Welcome to the home page of the Mathematics Department at Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School. We look forward to building relationships with parents and students to enhance student learning and achievement in Mathematics.
MATH HELP CENTRE - Closed due to COVID-19 protocol
Students requiring extra help in Mathematics are invited to drop by the Math Help Centre located in Room 317. The Math Help Centre will be open every Wednesday from 2:10 PM until 3:10 PM. A Mathematics teacher and senior level students will be available to provide homework help.
TVO MATHIFY: YOUR PERSONAL MATH TUTOR
TVO Mathify, a revitalization of TVO Homework Help, continues to offer free online math tutoring for students in Grades 6-11 and will include the following enhancements:
- 24/7 Interactive Whiteboard
- Full Two-Way Audio
- Image Upload
To support learning at home, tutors are available Monday - Friday 9AM - 9PM and on Sunday 3:30 - 9PM. Tutoring for Grade 11 is available until August 2022.
Students register for their new account at https://www.tvomathify.com/students with their OEN number.
GRADE 9 EQAO ASSESSMENT OF MATHEMATICS
In 2021 - 2022, the Grade 9 EQAO Assessment of Mathematics will be online and will be based on the new Grade 9 Mathematics curriculum. The administration window is scheduled from Friday October 1st, 2021 to Friday June 24th, 2022. The assessment is open to all students attending in-person classes. Additional information regarding specific administration dates and the breakdown of the summative assessment for MTH1W1 - Grade 9 De-streamed Mathematics will be communicated by your child's Mathematics teacher.
For more information about the Grade 9 EQAO Assessment of Mthematics: EQAO Grade 9 Math Website
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
Partnering with Your Teen in Mathematics – document for supporting learning in the teen years:
EduGAINS – website for parents to support their children at home with math:
Ministry of Education - Understand your child's learning: https://www.dcp.edu.gov.on.ca/en/parents
Ministry of Education - A parent's guide to Mathematics, Grade 9 (2021): https://www.dcp.edu.gov.on.ca/en/grade-9-math-guide
UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO MATHEMATICS CONTESTS
The Mathematics Department administers the Fryer (Grade 9), Galois (Grade 10), Hypatia (Grade 11), and Euclid (Grade 12) contests each year.
To obtain past contests and solutions, please visit the following website: https://www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca/contests/past_contests.html
To register for any of the University of Waterloo Mathematics contests, please speak with a Math teacher to have your name added to the list of participants. All registration fees are paid through SchoolCash Online.