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
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 MENTOR
On July 3rd, TVO Mathify, a revitalization of TVO Homework Help, was unveiled. TVO Mathify will continue to offer free online math tutoring for students in Grades 7-10 and will include the following enhancements:
- 24/7 Interactive Whiteboard
- Full Two-Way Audio
- Image Upload
Students register for their new account at https://tvomathify.com/ with their OEN number.
GRADE 9 EQAO ASSESSMENT OF MATHEMATICS
All Grade 9 students registered in an Applied or Academic Mathematics course are required to participate in the Grade 9 EQAO Assessment of Mathematics. The Winter 2020 assessment for first semester students will be administered on Tuesday January 14 and Thursday January 16, 2020. The Spring 2020 assessment for second semester students will be administered on Tuesday June 2 and Thursday June 4, 2020.
For more information about the Grade 9 EQAO Assessment of Mathematics, please visit the following websites:
EQAO Website - Information for Parents
EQAO Website - Information for Students
UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO MATHEMATICS CONTESTS
The Math Department administers the Fryer, Galois, Hypatia, and Euclid contests each year.
To obtain past contests and solutions, please visit the following website:
To register for any of the University of Waterloo Math contests, please speak to a Math teacher to submit your name and the contest registration fee.
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
Supports for Ontario K – 12 students, educators, parents/guardians:
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: