COVID-19: Accessing ADLC Resources

With the emergence of COVID-19, we would like to remind you that we provide free access to course resources to all schools in the province. View full details

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TS Course Retention

Some partner teachers have made changes, in Moodle, to their Teacher Support (TS) course(s) throughout the school year. For those who wish to retain that copy for 2020/21, please complete the form below by June 15, 2020. TSR 2020-21 Section Choice If you have any questions about your Teacher Support Retention (TSR), please contact Moodle...
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Summer Extension Requests Open May 1 – SI Courses

Beginning May 1, we will once again be accepting requests for summer extensions in Student Instruction (SI) courses through our Student Information System (SIS), provided the following conditions have been met:   Normally, Partner/Affiliate schools must have summer support available for the students for whom they wish to extend courses. This support usually included both a...
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Meeting with Minister LaGrange, April 22, 2020

This is an update to the ongoing dialogue between the Ministry of Education and Pembina Hills School Division in regard to the pending conclusion of the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) Service Agreement. On April 22, 2020, the Board of Trustees met via video conference with Minister LaGrange and some of her staff to continue...

Training for ADLC Resources: April 29-May 1

As teachers and students across Alberta transition to remote/online/distance teaching, more teachers are accessing ADLC’s free printable and digital resources. This is wonderful; that’s why they were created. We know that many teachers are new to this type of learning environment, so ADLC is ready to help you with training sessions. We offer the following...
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Regarding Continuity of Education

ADLC is well positioned to support teachers and students in the Continuity of Education. ADLC is guided by these two documents: Continuity of student learning and content delivery Q & A:  Education Continuity Plan: COVID-19  As was announced March 15 and until further notice, students are no longer allowed to attend in-school classes. Since then,...
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Exemplary Teacher Award – Laura McCartney

Congratulations Laura! "Laura McCartney is a Languages Teacher at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). A strong advocate for her students, Laura always puts the welfare of her students first, providing them with the best possible learning experience. She is constantly challenging her students as they learn new languages! “We are grateful to have Laura...

Diploma Exam Exemptions & Supervision of ADLC Exams

Regarding Diploma Exam Exemptions In order for students enrolled in Student Instruction (SI) with ADLC to be exempted from diploma exams, they must be registered to write the diploma exam. The registration deadline for the June writing period is April 9th. Please be certain to review your list ensuring that all students are registered. *NEW*...
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Cancelled: Planning Ahead Sessions

“Planning Ahead” face-to-face sessions were scheduled to occur between April 21 and May 5, 2020 in various locations across Alberta. These sessions had been designed to support your experience with ADLC Student Instruction and Teacher Support services. Since then, Alberta Health Services has implemented measures to help prevent further spread of COVID-19, including restrictions on...
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Student Instruction (SI) Registrations Reopened until April 15

ADLC continues to adapt to the needs of educators as the COVID-19 situation continues. After having temporarily suspended registrations pending further information, we are now able to reopen all Student Instruction (SI) courses. The new deadline to register a student in SI is April 15, 2020. Exceptions may apply to graduating students. Students will still be expected...
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Advice from Successful ADLC Students

This article was prepared for ADLC’s March newsletter. The newsletter is delayed, but we felt this story would be helpful nevertheless.  To put it mildly, a lot has changed since our last newsletter. We told you then about the experience of distance learning from the perspective of an ADLC Distance Education (DE) teacher. We planned...
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