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  • ALBERTA EDUCATION GUIDELINES

     
    Kindergarten – Grade 3
    • Focus on language/literacy and mathematics/numeracy outcomes of the provincial curriculum.
    • Teachers will assign an average of five hours of work per student per week and will be expected to work with their students and parents on the delivery of these materials.
    Grades 4-6
    • Focus on language/literacy and mathematics/numeracy outcomes, with the opportunity to incorporate science and social studies outcomes through cross-curricular learning.
    • Teachers will assign an average of five hours of work per student per week and will be expected to work with their students and parents on the delivery of these materials.
    Grades 7-9
    • Focus on core mathematics, language/literacy, science and social studies curriculum outcomes.
    • Teachers will assign an average of 10 hours of work per student per week and will be expected to work with their students and parents on the delivery of these materials.
    Grades 10-12
    • Focus on specified and core courses required for high school graduation requirements, including language (English, French and French language arts), social studies, mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics.
    • Content from other courses will be delivered where possible, and accommodations for students unable to complete courses are in place.
    • Teachers will assign an average of three hours of work per course per week and will be expected to work with their students and parents on the delivery of these materials.
    All students will receive final grades from their teachers and report cards appropriate to their grade level.
    Students who are unable to complete a course that would allow them to progress to the next grade, will have the ability to still move forward with principal approval.
    Grade 12 students on track to receive 100 or more credits will still be eligible to graduate and receive a high school diploma. Principals are allowed to give up to 15 credits to seniors whose programs have been affected by class cancellations.
    According to the province, all Grade 12 diploma exams and Grade 6 and 9 provincial achievement tests are cancelled.
    Students who wish to write a diploma exam can do so under special circumstances.
    Parents who want extra learning resources for their children are encouraged to visit LearnAlberta.ca and My Child’s Learning: A Parent Resource.
     
    * Thank you to Mix 107.9 and FortSaskOnline.com for this information. 

  • From the Fort Saskatchewan Public Library:

    E-Resources for Parents and Students

    Solaro - Updated to the current Alberta curriculum for the 4 core subjects of math, sciences, social studies, and language arts. Solaro provides online lessons, activities, exercises, quizzes, even downloadable and printable flash cards! Add as many classes for as many grades as you want. 

    To register, go to our website www.fspl.ca and click on the “E-Library” link in the top banner. A tab will pop up on the left side of the screen. Click on the third link “SOLARO.” This page tells you all about what you can use Solaro for and has a link to a help guide if you have trouble setting up your account. From here you click on “Visit Solaro” and you will be redirected to a webpage that asks you to type in your library card number (all 12 digits on your card with no space) and your PIN, usually the last 4 digits of your phone number. You will have to check the box to agree to the terms and conditions to use Solaro. Next you click “Add Course” and select Alberta as your region, then click the blue “Update” button. From here you can choose what grades and classes you want to add. Once you have added a class, it will be on your homescreen for Solaro the next time you log in.  *Please note - due to high usage Solaro is currently experiencing difficulties. We are working on making it available as soon as possible.

    Tumblebooks - Streaming to your computer, Tumblebooks offers interactive picture books, graphic novels, non-fiction ebooks, national geographic videos, picture books in Spanish and French, and playlists of themed stories read out loud for different sets of time. As of this week, you now also have access to TumbleMath, which is a database of math books for grades K-6, TeenBookCloud, which has fiction and non-fiction ebooks, graphic novels, audiobooks, even AP English texts! You also have access to AudioBookCloud which is free streaming audiobooks including classics, non-fiction, and Spanish works. 

    To access this resource, visit our website www.fspl.ca and click on the “E-Library” link in the top banner. A tab will pop up on the left side of the screen. Click on the second link “Featured” and click on the picture link for “Tumblebooks.” This will take you to a page that lets you access regular Tumblebooks and these new resources, TumbleMath, TeenBookCloud, and AudioBookCloud.

    If you can’t find your card or your PIN doesn’t work, please call the library at 780-998-4275 and a staff member will help you.

  • For More Information:

  • If you know of any additional resources we could include to support our community, please send them to Erin at events@fortsaskchamber.com.

    Thank you for your patience as we work to improve and grow these resources!