Guidelines for Schools in Developing a Home Learning Plan
Posted: March 20, 2020
Holy Family Catholic Regional Division has been monitoring the COVID-19 updates closely and following all guidelines from Alberta Health Services and Alberta Education. We have received direction from Alberta Education and we are pleased to share our Guidelines for Schools in Developing a Home Learning Plan. Below is the link to the complete plan, the audio message to parents from Superintendent Betty Turpin and links to informative resources for our school communities.
Content delivery for each grade is broken down as follows:
- Kindergarten – Grade 3
Education content will focus on language/literacy and mathematics/numeracy outcomes of the provincial curriculum.
15 minutes per lesson for students. Maximum 5 hours per week.
- 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.
30 minutes per lesson for students. Maximum 5 hours per week.
- Grades 7-9
Education content will focus on core mathematics, language/literacy, science and social studies curriculum outcomes.
45 – 60 minutes per lesson for students. Maximum 10 hours per week.
- 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.
60 – 80 minutes per lesson for students. 3 hours of work per course per week
Religion and reading should be a daily focus.
Information from Alberta Education
This page will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.