K-12 Students and Parents

K-12 Students and Parents

Moving from a face-to-face classroom to online can be a challenge. The first step is to remain calm and do not panic. There are plenty of resources for you!

Drop-in Courses

  • Learning to Learn Online MOOC (open course) runs March 20 – April 26, 2020 and is a free course. You can register at any time while the course runs. This course is recommended to both students and teachers who are looking to understand how learning works in an online space. LTLO explores the fundamentals of the learning process and various models of online courses to determine your learning preferences and which forms of online learning are best for you. Activities will address common misconceptions, frustrations and fears about online learning, and introduce techniques to help overcome such obstacles and gain confidence as a learner.


Preparing for Online Learning

  • Becoming a better online learner (blog)
  • Helping your teen success in remote learning (blog)
  • What makes a successful online learner? (article)

Learning Resources

Educational Applications and Tools

  • List of educational apps, platforms and resources (UNESCO database)
  • Digital teaching and learning resources for all K-12 subjects and levels (Learn Alberta)
  • Top 10 online learning tools for K-9 (blog)

Health & Wellness while Learning at Home

  • Suggestions for parents and caregivers to help children learn at home (Open School BC website)
  • Self-care during emergency situations (poster)

What are Schools doing?

  • School responses from around the world (UNESCO database)
  • Resources for online learning (Edmonton Public Schools)

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