What does virtual learning look like in HDSB?
eLearning - asynchronous learning online.
Summer School - eLearning during summer from Gary Allan HS.
Adaptive Learning - a blend of in person and online synchronous and asynchronous learning and is the method of learning in HDSB secondary schools in September 2020.
Virtual School Learning - fully online synchronous learning.
- Resources to Support Virtual Students with Complex Learning Needs
Brightspace Learning Management System
Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used for all for Secondary School learning.
You can log into Brightspace using your HDSB email and network password.
Only HDSB accounts can access Brightspace.
Learn more aboutBrightspace and view help resources
Other Tools Used in HDSB for Virtual Learning
GSuite - HDSB support tools such as Google docs, sheets, slides etc. with the exception of Google classroom.
Screencastify - video tool supported by HDSB that allows staff and students to create, and edit, webcam and desktop videos.
Virtual Meetings - Google Meet and/or Brightspace Virtual Classroom.
- Pulse - Brightspace app
HDSB Tech Tips - Support for HDSB staff and families in using technology and providing solutions to common technical issues, questions or ways to reach out to receive technical support