COVID-19 Off-Site Learning

COVID-19 Information

We are here to support our families. As we transition to off-site learning during unprecedented times we will continue to support families to the best of our abilities. Have questions about what off-site learning will look like for your particular situation? Please reach out to your teacher. We will work though all challenges together.

Resource Information

Fort McMurray Catholic Schools message to families March 20, 2020.

Minister LaGrange Letter to Alberta Parents/Guardians March 20, 2020.

Alberta Education FAQ Document March 20, 2020.

Alberta Education media release March 20, 2020.

Resources for Families

How to Use Google Classroom

Mental Health Resources

Moving to off-site instruction will look very different than learning in a conventional classroom. In collaboration with Alberta School Boards and Alberta Education new guidelines are in place to help with continuing student learning. Please review the following content delivery breakdown by grade:

Kindergarten-Grade 3

  • Education content will 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

  • Education content will continue to focus on language/literacy and mathematics/numeracy outcomes, and there will be 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

  • Education content will 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

  • Education content will 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 3 hours of work per course per week, and will be expected to work with their students and parents on the delivery of these materials.