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SLC – Queen’s Math LinQ. Melanie Christian - St. Lawrence College Geoffrey Roulet – Queen’s University Malcolm Cunningham, Don Young, Stephen White. SLC School of Computer and Engineering Technology. First year Mathematics courses 35% average five year failure rate

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Slc queen s math linq
SLC – Queen’s Math LinQ

Melanie Christian - St. Lawrence College

Geoffrey Roulet – Queen’s University

Malcolm Cunningham, Don Young, Stephen White


Slc school of computer and engineering technology

SLC School of Computer and Engineering Technology

First year Mathematics courses

35% average five year failure rate

Need for tutorial assistance


Queen s university faculty of education
Queen’s University Faculty of Education

Concurrent Education Program

3rd & 4th year students – mathematics teachable

Limited Experience:

Grades 1 – 12

Academic/University programs


Tutee selection
Tutee Selection

SLC Math Diagnostic Test (CAAT-D)

basic operations, fractions, area, algebra, trigonometry, ratios, proportions, & problem-solving

<20% counselled into other programs

~5% 1st year class

20 – 50% compulsory tutorial program

~30% 1st year class


Tutor selection
Tutor Selection

Advertising through Queen’s University

Applications to Queen’s Education Outreach

Initial Screening - Queen’s University

Final Selection (10) – SLC & Queen’s staff


Schedule
Schedule

Fall Term

weekly 2h tutorials

maximum 6 students

SLC math faculty – tutor meetings (pre-tutoring)

Tutor workshops – Queen’s staff



Outcomes1
Outcomes

Secondary School Mathematics Teachers with increased:

  • understanding of CAAT programs

  • experience with and appreciation for students heading to CAAT

  • ability and commitment to prepare pupils for CAAT experience


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