​Regular Program at the CBE

Even though most of our schools offer a regular program, no two are quite the same. All schools teach according to Alberta Education’s mandated curriculum, however a school’s focus, optional courses and school activities are as unique as every school.​​​

Homework

We believe that homework is important for student learning. It is the quality, not the quantity, of homework that benefits student learning. Having a regular home reading schedule is a great way to engage your child in learning at home.  Effective homework assignments need to be purposeful: “Legitimate purposes for homework include introducing new content, practicing a skill or process that students can do independently but not fluently, elaborating on information that has been addressed in class to deepen students’ knowledge and providing opportunities to explore topics of their own interest.” (Marzano and Pickering, Special Topic/The Case For and Against Homework, March 2007)

Program, Focus & Approach

Homework

We believe that homework is important for student learning. It is the quality, not the quantity, of homework that benefits student learning. Having a regular home reading schedule is a great way to engage your child in learning at home.  Effective homework assignments need to be purposeful: “Legitimate purposes for homework include introducing new content, practicing a skill or process that students can do independently but not fluently, elaborating on information that has been addressed in class to deepen students’ knowledge and providing opportunities to explore topics of their own interest.” (Marzano and Pickering, Special Topic/The Case For and Against Homework, March 2007)

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Learn more about what students and families can expect to hear from their schools next week. Classes are cancelled and students will not be returning to their schools, but learning is ongoing. https://t.co/2k2t0CUwTV #wearecbe

Yesterday we sent a message to all Gr. 10, 11 and 12 families about diploma exams. Diploma exams are cancelled, but under special circumstances, students can request to write a diploma exam. For more info, see info on our website https://t.co/Vt8kke9SuE

All city and school playgrounds are closed effective immediately to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. City parks remain open. Let’s all work together to protect the public’s health. #WeAreCBE

CBE Spring Break runs Mar. 23 – 27 for Traditional Calendar Schools, until Apr. 3 for Modified Calendar Schools. CBE Schools are closed during this time. Students and Staff, enjoy your time off, be safe and take care of yourselves. #WeAreCBE

An important parent message and video regarding continuation of learning for students was posted today. https://t.co/LBNFIPhl7L

Looking for interim educational ideas for your K-9 student? Check out CBE’s Learning at Home page for a variety of resources to support literacy, numeracy and wellness at home. #weareCBE https://t.co/xI2CiDs0WR

This afternoon CBE leaders provided media with information about the cancellation of classes and the CBE's response to #COVID19 We will continue to post updated information about how we will support students, staff and families on our website. https://t.co/NFssyWySZQ https://t.co/gFeKweY8bC