Parents/Guardians are the first and most important teachers in their child's life. Studies show that children with parents who are actively involved in their education perform better in school.
Here are some additional helpful resources that can encourage parent involvement, parent support programs and helpful tips to engage further in your child's educational journey.
Helpful Virtual Resources for Parents and Students
Ministry of Education Launchers Learn at Home Portal Offering Online Resources for Students During COVID-19 Province-Wide School Closures
On Friday (March 20), the Ministry of Education announced the launch of an online portal for students and families during the province-wide closure of schools due to COVID-19.
The Ministry of Education says Learn at Home and Apprendre à la maison will provide online literacy and numeracy materials and resources to support continued learning for elementary and secondary school students. The full Ministry of Education news release can be found here.
Supporting and Securing Students Online at Home
Grand Erie's Privacy Office created this Privacy Information Sheet to support students and their families in transitioning to learning at home. The Privacy Information Sheet includes advice on how to make informed decisions when it comes to privacy and sharing information. It also features FAQs for supporting and securing students when learning online at home.
Supporting Your Child at Home - Strategies for Literacy, Numeracy and Well-Being
Elementary and Secondary
Parents of elementary and secondary school children are able to support their learning at home. The following document is a resources that outlines a number of strategies that support learning at home.
The strategies include best practices from School Improvement Plans and from other sources.
Click a document below to download and view on or offline:
Grand Erie's Weekly Literacy, Numeracy and Physical Education Resources by Grade
Click the image below to view and download Grand Erie's weekly Literacy, Numeracy and Physical Education resources for Grand Erie students, featuring daily tasks and activities to keep your child's mind engaged during the province-wide school closure.