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Alberta Education, 2007
This document is intended for classroom teachers, resource personnel, administrators and parents. It is one of a series of documents developed to facilitate programming for students in grades 1 to 12 who have special education needs. The six essential components listed in this document are contained in "Standards for Special Education,…
Descriptors: Special Programs, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Programming
Alberta Education, 2009
The "Value-Added School Review (VSR)" is an analytical model designed to assist schools in identifying and addressing opportunities for school improvement. The model works best when it is focused purposefully on students and the student learning outcomes as defined in the "Guide to Education". It complements the processes…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Improvement Programs
Alberta Education, 2007
Alberta parents enjoy a range of choices for their children's education, including the option of home education. Alberta's "School Act" and its funding guidelines for education recognize the central role of parents in the education of their children. No matter what your decision about educational programming, your ongoing involvement…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Private Schools, Home Schooling, Childhood Interests
Alberta Education, 2009
This report presents the outcomes of the analysis of Grade Level of Achievement (GLA) data at the provincial level to inform the program planning and evaluation needs of Alberta Education as well as school and central office based administrators. GLA data reported to Alberta Education is a teacher's judgment of a student's academic progress. GLA…
Descriptors: Evaluation Needs, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
Alberta Education, 2007
This document is intended to assist charter schools in providing accommodations for students with exceptional needs, while acknowledging the importance of the charter approved by the Minister, local autonomy, flexibility and choice. This document is organized into the following four areas: (1) Access to Accommodations (the provision of…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Student Needs
Alberta Education, 2007
This publication is a legal document that specifies the minimum performance outcomes for student learning within a three-course sequence. These outcomes are defined in terms of the contexts for language learning, the communicative acts that students will engage in and the repertoire needed to carry out these acts. The overarching goal of this…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries
Alberta Education, 2008
This manual is for district and school administrators, counselors, teachers, parents/guardians, students and others involved in the process of implementing the Knowledge and Employability policy and courses. It is intended to serve as a starting point as districts and schools introduce the new courses or make the transition from Integrated…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Secondary Education, Curriculum Implementation, Program Implementation