Livingstone Range School Division

Virtual School

Our online Virtual School was developed by LRSD  to offer breadth of programming in an online distance-learning format that meets the needs of a variety of students. Virtual School offers students flexibility to plan their education around their life and receive a customized education experience.

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Keys to Success

To develop critical thinkers and lifelong learners who become contributing citizens.  This will be accomplished through consistent delivery of high quality programming and teaching that is responsive to diverse student needs and interests in an inclusive environment.

  • Online, one to one, blended learning environment
  • Personalized Learning Pathways
  • 24/7 anytime anywhere access
  • Personalized Learning Plans
  • Student support (Outreach, Instruction, Homeschool)
  • Learning Commons access
  • Learning facilitated by teacher
  • Student collaboration

Registration

Students New to LRSD Virtual School

  1. Students new to the program must contact the Administrator at their home school to discuss program information and academic options. Students from outside the division must contact Division Office (403) 625 3356, or email VirtualSchool@lrsd.ab.ca
  2. Students are to review the technical requirements below for working online.
  3. Students download, print, and complete the registration form. Please ensure that all signatures have been obtained.  The form is then submitted to:  VirtualSchool@lrsd.ab.ca . 
  4. Students attend an orientation meeting with their assigned teacher(s) virtually or in person.

Students Returning to LRSD Virtual School

  1. ​Students download, print, and complete the registration form which is available here and submit to: VirtualSchool@lrsd.ab.ca. Home school Principals approve all Virtual School registrations.

2019-2020 Math/Science/Tech Course Offerings

 

Course

Location

Semester 1

Semester 2

Math 31 Nanton - Yes
Science 14/24 TBD - Yes

*We will update this site as information becomes available.

2019-2020 Humanities Course Offerings

Subject

Location

Semester 1

Semester 2

English 30-1, 30-2, 20-1, 20-2, 10-1 Nanton Yes Yes
Social 30-1, 30-2, 20-1, 20-2, 10-1 Outreach North Yes Yes

Options

Course Teacher Location
Spanish Ron Gillespie Outreach West
French TBD TBD 

 

Student Handbook

Want more information?  Click on the link below to view the Virtual School Student Handbook:

Virtual School Student Handbook

How to register on the Moodle server

Students participating in the Virtual School will need access to a computer and high speed internet.  The following will assist students in meeting the basic requirements to participate in a virtual session:

System Requirements

Operating System – Minimum Windows Vista/7/8/10, Mac OS X

Required Access To:

  • High Speed Internet
  • DVD Drive
  • Speakers
  • Microphone required for Collaborate online classroom sessions
  • Camera
  • Scanner
  • Printer

Required Software:

  • Google Apps for Education Account
  • Application Software –Office XP (minimum), Office 2010/2013/2016 (MS Word, MS Excel, MS
    PowerPoint).  Student versions available at Microsoft.com at a reduced cost to students.
  • Chrome or Firefox Browser 
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader/Flash player/Shockwave player (http://www.adobe.com/downloads/)

Meet with Staff

Staff will be available to connect with students virtually or in person.  The following schedule identifies when the Virtual School teacher is available during the day.  

Time

Monday-Thursday

Staff Member

TBD

Friday, Nanton

Kirby Dietze