June 23: Last Day to Order Materials & Other Resources

The last day to order materials and other resources is June 23, 2021. View full details

ADLC Closure

ADLC will permanently close after the 2020-21 school year. View full details


EdTechTeam Canada Virtual Summit – September 24 & 25, 2020

Teachers, administrators and facilitators! Are you wondering how to engage your students online? How to better manage digital documents? How to effectively deliver content asynchronously or synchronously? ADLC has partnered with EdTechTeam Canada to bring you timely and relevant professional development during this unique school year. On September 24 and 25, 2020, we will be...
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Class Caps for 2020-21

ADLC is in a challenging situation with increased demands for course registrations and reduced budget from Alberta Education. As such, we are advising our partner schools that ensuring high quality service levels for registering students means setting appropriate limits on overall registrations.  The ADLC Course Listing provides the most up-to-date information on available spaces for...
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Registration Limits for 2020-21

In consultation with Alberta Education, it was agreed that ADLC does not serve primary students (i.e. provide the majority of educational programming.) Therefore, for the 2020-2021 school year, we will be limiting Student Instruction (SI) course registrations for grades 1-12 to ensure we do not overstep primary programming responsibilities. Effective for the 2020-2021 school year,...
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ADLC Support for Alberta Schools Re-Entry Plans

Planning for what is and what may be is daunting at the moment. ADLC is a critical resource at your disposal. We hope this can serve as a support for you and your teachers. Carefully consider the following, and feel free to forward this information to your teaching staff. We have two key services at...
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August 14 Reminder: Teacher Support (TS) Sections Deadline

August 14 Deadline for Teacher Support (TS) Sections Teacher Support (TS) sections (courses) are reset each year in August in preparation for the new school year. What does this mean? If you had students in TS sections in 2019-20, August 14 is the last day to save/export your student’s grades into your own school’s student...

Important Dates: Summer Months, 2020-21 Calendar

We have highlighted some important summer dates to keep in mind June 26 - Last day of school, SI course expiry June 29 - Granted summer extensions begin July 1 - ADLC closed for Canada Day July 31 - Course completion date for summer extensions August 3 - ADLC closed for Heritage Day August 14...
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Experiences of ADLC’s Elementary-Aged Students

In our mid-winter newsletter, we shared some advice from successful high school students who received portions of their education at a distance, through ADLC.  This article describes the experiences of a few elementary-aged students who receive some of their instruction from ADLC teachers. Using Google Meet, we interviewed four students—Elliott, Shelley, Gillian and Abigail, with...
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Open Letter Regarding ADLC

I hope this letter finds you well in these unique and trying times. 2019-2020 has been a year of triumphs and trials for ADLC. I am writing to you today to share some of these stories, as well as outline some key items for you to be aware of in the coming year and beyond....
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Programming Changes for 2020/21

New Courses Junior High Language Arts 8 PR, 8100  - SI - Downloadable PDFs now available! Senior High Core English 10-2 PR, ELA1104 - SI & TS Science 10 PR, SCN1270 - SI - Coming Fall 2020 Forestry Regulating Alberta's Forests OL, FOR2030 - SI & TS Issues and Trends in Forestry OL, FOR3010 -...
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Summer Extensions Finalized

ADLC is pleased to announce that the vast majority of the 720 Summer Extension requests received by the deadline of May 15 will be fulfilled. In order to ensure that all of these students will have access to a teacher throughout July, there will be some delays in assessment turnaround in some courses due to...
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