TEMS Academy Online 

TEMS Academy offers online, asynchronous courses on a quarterly semester basis through our learner-friendly, and easy-to-use platform. 

System Requirements

  • 80 GB hard drive or higher | 2 GB RAM or higher |2.0 GHz Intel or AMD processor

  • Windows 10 or later/ OS 10.6 or later

  • Soundcard

  • Gmail email account and Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets

  • Firefox 3.6 or later | Google Chrome 7.0 or later (recommended browser) |Safari 5.0 or later

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later

  • Anti-virus program (updated regularly- Recommended)

  • Computer microphone and speakers  | Web Camera

  • High-speed Wi-Fi connection obtained  at home

Current Courses Offered at TEMS 

List of Available Courses 2020 - 2021

 

All Course Outlines are available for access in hardcopy through the school’s main office for students and guardians. The following courses are available for the 2020 - 2021 year, however their offering is dependent on enrollment.

 

English

ESL COI: English as a Second Language 3rd Level

ESL DOI: English as a Second Language 4th Level

ESL EOI: English as a Second Language 5th Level

ENG 2DI: English 10 Academic

ENG 2PI: English 10 Applied

ENG 3CI: English 11 College

ENG 4CI: English 12 College

OLC 4OI: Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course

 

Mathematics

MPM 2DI: Grade 10 Academic Math- Principles of Mathematics

 

Guidance and Career Education

GLC 2OI: Career Studies

 

Canadian and World Studies

CHV 2OI: Civics

 

History

CHC2DI: Canadian History Since World War I Academic Grade 10

 

Hospitality and Tourism

TFJ3CI: Hospitality and Tourism Grade 11 College

 

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies

NAC2OI: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies Grade 10 Open

 

International Languages

LKKDUI: Korean Language

 

Science

SNC2DI: Grade 10 Academic Science

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 Course Descriptions

 

All credit courses offered at TEMS follow the Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum, and are described as such:

 

1.1 English

ESL COI: English as a Second Language 3rd Level

Prerequisite: ESL BOI

This course is designed to prepare students in reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, and vocabulary in all subject areas. Students will work with structure on strategies and concepts related to these linguistic fields and determine which strategies work best for their learning styles. Students will, with adequate opportunities for feedback and revision, read fiction and non-fiction texts, make presentations, assertions, discussion and group contributions, and build on their writing skills in complexity as they advance through the course. This course builds on interdisciplinary content knowledge needed for success as well as further knowledge on Canada and the Ontario grading system.

 

ESL DOI: English as a Second Language, 4th Level

This course prepares students to use English with increasing fluency and accuracy in classroom and social situations and to participate in Canadian society as informed citizens. Students will develop the oral-presentation, reading, and writing skills required for success in all school subjects. They will extend listening and speaking skills through participation in discussions and seminars; study and interpret a variety of grade-level texts; write narratives, articles, and summaries in English; and respond critically to a variety of print and media texts.

 

ESL EOI: English as a Second Language, 5th Level

This course provides students with the skills and strategies they need to make the transition to college and university preparation courses in English and other secondary school disciplines. Students will be encouraged to develop independence in a range of academic tasks. They will participate in debates and lead classroom workshops; read and interpret literary works and academic texts; write essays, narratives, and reports; and apply a range of learning strategies and research skills effectively. Students will further develop their ability to respond critically to print and media texts.

 

ENG 2PI

Prerequisite: ENG1DI, ENG1PI

This course supports students in oral communication, reading, writing, and media skills in academic and community fields as students prepare and build skills for their secondary education, post-secondary and career aspirations, and daily life in the community. Students will study a variety of fiction, non-fiction, and poetic works. They will analyze materials, media, and ideologies in the classroom and how they can make connections within and between these works, their personal experiences, and the world. An important area of focus will be on the process of idea generation and extending that through the learning process to a completed and polished product.  This course serves to prepare students for the grade 11 compulsory English course.

 

ENG 2DI

Prerequisite: ENG1D, ENG1P

This course continues and expands on students’ knowledge of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy. Students will analyze, interpret, and connect key ideas and concepts in various works of fiction, non-fiction, and media. Students will continue to build skills and strategies in their speaking, reading, writing, and media awareness. An important focus will be on the use and selection of personal learning strategies, reflecting on their knowledge and growth in their skills, and transferring learned concepts and skills to new and various topics. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory grade 11 university or college preparation course.

 

ENG 3CI: English 11 College

Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Applied

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course.

 

ENG 4CI: English 12 College

Prerequisite: ENG 3CI (Grade 11 College Preparation English)

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.

 

OLC 4OI: Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course

Prerequisite: Students who have been eligible to write the OSSLT at least twice and who have been unsuccessful at least once are eligible to take the course. (Students who have already met the literacy requirement for graduation may be eligible to take the course under special circumstances, at the      discretion of the principal.)

This course is designed to help students acquire and demonstrate the cross-curricular literacy skills that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students who complete the course successfully will meet the provincial literacy requirement for graduation.

Students will read a variety of informational, narrative, and graphic texts and will produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces, and news reports. Students will also maintain and manage a portfolio containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing.

 

 1.2 Mathematics

 

MPM 2DI

Prerequisite: MPM1D

This course supports students in oral communication, reading, writing, and media skills in academic and community fields as students prepare and build skills for their secondary education, post-secondary and career aspirations, and daily life in the community. Students will study a variety of fiction, non-fiction, and poetic works. They will analyze materials, media, and ideologies in the classroom and how they can make connections within and between these works, their personal experiences, and the world. An important area of focus will be on the process of idea generation and extending that through the learning process to a completed and polished product.  This course serves to prepare students for the grade 11 compulsory English course.

 

1.3 Guidance and Career Education

 

GLC 2OI: Career Education

Prerequisite: None

This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals for future learning, work, and community involvement. Students will assess their interests, skills, and characteristics and investigate current economic and workplace trends, work opportunities, and ways to search for work. The course explores postsecondary learning and career options, prepares students for managing work and life transitions, and helps students focus on their goals through the development of a career plan.

1.4  Canadian and World Studies

CHV 2OI: Civics

Prerequisite: None

This course explores what it means to be an informed, participating citizen in a democratic society. Students will learn about the elements of democracy in local, national, and global contexts, about political reactions to social change, and about political decision-making processes in Canada. They will explore their own and others’ ideas about civics questions and learn how to think critically about public issues and react responsibly to them.

 

1.5 History

CHC 2DI: Canadian History Since World War I Academic Grade 10

Prerequisite: None

This course focuses on Canadian history since 1914 as it pertains to developments in society, Canadian and foreign economy, and politics and how these events have impacted Canadians in macro and micro groups including First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities. Students will demonstrate their abilities to apply concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process when exploring conflicts and unity in Canadian society, the Canadian force in the global community, and the various ideologies, citizenship, cultures, and customs in Canadian society.

1.6 Hospitality and Tourism

TFJ3CI: Hospitality and Tourism Grade 11 College

Prerequisite: None

This course focuses on the preliminary and integral components of the hospitality and tourism industry. Students will further expand or begin to explore on their knowledge of culinary safety, tools, protocols, and design. Students will analyze and discuss the principals and influences of tourism trends, niche markets, and business keystones.

 

1.7 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies

NAC2OI: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies Grade 10 Open

Prerequisite: None

This course explores the histories of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit in Canada from precontact to the present day. Students will examine the continuing impact of past social, cultural, economic, political, and legal trends and developments on First Nations, Métis and Inuit individuals and communities. Students will apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process to investigate a range of issues, events, and interactions that have affected First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities, including those that continue to affect relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. (Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 to 12: Course Descriptions and Prerequisites, 2018: Verbatim)

 

 

1.8 International Languages

 

LKKDUI: Korean Language

Prerequisite: International Languages, Level 2, University Preparation or Assessment Test

This course prepares students for university studies in the international language. Students will enhance their ability to use the language with clarity and precision, and will develop the language skills needed to engage in sustained conversations and discussions, understand and evaluate information, read diverse materials for both study and pleasure, and write clearly and effectively. Students will also have opportunities to add to their knowledge of the culture of countries where the language is spoken through the use of community resources and computer technology.

 

1.9 Science

SNC2DI: Grade 10 Academic Science

Prerequisite: SNC1D, SNC1P

This course supports students in their comprehension of concepts in earth science, space science, physics, chemistry, and biology. Students will strengthen their experimental, investigative, and lateral thinking skills by working within the scientific method to understand science theory and connections in each unit.

For more information on when these courses begin, please see the "School Resources" page.

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