March 31, 2020
Following his announcement that schools will remain closed until at least May 4, Minister of Education Stephen Lecce announced Ontario would move to a teacher-led model for distance learning. The Minister recommended the following breakdown for secondary student learning:
For semestered students in Grades 9-12: Three hours of work per course, per week; focus on achieving credits/completion/graduation
March 27, 2020
Niagara Catholic has created a list of recommended websites for students and families to access to promote student engagement and student-directed learning during this prolonged school closure. We will add additional sites as they are vetted by Board staff.
The information below is from the Ontario Ministry of Education’s Learn at Home page.
We have divided it for families to find information quickly.
Get activities and resources for high school students to use at home to supplement their learning.
High School Courses — Keep up with studies
For Grades 9 to 12
Students can review, refresh and extend their learning. During this time of school closure, teacher-facilitated online courses are being temporarily adapted to allow for independent study (not for credit). You can begin when you like and work at your own pace.
For Grades 6 to 10
Free, one-on-one online support provided by Ontario Certified Teachers, is available to help students improve their math skills. Now accessible Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Build math understanding and confidence with the help of a math tutor!