Alberta Education for Parents
This site provides information about Education in Alberta specifically for parents. Areas of interest include: Role of Parents, Out Education System, Early Childhood Services, School Choice, Resources for Parents and Additional Programs and Services.
My Child's Learning a Parent Resource
Alberta is committed to creating an inclusive education system that inspires and enables all students to achieve success and fulfillment as engaged thinkers and ethical citizens, with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Parents play an important role in shaping the way their children view learning. As a parent, you understand more than anyone else how your child learns and processes information. This resource will provide you with a better understanding of Alberta’s curriculum and how you can help your child. Here, you’ll discover what your child is learning, how they’re assessed and what resources are available to help them be successful from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
This resource also contains information on the variety of educational choices you have for your child, such as Catholic education and French immersion programming
Curriculum Handbooks for Parents
This page at the Alberta Education Website provides links to Curriculum Handbooks for parents at each Grade level. Take particular notice of the Catholic Versions. These handbooks can easily be downloaded onto your computer or printed for your reference.
You will need to ask your child or their teacher for the username and password for this marvelous website. It is a collection of grade and subject specific online resources that directly support the Alberta curriculum.
This site has online practice exams for the students in Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Alberta. Practice questions are scored online with immediate results provided to you and your child. Once again, you will need to obtain a password from your child or their teacher.
Students Achieve is a Learning Management System used by teachers in Holy Spirit School Division Junior and Senior High Schools. The program offers parents and students a convenient way to stay in touch with daily marks and attendance. Parents should contact their child's school for information on how to access information for their child. Student/Parent Access Click Here Staff Access Click Here
This site is an amazing collection of resources for parents, teachers and students of all grade levels and is based on Alberta curriculum. The 2Learn Website is designed by teachers and is continually being improved by input from teachers from around the province.
Read & Write Gold
Holy Spirit Catholic Schools subscribe to Read and Write Gold for all schools. This software provides literacy support for students in reading, writing and studying. The product offers support in the following areas:
- Reading: Text-to-Speech, Phonetic Spellcheck/ Dictionary, Homophone Support, Daisy Reader, Scan & Read.
- Writing, Research and Studying: Word Prediction, Word Wizard-Thesaurus, Text Highlighting and Sorting, Web Reading and built in Internet Research tool including Fact finder and Fact Folder.
In addition to students having access to Read and Write Gold on school computers, Read and Write Gold is also available for home use for our students. Contact your child's school to access information on the free home use version of this software.