Alberta updating curriculum to better prepare students for future success
Starting this fall, Alberta education will begin developing new curriculum that will be asking Albertans to provide input.
Teachers, parents and community are welcome to give feedback on the initial curriculum development on Monday, November 14th from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Clearview Board Room (5031-50 Street, Stettler). Pizza supper will be provided at the 5:00 - 7:00 meeting.
If you are unable to attend, Alberta Education is taking feedback until Friday, November 18th. For more information please see the following resources available.
Individual Survey Participant Guide
Curriculum Development Video to watch prior to completing the survey
You can access the online provincial curriculum survey at http://curriculumsurvey.alberta.ca.
You will need to complete all of Part A of the survey before moving on to Part B. There is no SAVE function, so please complete as much of the survey as you can. You can always return and open a new survey.
Curriculum Development Information
Alberta education new approach to development curriculum will spend six years and work will be done simultaneously on 6 subject areas: Arts, Language Arts (English, French and Francais), Mathematics, Social Studies, Sciences, and Wellness.
Future provincial curriculum in all subjects will have a common design and student-centered Direction, which will ensure consistency across the K to 12 curriculum. This will make it easier for teachers to plan across subject it will also enhance the ability of those teachers were teaching multiple subjects across grade levels to provide a more cohesive program, improving the overall learning experiences for students and reducing teachers planning time.
Albertans will have an opportunity to provide feedback on the development of new curriculum through hundreds of face-to-face meetings at online survey planned for this fall.
For More Information:
Please go to Alberta Education