Students at DCTI can add a little literacy boost to their lunches, get creative with writing, or practice their French. Here are just a few opportunities available to students weekly at DCTI.
OSSLT Tuesday Boosts
In Room B75, Ms. Angeli hosts literacy sessions every Tuesday at lunch to strengthen skills for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test which will be written by Grade 10 students on March 30.
The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) measures whether or not students are meeting the minimum standard for literacy across all subjects up to the end of Grade 9. Successful completion of the literacy test is one of the requirements to earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
All students across the province write this test on the same date.
Get Creative on Wednesdays
The DCTI Creative Writing Club invites students to Danforth Dialogues every Wednesday at lunch with Ms. Liarakos.
Ms. Porteous invites students parler français on Fridays at lunch. Relaxed environment where students can strengthen their conversation skills.
Don’t forget! There’s also ongoing math support during lunch and Math Clinics on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Practice your math! And learn everything you and your student need to know to prepare for Grade 9 EQAO exam scheduled for June 2017. DCTI Math Department is hosting a special EQAO Math Workshop for Grade 9 Parents/Caregivers (Applied and Academic) on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
You can learn more about the EQAO exam structure and scheduling. Math teachers also will explain how students are being prepared in the classsroom and grading practices for DCTI math courses. You’ll get hands-on practice working on sample EQAO questions to prepare you to support your student as they get ready for the exam.
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Refreshments will be served