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Supporting Student Learning

Parents frequently ask how they can support their child's learning.  We have compiled some useful curriculum links and resources. 

The BC Ministry of Education resources and web links are the primary source of information.  Other sites, while not endorsed by the North Vancouver School District, are provided for your convenience and information.

​General Information and Resources ​

​Attendance Matters​Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about student attendance and a list of community resources and support networks that are available on the North Shore 
BC Provincial Examinations​Grades 10, 11, and 12 - Exam schedule and specifications, resource exams, Calculator Policy, marking information
Curriculum Packages by Grade ​Kindergarten to Grade 9
BC Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Packages (IRPs)

Kindergarten to Grade 12 - Select the subject area and the grade level.  The Prescribed Learning Outcomes (PLOs) provide an overview of the learning expectations for English and French Immersion curriculum

BC Ministry of Education Performance Standards

Performance Standards for Reading, Writing, Numeracy, Social Responsibility, Information and Communication Technology Integration, and Healthy Living

BC Ministry of Education Graduation Program ​2015/16 Handbook of Procedures for the Graduation Program
BC Ministry of Education Grad Planner Grad Planner is posted in both English and French
BC Provincial Scholarships Program ​The Ministry of Education's Provincial Scholarships Program recognizes student achievement and encourages students to pursue post-secondary education
​BC Ministry of Education Provincial Exam Calendar ​An online calendar of important dates related to Provincial Exams and Data Transfers
New BCCAT Education Planner  ​BC Council on Admissions & Transfers' publicly-funded resource to help students make informed decisions about post-secondary institutions and career options in BC
New BC Transfer Guide ​BC Transfer System enables students to receive credit at an institution for courses taken at another.  Find which institutions are part of the BC Transfer System, how transfers work, how to transfer in/out of BC, what is unassigned credit, and transfer a student loan
Public LibrariesInformation about public libraries on the North Shore
LearnNow BC Tutoring and Study CentreProvides video tutorials and lessons for a wide range of subjects
Open School BC Online Catalogue Source of packaged courses (paper-based) that can be purchased.  Site includes some online resources that do not require teacher support
​Discovery Education Canada ​Teacher and parent curricular resources in digital format
​Khan Academy ​Interactive online lessons, virtual labs, etc. for all grade levels and curricular areas.  Please note that this site is not specific to BC curriculum
Watch Know Learn ​Educational videos for all subject areas and grade levels (US curriculum)

Literacy ​- English Language Arts - Communications

​English Language Arts Curriculum​BC Ministry of Education - Kindergarten to Grade 12
New Kindergarten to Grade 9 Curriculum - 2016/17 school year 
Grades 10 to 12 Draft Curriculum
Reading for Families ​BC Ministry of Education
Writing for Families​BC Ministry of Education
​Kiz Club​Levels 1 to 3
Animated Stories with audio
Magic Keys Books​Illustrated children's stories with audio
​Mighty Books​Free animated story books
​Storyline Online​Primary - Listening and Reading - Well known picture books read out loud by member of the Screen Actors' Guild
Woodlands Resources Interactive Story Books ​Online talking stories

Mathematics ​

​Mathematics Curriculum Documents​BC Ministry of Education - Kindergarten to Grade 12
New Kindergarten to Grade 9 Curriculum - 2016/17 school year
Grades 10 to 12 Draft Curriculum
Math For Families​BC Ministry of Education
Ontario Association for Mathematics Education Mathematics ​K to Grade 12
Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest ​Grade 1 to 12
​Caribou Math Contest ​Grade 3 and Up
IXL MathK to Grade 12 - Limit of 15 free questions per day

Arts Education

Arts / Fine Arts Education Curriculum Documents ​BC Ministry of Education - Kindergarten to Grade 12
New Kindergarten to Grade 9 Curriculum - 2016/17 school year
Grades 10 to 12 Draft Curriculum

Career Education ​

Career Education Curriculum Documents ​BC Ministry of Education - Kindergarten to Grade 12
New Kindergarten to Grade 9 Curriculum - 2016/17 school year
Grades 10 to 12 Draft Curriculum

Daily Physical Activity ​ ​

Daily Physical Activity Program Guide ​BC Ministry of Education - Kindergarten to Grade 12
​Daily Physical Activity Website​BC Ministry of Education - Tracking tools and resources

​Physical & Health Education   ​

Physical & Health Education Curriculum Documents ​BC Ministry of Education - Kindergarten to Grade 12
New Kindergarten to Grade 9 Curriculum - 2016/17 school year
Grades 10 to 12 Draft Curriculum

Sciences

Sciences Curriculum Documents ​BC Ministry of Education - Kindergarten to Grade 12
New Kindergarten to Grade 9 Curriculum - 2016/17 school year
Grades 10 to 12 Draft Curriculum
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Learning Centres ​BC Science Grade 6 to 10

Social Studies ​

​Social Studies Curriculum Documents

​BC Ministry of Education - Kindergarten to Grade 12
New Kindergarten to Grade 9 Curriculum - 2016/17 school year
Grades 10 to 12 Draft Curriculum

​Applied Skills ​

Applied Skills Curriculum Documents ​BC Ministry of Education - Grades 8 to 12 - Automotive, Business Education, Carpentry, Home Economics, Human Services, Information Technology, Professional Cook, Skills Exploration, Technology Education, Tourism

Workplace Programs ​

Workplace Program Guides ​BC Ministry of Education - ACE IT Program Guides - Work Experience, Apprenticeships, Skills Exploration, Automotive Service Technician, Professional Cook, Carpentry