Dear Parents & Guardians,
First of all, we want to thank you for your support during these unprecedented times.
This has been a difficult time for all and we can appreciate the challenge of having active, eager to learn, children at home. We miss our students dearly and yearn for the days when we are all together again. As difficult as this is for all of us we know it is for the best and wish you and your families the best of health and happiness.
We are working with Alberta Education and other school jurisdictions in the province to determine what continuity of programming for students will look like and what the possible methods of delivery may be. It may take some time to determine how this will work for Northern Lights students.
We want to ensure that we are able to provide students with opportunities that are valuable for them and that we will be able to provide on a consistent basis, while also dealing with the potential impact of COVID-19 on our operations, including staff who need to self-isolate or may become ill.
Once we have a plan developed, we will share details with all of our parents and students.
In the meantime, we are sending you a list of free online resources to assist you at home in the meantime.
Scholastic Learn at Home: Day by Day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
PBS Kids pbskids.org
Brain Games Sheppard Software
HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Movement / Screentime Guidelines
BOKS IS HERE TO HELP YOUR FAMILY STAY ACTIVE AT HOME https://www.bokskids.ca/boks-at-home/
Primary Resources P.E./ All subjects
Alberta Active After School - Games and activities for physical movements
Canada’s Food Guide Recipes
Khan Academy http://www.khanacademy.org
Math Playground http://www.mathplayground.com
Splash Learn http://www.splashlearn.com
Math Game Time www.mathgametime.com
Learning A-Z http://www.learninga-z.com
Raz Kids https://www.kidsa-z.com/main/Login
Highlights Kids http://www.highlightskids.com
Phonics Hero www.phonicshero.com
Mystery Doug mysterydoug.com
National Geographic kids.nationalgeographic.com
Discovery Mind Blown http://www.discoverymindblown.com
NASA Kids Club http://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html
Amazing Space https://amazing-space.stsci.edu
Code Academy http://www.codecademy.com
How Stuff Works http://www.howstuffworks.com
Switcheroo Zoo https://switchzoo.com/
Typing Club www.typingclub.com
BBC Typing Tutor Dance Mat https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr
History for Kids http://www.historyforkids.net
Smithsonian for Kids http://www.si.edu/kids
Crash Course http://www.youtube.com/user/crashcourse
TIME for Kids http://www.timeforkids.com
CRAFTS & ACTIVITIES
Best Ideas for Kids http://www.thebestideasforkids.com
We will continue to provide information as it comes in.