School District No. 46, is offering an on-line learning program to support families who wish to have their children complete their educational program from home. SPIDER, Students Participating In Distance Education Resources, is available for students from Kindergarten to Adult.
****** SPIDER Homebase in Sechelt - Inlet Avenue between the Post office and the Medical Clinic
SPIDER Secondary offers courses, grades 8 to 12, leading toward high school graduation, anytime anywhere there is internet access. SPIDER offers families flexibility with access to many school district resources, including fine arts and outdoor education, in order to expand their child’s educational program. SPIDER is a unique online learning program for the Sunshine Coast providing teacher support and learning resources close to home. Courses, resources, and quality instructional support are provided free of charge.
Registration is limited in order to ensure quality of support and access to a variety of resources. Registration during the school year will take place on an ongoing basis. Registration packages are available on line or at the Sechelt Learning Centre, previously Sechelt Elementary School, Sechelt B.C.
• On-line teacher support which is close to home.
• Options for in-person instruction and support right here on the Sunshine Coast.
• Excellent quality instruction from experienced teachers.
• Quality proven online learning software.
• Access to Sunshine Coast Alternative School resources and programs. (P.E., Fine Arts, Counselling, Career Exploration, various employment related certification) etc.
• No fees for B.C. residents who are Canadian Citizens or who have Landed Immigrant status.
SPIDER SECONDARY STUDENTS INCLUDE
• Students who require a flexible learning schedule.
• Students involved in elite activities that require travel, and intensive practice or rehearsal schedules.
• Independent, self-motivated learners.
• Willing to maintain regular contact with teacher (email, phone, instant messenger, or in person).
• Comfortable using a computer.
• Secondary programs require literacy skills at grade level (minimum grade 6/7).