Talking to Students about COVID-19: These tips will help you tackle some of the more difficult questions students may have when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learning Styles: Most people fit into a mixture of learning styles, and the same learner may need a different approach to learning depending on the situation. With the move to at-home learning, students and parents can explore learning styles and use their strengths to find creative ways to rise to the challenge of learning from home.
Seven Principles for Effective Verbal Intervention: Emotions can become stressed while families are working and learning from home. This document contains some tips to help de-escalate arguments while making sure everyone's emotional needs are heard.
Activities to Support Mental Health: Try doing these activities every day to build a strong foundation for your mental health.
Mental Health Resources: Additional resources are available for students, parents and staff to provide mental health supports throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
To support the well-being of our children and youth, there are three wellness classrooms available to students within the EIPS community. Each classroom hosts material for different age groups. The classrooms provide fun and engaging opportunities that support mental health and well-being during difficult times and do not require additional support from parents or caregivers.
The codes to access the three wellness Google Classrooms are:
Kids Zone for Wellness (grades 4 – 6): udw52m7
Junior High Zone for Wellness (grades 7 – 9): ie6emuh
High School Zone for Wellness (grades 10 - 12): giuktrk.
These documents will help you find different supports specific to your region.
Strathcona County: Mental Health Supports
Family and Community Services Contact Line
Strathcona County: Staying Active and Healthy
Fort Saskatchewan Supports
Lamont County Supports
Alberta Education Help Line
Alberta Education has instituted a help line and email for parents of students, particularly those with disabilities, during COVID-19 and at-home learning.
The line is 780-422-6548 (toll-free by first dialing 310-0000, followed by the 10-digit phone number) or via email at: email@example.com.