​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.​​​

Program, Focus & Approach

Personalized Learning

At Altadore School, we believe in and welcome diversity. Our teachers adapt curriculum as required in order to meet the needs of students who benefit from specialized support in their learning. Some of our students are on Individualized Program Plans (IPP's) which allow teachers to adapt the Alberta Program of Studies. Some students will receive support from the learning support team and Education Assistants. We also work collaboratively with the CBE learning team and outside agencies to provide additional supports to students when needed and available.

Additionally, we recognize that all children learn differently and benefit from learning opportunities that are personalized specifically for their needs, strengths and areas of interest. Learning can look very different for individuals or groups of students in any given classroom. We welcome you to have an open discussion with your child’s teacher to discuss what this might look like for your child and how his or her unique learning needs will be addressed.

Homework

It is recommended by the Calgary Board of Education that children in Grades 1 - 3 complete 5 - 10 minutes of reading each night. For Grades 4 – 6, formal assignments may be required but should not exceed 20 minutes a night.

Parents/Guardians Vital to the Education Process

Parents play an important role in the education of their children. Their involvement and encouragement can help a child excel.

At Altadore School, we encourage parents to have a voice in their child's education. Our strong Altadore School Council, numerous volunteering opportunities in the classroom and outstanding community building events provide an opportunity for parents to have an active voice and to play an important role in their child's young life.

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Friday, Dec. 4 is a system-wide non-instructional day. There are no classes for CBE students – this includes in-person, at-home and Hub online learning. Enjoy the beautiful weather and please continue to follow all public health measures #WeAreCBE https://t.co/72tgopR1dr

RT @mckenzie_lake: Our Gr 1Ss have been promoting the Mayor’s food drive and we are off to a rocking start. Gr1s are promoting using videos and announcements. Gr 2s are graphing our progress. ⁦@nenshi⁩ ⁦@dmmccomish#yycbe #wearecbe https://t.co/7lEd0BHkRq

Earlier today we shared an update with CBE families with some important system information https://t.co/I4ROzvbQ3E #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/QYcLZRzma2

RT @RobertThirskCBE: When you compress the 12 Days of Giving into 1, the Comets really come through! #awesomekids #justthestart #WeAreCBE https://t.co/eQyELYT5s3

Calgary Transit is waiving the administration fee for the return of December adult and youth monthly passes. Learn more on their website. #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/BHhgLrZZqk

Information has been shared with families of students in Grades 7-12 about the move to at-home learning starting on Monday, Nov. 30. Learn more: https://t.co/fDRBX3310z #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/mW452ymora

RT @KiddleCBE: Grade 1 students have been discussing - What makes a great community? Here are their super citizens. We can all learn a lot from our youngest citizens. #supercitizens #WeAreCBE https://t.co/hZuCYFmvSQ

RT @cranston_school: Staying connected across the school! We are all part of an invisible web! @patricekarst #WeAreCBE https://t.co/zKtzaAbVXJ

At the Nov 25 regular board meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to approve the closure of the National Sport School effective June 30, 2021. https://t.co/M0PHbcRRFS #yycbe https://t.co/C3ABwJE2aV

There will be a Board of Trustees public meeting today at noon for the consideration of closure of the National Sport School. Due to current COVID-19 guidelines this meeting will be held virtually. We invite you to stream the meeting online https://t.co/nvCl1fNgoJ #yycbe https://t.co/7HjNLpzKg8