Guest Post: Blended Symposium 2016: Evaluating K-12 Digital Tools

Communications Staff

This article was re-posted in collaboration with Athabasca University Centre for Distance Education’s BOLT Multi-Authored Blog, a blog dedicated to professional learning for K-12 educators interested in Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT). Teacher Editorial | By Joy Trick (BOLT student) Prologue The second annual blendED Symposium was held in Edmonton, Alberta on October 23-25, […]

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Guest Blog: Coding and Computational Thinking In Schools

Communications Staff

This article was reposted in collaboration with Athabasca University Centre for Distance Education’s BOLT Multi-Authored Blog, a blog dedicated to professional learning for K-12 educators interested in Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT). by Steven Montgomery (BOLT Student and Alberta Teacher) Coding or computer programming in schools is becoming a big push in schools around […]

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Creative Writing: One Bite at a Time

Rob Ficiur

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. Read Rob’s notes on Resources That Work & […]

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Alberta Specialist Council for Colony Teachers

Rob Ficiur

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here.  The Alberta Distance Learning Centre’s Hutterite Education committee […]

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ADLC/VVS Student Kiersten Sell’s Paper Presented to World Leaders at COP22 UN Conference in Morocco

Communications Staff

At ADLC and like-minded educational institutions around the world, we encourage students to dream big. To think globally. To set their goals for the future  as high as they can. And one ADLC/Vista Virtual School student has already accomplished what many aspire to in their wildest of fantasies. This November, Kiersten Sell was in Marrakech, […]

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ExploreLearning Link Updates in Select TS Sections

Communications Staff

Our ExploreLearning license provider has recently discontinued their services for select ADLC Science courses. However, since we feel ExploreLearning is a valuable resource for our students, we’ve decided to provide access to these learning tools and have since instated our own license for the software for Bio 20, Bio 30, and Science 30. As such, […]

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Students Enjoy Christmas Giving

Rob Ficiur

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. This article was originally published in the November 2009 […]

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Ten Ways to Improve Your Christmas Concert

Rob Ficiur

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. This article was originally published in the November […]

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Resources that work: What did you read?

Rob Ficiur

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. Writer’s Note: Three decades ago, as a “know-it-all” […]

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ADLC Holiday Hours

Communications Staff

Looking to plan your studies for the holiday break? Here’s when you can (and can’t) reach us: Thursday, Dec. 22: 8 am–3:30 pm – ALL CAMPUSES OPEN, all staff available Friday, Dec. 23–Monday Jan. 2, 2017 inclusive – CLOSED Tuesday, Jan. 3–Friday, Jan. 6, 2017: 8 am–4:30 pm – ALL CAMPUSES OPEN, teaching staff unavailable Monday, Jan. 9, 2017: […]

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