Learning Resources are a means of implementing the curriculum in the classroom.
Online at Alberta Education: Social Studies Learning & Teaching Resources
Literature Connections: bibliographical information and annotations for a selection of books organized by grade. A template for screening literature connections for social studies is included; teachers can use this to identify literature, videos, pictures, and music samples that best meet the learning outcomes of the new Social Studies program of studies.
By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:
What are the levels of authorization?
(Student) Basic learning resources are those student learning resources authorized by Alberta Learning as the most appropriate for addressing the majority of outcomes of the course(s) or substantial components of the course(s); or the most appropriate for meeting general outcomes across two or more grade levels.
Student Support learning resources are those student learning resources authorized by Alberta Learning to assist in addressing some of the outcomes of the course(s) or components of the course(s); or to assist in meeting the outcomes across two or more grade levels.
(Authorized) Teaching resources are those teaching resources identified as the best available resources to support the implementation of programs of study and courses; they may be teacher guides to accompany student resources or teacher professional resources. The authorized teaching guides are listed with the student resources.
Distributed Learning resources are print and online resources that have been identified for the development and delivery of distributed learning. These resources can be used by educators and students in a variety of different learning environments—distance learning, classrooms, homeschooling and outreach.