Times

Dates: Tuesday, July 5 to Thursday, July 28, 2022
Times: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Friday (On-Line class: Real Time lesson 9 a.m. to NOON)
Locations:    Hill Park Learning Centre or On-Line

Registration has closed.

Registration closed on May 31, 2022

Program Benefits

Students will be placed by their Guidance Counsellor or Principal into one of the following Learning Strategies courses: GLE1O1 (level 1), GLE2O1 (level 2), GLE3O1 (level 3), GLE4O1 (level 4)

These courses focus on learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to narrow learning gaps and improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community. Linking content to possible volunteer opportunities may be done to extend learning and connections .

The courses help students build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond. Content within the course is modified to suit the individual needs of the learner.

About GLE / Learning Strategies Courses

Please find below the Overall Expectations for these courses, from the Ontario Ministry of Education, The Ontario Curriculum Grades 9 and 10 – Guidance and Career Education, 2006

GLE1O1 / GLE2O1

By the end of this course, students will:

  • identify and use a variety of literacy skills and strategies to improve reading, writing, and oral communication in everyday contexts;
  • identify and use a variety of numeracy skills and strategies to improve their practical application of mathematics in everyday contexts;
  • demonstrate an understanding of learning skills and strategies required for success in school.

Please find below the Overall Expectations for these courses, from the Ontario Ministry of Education, The Ontario Curriculum Grades 11 and 12 – Guidance and Career Education, 2006

GLE3O1 / GLE4O1

By the end of this course, students will:

  •  evaluate learning skills and strategies that contribute to success in various settings;
  •  apply appropriate literacy and numeracy skills and strategies to support learning and planning for post-secondary choices;
  •  analyse their learning skills and styles to determine their learning strengths and needs, and develop strategies to maximize their learning while in secondary school and throughout their lives.

Register

Registration closed on May 31, 2022

Program Information

  • Programs are at NO COST to eligible students
  • Student registration in this program must be approved by your student’s Principal
  • The program is designed to make learning fun and engaging
  • Good attitude, behaviour and attendance is expected of every student
  • Students are encouraged to bring school supplies and nut free snacks and drinks each day
  • Programs will run if there are sufficient numbers. There must be 12-15 students registered and attending the program
  • Visa students, visitors and students who did not attend an Ontario school in 2020-2021 may attend for a fee.  Fees must be paid in advance through Welcome Centre, at 465 East 16th Street, Hamilton, 905-521-2554.
  • Confirmation of your student’s registration will be emailed the week of June 2oth. If you don’t receive the confirmation by June 24th, please contact the Hill Park Learning Centre for assistance at ce@hwdsb.on.ca
  • Registration can be completed with your student’s Principal (Elementary Schools) or Guidance Counsellor.

Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel, combine or re-locate programs.

Updated on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
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