Calgary Board of Education CBe-learn
2336 53 Ave. S.W., Calgary AB  T3E 1L2 | Grades 7-9, 10-12 Online
t | 403-777-7971  e | cbelearn@cbe.ab.ca

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KickStart & Summer School 2017

KickStart & Summer School at CBe-learn offers a variety of online courses that will help students catch up, keep up, and get ahead! Courses run during an accelerated period in June & July and students can earn their credits in a selection of core and complementary courses.

Students may register for one course only.

Registration ends: June 5 (KickStart) and June 19 (Summer School).

  • overview
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  • courses
  • face-to-face req.
  • register
  • fees
  • textbooks
  • withdrawal
Summer School Courses (July)
Summer School fees for CBE students $65 course fee;
$85 book deposit ($50 refunded when returned)
Registration open at CBe-learn May 1 - June 19
Pre-learn (Prerequisite online course) Starts June 1, 8, 15 & 22
Must be completed by June 26
Class start date July 4
Class end date July 28
Withdrawal deadline July 10
KickStarter Courses (June-July)
Summer School fees for CBE students $65 course fee
Registration open at CBe-learn May 1 - June 5
Pre-learn (Prerequisite online course) Starts June 1 & 8
Must be completed by June 12
Class start date June 15
Class end date July 14
Withdrawal deadline June 26

prerequisite

All students new to CBe-learn must successfully complete Pre-learn, the prerequisite online course, prior to the subject course start date. This course is offered at no cost, and students who require the course are automatically enrolled. Upon successful completion, the student will be granted one credit for e-Learning and Learning Management Systems (COM1255). Pre-learn must be completed by June 12 for KickStarter Courses, and by June 26 for Summer School Courses.

Schedule for prerequisite course (Pre-learn)

First Day: Opens 9:00 a.m. on June 1

KickStarter Last Day: Closes 3:00 p.m. on June 12
Summer School Last Day: Closes 3:00 p.m. on June 26

Depending on the registration date, students may have early access to Pre-learn. There is no expectation to begin Pre-learn early. The end-date remains the same.

KickStarter courses

These courses are designed for students to finish quickly. Students begin in June, and will have all work completed by mid-July. These courses have due dates and benchmarks students must meet. Students must adhere to the schedule posted within the online course. All course work must be completed by the end of the term: July 14.

Schedule for KickStarter

First Day: Opens 9:00 a.m. on June 15
Last Day: Closes 3:00 p.m. on July 14

Students have the ability to work quickly, and finish all of their coursework as soon as possible. Many students may be able to finish their KickStarter course by the end of June.

summer school courses

All courses are facilitated online by CBE teachers. Students use a variety of tools within Desire2Learn to interact with their peers and teachers. Online courses have due dates and benchmarks students must meet. Students must adhere to the schedule posted within the online course. All course work, including writing final exams, must be completed by the end of the term: July 28.

Schedule for Summer School courses

First Day: Opens 9:00 a.m. on July 4
Last Day: Closes 3:00 p.m. on July 28

Students may have access to their online course as early as June 28, but NO teacher will be available until July 4.

Summer School Courses

CALM          
English Language Arts 10-1 10-2 20-1 20-2  
Math 10-3 10-C 20-1 20-2 20-3
Social 10-1 10-2 20-1 20-2  
Science 10 14 24    
Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
Psychology 20 General 20 Personal 30    
Sociology 30        
Career & Technology Studies          
Fashion Studies FAS 3070 FAS 3140      
Information Processing INF 1030 INF 1060 INF 1070 INF 2050  
Communication Technology COM 1005 COM 1015 COM 1035 COM 1145 COM 1165
Human & Social Services HSS 1010 HSS 1020 HSS 1040 HSS 2020 HSS 2040
Medical & Wellness Studies HCS 1050 HCS 1080 CCS 2040    
  HCS 3050 HCS 3060 CCS 3030 HCS 3150  
Wildlife WLD 1010 WLD 1020 WLD 1050    
Foods and Nutrition FOD 1010 FOD 1020 FOD 1040 FOD 2130 HSS 1020
Legal Studies LGS 3010 LGS 3020 LGS 3040 LGS 3060 LGS 3070
  LGS 3080        

KickStarter: Get a head start on the summer!

KickStarter Courses Offered in 2017:

CALM      
Psychology 20 General 20 Personal 30
Sociology 30    
Career & Technology Studies (all courses, as above)    

In Summer 2017, a select nunmber of courses are being offered as June KickStarter courses, so students can work ahead. Students are able to finish the KickStarter course in an accelerated time, and therefore have the ability to finish all aspects of this course before the end of June.

KickStarter courses run from June 15 – July 14. Students must register for these courses before June 5.

All of these courses (Online CTS, CALM, Psychology and Sociology) will also run in traditional Summer School (July 4 – July 28) for interested students.

Although courses are facilitated online, all of the core academic courses have mandatory onsite assessments and exams. Physical Education also has mandatory pre- and post- fitness assessments.

Special arrangements to proctor exams for students who are out of town, province or country will not be made. Students must adhere to the exam schedule posted within the online course.

Early or late exam writing requests will not be approved.

Course

Mandatory Onsite Assessment / Exams

English Language Arts YES - midterm and final exams
Math YES - cumulative and final exams
Social YES - midterm and final exams
Science YES - cumulative and final exams
Physical Education YES - pre- and post- fitness assessments
Psychology & Sociology NO
CALM NO
Career & Technology Studies NO

registration

Registration ends: June 5 (KickStart) and June 19 (Summer School).

Students may register for one course only.

The registration process is as follows:

  • CBe-learn students must call 403-777-7971 to make an appointment with Student Services to register for a Summer School course. Students under 18 need to have their parent / guardian present at registration.
  • CBE students currently attending another CBE high school must register through their guidance counsellor. Students will be responsible for providing their Prerequisite Information Form and Payment Form to CBe-learn for their course (either in-person, or via fax).
  • Grade nine students wanting to take a grade 10 course must meet with a guidance counsellor from the high school he/she will be attending in the fall. The high school will provide written approval, via a PIF (pre-requisite information) form, which can then be brought to CBe-learn to register in person. Grade 9 students can register for the following courses: Math 10-C, Math 10-3, Social 10-1, Social 10-2, ELA 10-1, ELA 10-2, Science 10, Science 14, PE 10 (3 credits). Counsellors can email Monti Tanner to obtain an electronic copy of the CBe-learn PIF.
  • Students outside of the CBE jurisdiction must register through their guidance counsellor / High School Administrator. Students will be responsible for providing their Prerequisite Information Form and Payment Form to CBe-learn for their course (either in-person, or via fax). Counsellors can email Monti Tanner to obtain an electronic copy of the CBe-learn PIF.

Students under 18 years need to have their parent / guardian present at registration.

  • CBE and CBe-learn Students will be charged $65.00 for the Summer School course.
  • Out-of-jurisdiction, adult, out-of-province, and international students will be charged as follows:
    · Out-Of-Jurisdiction Student $150 for 5 credit course
    $90 for 3 credit course
    $30 for Pre-learn

    · Adult Student
    · Out of Province Student

    $480 for 5 credit course
    $295 for 3 credit course
    · International Student $1100 for 5 credit course
    $655 for 3 credit course

Payments can be made in person at CBe-learn or via fax. Payments cannot be taken over the phone. We accept cash, debit and credit card. We cannot accept Visa Debit or cheques.

*Adult Student | Students who are 20 years of age or older as of September 1, 2016.

Students are responsible for attaining books and paying the textbook rental fee. Textbook rentals are available at the CBe-learn registration office. Click here for hours and location.

Book rental is $85. $50 will be refunded if the book is returned in good condition by 30 days after the end of the Summer School course (i.e. August 28). Books are not rented to out-of-province or international students.

Texbooks are due back to CBe-learn at the end of the course: July 28, 2017.

Students will qualify for a 90% refund as long as the request for withdrawal form is received by June 26 for KickStart or July 10th for Summer School. Any students who submit a request for withdrawal after this date will not be provided with a refund.

Click here for the withdrawal form.