World Cultures

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SESSIONS 

QUARTER #1
Sept 3 – Nov 10, 2020

QUARTER #3
Feb 2- Apr 20, 2021

SUMMER
July 2021

HSC4M – World Cultures, Grade 12

This course examines the nature of culture; how cultural identities are acquired, maintained, and transformed; and theories used to analyse cultures. Students will explore world cultures, with an emphasis on the analysis of religious and spiritual beliefs, art forms, and philosophy. They will study the contributions and influence of a range of cultural groups and will critically analyse issues facing ethnocultural groups within Canada and around the world. Students will develop and apply research skills and will design and implement a social action initiative relating to cultural diversity.

Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

HSC4M – World Cultures, Grade 12
$549

Families in Canada

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SESSIONS 

QUARTER #2
Nov 12 2020 – Jan 29, 2021

QUARTER #4
Apr 22 – Jun 28, 2021

SUMMER
July 2021

HHS4U – Families in Canada, Grade 12 

This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyse the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada’s diverse society. They will develop analytical tools that enable them to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships. 

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies 
Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

HHS4U – Families in Canada, Grade 12
$549

Social Justice Combined Credits

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SESSIONS 

QUARTER #4
Apr 22 – Jun 28, 2021

MANDATORY COURSE

HSE4M – Equity and Social Justice: From Theory to Practice, Grade 12

This course enables students to develop an understanding of the theoretical, social, and historical underpinnings of various equity and social justice issues and to analyse strategies for bringing about positive social change. Students will learn about historical and contemporary equity and social justice issues in Canada and globally. They will explore power relations and the impact of a variety of factors on equity and social justice. Students will develop and apply research skills and will design and implement a social action initiative relating to an equity or social justice issue. 

Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies 

Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

CHOOSE SECOND COURSE FROM OPTIONS BELOW
(you will choose your second course upon registration, after checkout)

HFA4U – Nutrition and Health, Grade 12

This course examines the relationships between food, energy balance, and nutritional status; the nutritional needs of individuals at different stages of life; and the role of nutrition in health and disease. Students will evaluate nutrition-related trends and will determine how food choices can promote food security and environmental responsibility. Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and develop their social science research skills by investigating issues related to nutrition and health.

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

PLF4M – Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, Grade 12

This course enables students to explore the benefits of lifelong participation in active recreation and healthy leisure and to develop the leadership and coordinating skills needed to plan, organize, and safely implement recreational events and other activities related to healthy, active living. Students will also learn how to promote the benefits of healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in making informed decisions that enhance their well-being. The course will prepare students for university programs in physical education and health and kinesiology and for college and university programs in recreation and leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership.

Prerequisite: Any health and physical education course
Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

HSB4U – Challenge and Change in Society, Grade 12

This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society. Students will critically analyse how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time. They will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyse causes of and responses to challenges such as technological change, deviance, and global inequalities. Students will explore ways in which social science research methods can be used to study social change.

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

Each course will require 110 hours and term work and summative.

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Social Justice Combined Credits
$1000 (2 courses)

Equity and Social Justice: From Theory to Practice

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SESSIONS 

SUMMER
July 2021

HSE4M – Equity and Social Justice: From Theory to Practice, Grade 12

This course enables students to develop an understanding of the theoretical, social, and historical underpinnings of various equity and social justice issues and to analyse strategies for bringing about positive social change. Students will learn about historical and contemporary equity and social justice issues in Canada and globally. They will explore power relations and the impact of a variety of factors on equity and social justice. Students will develop and apply research skills and will design and implement a social action initiative relating to an equity or social justice issue.

Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

HSE4M – Equity and Social Justice: From Theory to Practice, Grade 12
$549

Nutrition and Health

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SESSIONS 

SUMMER
July 2021

HFA4U – Nutrition and Health, Grade 12

This course examines the relationships between food, energy balance, and nutritional status; the nutritional needs of individuals at different stages of life; and the role of nutrition in health and disease. Students will evaluate nutrition-related trends and will determine how food choices can promote food security and environmental responsibility. Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and develop their social science research skills by investigating issues related to nutrition and health.

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

HFA4U – Nutrition and Health, Grade 12
$549

Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SESSIONS 

SUMMER
July 2021

PLF4M – Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, Grade 12

This course enables students to explore the benefits of lifelong participation in active recreation and healthy leisure and to develop the leadership and coordinating skills needed to plan, organize, and safely implement recreational events and other activities related to healthy, active living. Students will also learn how to promote the benefits of healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in making informed decisions that enhance their well-being. The course will prepare students for university programs in physical education and health and kinesiology and for college and university programs in recreation and leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership.

Prerequisite: Any health and physical education course
Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

PLF4M – Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, Grade 12
$549

Challenge and Change in Society

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SESSIONS 

SUMMER
July 2021

HSB4U – Challenge and Change in Society, Grade 12

This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society. Students will critically analyse how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time. They will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyse causes of and responses to challenges such as technological change, deviance, and global inequalities. Students will explore ways in which social science research methods can be used to study social change.

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Credit Value 1.0

Curriculum

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

HSB4U – Challenge and Change in Society, Grade 12
$549

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