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Learning Strategies: Grades 9/10 313
Learning Strategies: Grades 9/10

Skills for Success in Secondary School

These courses focus on learning strategies to help students become better, more in dependent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace and the community.  These courses help student build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.

Rationale for Grades 9/10 Learning Strategies Courses: 

  • These courses will focus on the pupil’s needs and aspirations and involve accommodations to the ki​nd, breadth, depth, and pace of the pupil’s academic experiences.
  • A diagnostic aspect (included within the IEP) will aid the pupil in becoming more aware of strengths, needs, and learning styles.
    The pupil will be introduced to strategies for learning that can be applied to the regular program course work.
  • The learning strategies and techniques will be taught (when possible) as determined in the pupil’s needs assessment.
  • The concepts taught will be reinforced through work with the instructor on an individual basis and through work in small groups.

Students with an Individual Education Plan may be entitled to accommodations or modifications in the courses that they are taking.  To understand the differences between an accommodation and a modification, click here.


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