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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Grande Prairie District Curriculum
The schools in Grand Prairie use the curriculum that was developed by the Alberta Department of Education and it provides an organized overview of learning requirements in all subjects across the grade span. The learning goals within each subject, as laid out by the curriculum, represent what needs to be learned in order for a student to become proficient in the subject area. The expectations are written broadly so that teachers can use a variety of strategies to deliver the objectives.
There are individual curriculum designed for the specialty programs that students in secondary schools take like Environmental Education or Information Technology. Students work on projects that look at various opportunities to create a business, be it local, national, or global in scale. Learners determine methods for brainstorming ideas as well as examining the feasibility of new ideas. In all these programs, the curriculum also lays out what a student will need to learn in order to master the subject so that they may move on towards their next steps in academic or career pursuits.
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Grande Prairie District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs
Students in Grande Prairie are taught following the curriculum designed by Alberta Education. The curriculum is a framework for teaching and learning in all subject areas across the grade span. It describes the learning objectives and measurable goals that students need to achieve in order to become proficient in the subject. In English, the goals of developing critical reading, writing and communication skills is built through reading across genres, writing for different purposes, and analyzing the different elements of text. Emphasis is placed on this subject as it supports learning in all areas and the development of various types of literacy such as scientific and cultural literacy.
Keeping Informed: Recent Grande Prairie Educational News
- Early Language Program - The district is now offering pre-K and Kindergarten-Grade 6 French Immersion Programs. Families who are interested need to contact the district to enroll their children in the programs. Students are instructed in both English and French in the Immersion Program.
- Music Instruction - Students in the Grand Prairie District benefit from a history of strong music instruction and performance. Students receive in-class instruction beginning in elementary school and as they progress have opportunities to join in band, orchestra, or choir.
- Scholarship Opportunities - A very wide range of scholarship opportunities exist for students in the area. Information about what is available can be found on the Grand Prairie Composite High School website. These scholarships provide anywhere from a small contribution to the costs of college to more substantial awards.
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Chalk Talk: The Role of the Career Development Curriculum
The career development and occupational studies curriculum introduces students to the foundational skills required for success in the workplace. Students learn how to effectively and efficiently gather data from multiple sources in order to inform an opinion about a topic. They work with technology to devise a presentation of information to small groups. Problem solving skills are acquired, with students responsible for devising an appropriate plan for overcoming workplace-related difficulties, such as a change in deadline. Students also learn about and develop essential personal qualities. Leadership skills, communication skills, and collaborative skills are emphasized, as students work together to solve problems related to the workplace. Students acquire an appreciation for managing resources and information as well, particularly with regard to accomplishing long-term goals.