Course name: Learning Strategies 1: Skills for Success in Secondary School Course code: (GLS1O)

Grade: 9
Credits:1.0
Type: Open
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
Course description: Want to improve your learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community? Take this course to develop critical literacy, numeracy, personal management, and teamwork skills needed for success. Preview Course
Interested in taking this course?
  • If you are a student already enrolled in an Ontario High School, please contact your school about taking courses with TVO ILC.
  • If your goal is to earn a high school diploma or if you are a homeschool student, an academic assessment of your application must be done before choosing courses, please visit Apply Now to start your application.
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Course fees are partially subsidized for most Ontario residents. The administrative fee covers the cost for us to process your application.
Grade: 9
Credits:1.0
Type: Open
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
Course description: Want to improve your learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community? Take this course to develop critical literacy, numeracy, personal management, and teamwork skills needed for success. Preview Course

Course fees are partially subsidized for most Ontario residents. The administrative fee covers the cost for us to process your application.

Interested in taking this course?
  • If you are a student already enrolled in an Ontario High School, please contact your school about taking courses with TVO ILC.
  • If your goal is to earn a high school diploma or if you are a homeschool student, an academic assessment of your application must be done before choosing courses, please visit Apply Now to start your application.

Course Overview

This course focuses on learning strategies to help you become a better, more independent learner. You will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve your learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community. The course helps you build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.

Course Syllabus

This course is designed for independent study.
This course is designed for independent study. To preview the lessons, please visit this page with a computer or tablet.
20 Lessons

1.1   What do I know about myself as a learner?

1.2   What is success?

1.3   Problem-solving skills

1.4   Time management skills

1.5   How am I smart?

2.1   Teamwork skills

2.2   Reading for information

2.3   Note-taking skills

2.4   Presentation skills

2.5   Test preparation and test-taking skills

3.1   Emotional intelligence

3.2   Dealing with stress and other emotional issues

3.3   Setting goals

3.4   Developing action plans

3.5   Accessing community resources

4.1   Occupational research

4.2   A possible occupational pathway

4.3   Planning my education

4.4   My financial future

4.5   Reflecting on your development as a learner



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