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Alberta Education, 2013
Students are spending an increased amount of time online. During this time, they are communicating with their peers, as well as consuming, sharing, and creating content. In the past, banning the use of personal devices and blocking online content was seen as a way to protect students from harmful content and protect the school's technology…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technological Literacy, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
Alberta Education, 2013
Cloud computing is Internet-based computing in which shared resources, software and information are delivered as a service that computers or mobile devices can access on demand. Cloud computing is already used extensively in education. Free or low-cost cloud-based services are used daily by learners and educators to support learning, social…
Descriptors: Internet, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
Alberta Education, 2013
The education of students is fundamental to shaping a preferred provincial, national and global future. It is also essential in maintaining Alberta's standard of living and ensuring its global competitiveness. The education system must simultaneously prepare the citizens of tomorrow while equipping the students with the knowledge and skills they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Planning, Educational Legislation, Parents
Alberta Education, 2012
Wireless devices and the networks that support them are becoming more common in Alberta schools. WiFi is a wireless networking technology that allows computers and other devices to communicate over a wireless signal. Typically the signal is carried by radio waves over an area of up to 100 meters. Through the implementation of a WiFi network,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Alberta Education, 2012
Education leaders are re-examining acceptable use policies in light of the increasing use of highly mobile information technologies. While acceptable use policies were developed to manage and control behaviour, a digital citizenship policy takes a more comprehensive approach by recognizing the important role of education in preparing digital…
Descriptors: Guides, Foreign Countries, Policy Formation, School Policy
Alberta Education, 2010
Research continues to support the many teaching and learning benefits of one-to-one laptop learning. Benefits range from improved student engagement and teacher-student interactions to the attainment of 21st century skills and the transformation of teacher practice. Additional benefits include improved student writing skills, increased teacher…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Writing Skills
Alberta Education, 2010
The aim of this document is to give teachers and administrators the contextual and pedagogical tools for the late immersion program. It acts as a guide for beginning and experienced teachers who need to update their knowledge regarding this program and its details. For many working in this area, it also confirms their daily practices as well as…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, French, Second Language Instruction, Adolescents
Alberta Education, 2010
The ministry has identified one core business that is an ongoing key responsibility. It is called "Core Business One: Lead and Support the Education System So That All Students Are Successful at Learning." The core business includes four goals with specific outcomes that describe the end results the ministry wants to achieve in…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Accountability, Educational Policy
Alberta Education, 2009
This strategy guide is for mentors, support workers and coaches who are working with school-aged children and youth who are affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). In addition to supporting these children and youth at home and in the community, mentors may be involved in advocating for and supporting them at school. This guide…
Descriptors: Mentors, Educational Environment, Community Support, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Alberta Education, 2009
This guide to implementation is intended to support the Japanese Language and Culture 10-3Y, 20-3Y, 30-3Y Program of Studies. It was developed primarily for teachers, yet it includes information that may be useful for administrators and other stakeholders in their efforts to plan for and implement the new Japanese program of studies. Familiarity…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Program Guides, Program Effectiveness, Program Content
Laboucan, Billy Joe, Ed.; Dion, Susan, Ed.; Sawers, Neil, Ed.; Scott, J. Marilyn. Ed. – Alberta Education, 2009
This guide will provide the reader with the tools needed to plan a successful Cree language experience in the classroom. As a teacher, you will choose appropriate activities with your students from the Sample Teaching and Learning Activities. The activities and assessment strategies are samples you can add to and adapt to fit your classroom…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Guides, Grade 6, Grade 4
Laboucan, Billy Joe, Ed.; Dion, Susan, Ed.; Sawers, Neil, Ed.; Scott, J. Marilyn, Ed. – Alberta Education, 2009
The underlying foundations for all elements of this "Cree Language and Culture 12-year Program Guide to Implementation (Kindergarten to Grade 3)" are Cree values--those viewpoints and ways of being that characterize the Cree way of life. They are as important today in educating students in the Cree language and culture as they have ever…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Values, Program Guides, Kindergarten
Alberta Education, 2009
This literature review is intended to help inform the development and implementation of innovative, educationally sound high school redesigns in Alberta. It is provided as a support resource for school administrators involved in Alberta Education's High School Flexibility Enhancement Project. Support is provided in the following ways: (1) a brief…
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews
Alberta Education, 2009
"Setting the Direction for Special Education in Alberta" is a major Alberta Education project designed to create a new framework that will help students with special needs receive the education they need to be successful. The project is comprehensive and far-reaching, and will consider the needs of students in all types of schools:…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Special Education
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
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