Science Physics - Senior

Teaching and learning in the 21st century physics classroom requires a strong foundation in a variety of practices.

Recognizing the uniqueness of every teacher, this course looks at a variety of teaching and learning strategies that match your educational philosophy against the Grade 11 and 12 Ontario Physics curriculum. One of the primary goals is to help you develop and deliver curriculum that is meaningful and engaging for your future student learners. Much of the course focuses on the collegial discussion of strategies and collaboration is encouraged through a number of activities such as the design of a unit and development of key concepts. Learn with us at OISE for a stimulating learning session and discover many interesting and engaging ways of teaching and learning.


  1. Certificate of Qualification:
    Must be a registered member of the Ontario College of Teachers.
  2. 5 Full University Degree Credits in the Subject:
    Official transcript(s) showing proof of successful completion of 5.0 university degree credits in Physics.

    Note: for the first Science Senior Qualification listed on the Certificate of Qualification candidates require successful completion of 5.0 university degree credits in the subject. Any subsequent Science Senior Qualification candidates require successful completion of 3.0 university degree credits in the subject.


1.0 university degree credits is the equivalent to 1 full year course, or, 2 half-year courses.


Successful completion is a final grade of C-

Upon successful completion of the course, a recommendation will be sent to the Ontario College of Teachers.










Full Course Details

Section Title:

Science Physics - Senior

Enrolment Session:

2022 Fall



Total Hours:




22 Sep 2022 to 01 Dec 2022

Delivery Option:


Course Fee(s):



Section Note(s):

Online Asynchronous

This session will run for 10 weeks. Your learning will take the form of in-depth online discussions as well as group and individual assignments.

Learners will be expected to engage in approximately 12 hours of learning per week, for a total of 125 hours:

  • 100 hours online learning (asynchronous, but facilitator-led and paced into modules)
  • 25 hours assignments and independent study

Registration Deadline: September 11, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST


  • Once registered, please visit the Learner Portal to submit your course application and any related documents by the registration deadline (we recommend doing so from a computer for the best user experience)
  • Requests for withdrawal received by the registration deadline will receive a refund. Requests made after this date will require further review. You can find our withdrawal, refund and transfer policy under Resources > OISE CPL Registration Policies

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