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Latest draft K–4 curriculum now available online

October 16, 2018 Alberta Education Special to the ATA News
The new will enable teachers to interact with the curriculum in ways that were not previously possible.

In June 2016, Alberta Education partnered with the Alberta Teachers’ Association on the development of future K–12 provincial curriculum in English and French in the six core subject areas: language arts (English, French and Français), mathematics, social studies, sciences, arts and wellness education. On Oct. 10, Alberta Education released the latest draft curriculum within a new digital resource — the new ( 

“I am excited about the beta launch of the new,” said Education Minister David Eggen. “This new digital resource will make it easier for teachers to plan across subjects, organize content for lesson plans or even collaborate with peers — in English and French — within the new We want to make sure teachers are supported in their work to bring curriculum to life in the classroom.”

Alberta Education worked with teachers across the province to design the curriculum tools within the new The beta launch provides opportunities for teachers to participate in the fine-tuning of the new curriculum tools by providing ­Alberta Education with feedback on the 

Getting started

To test out the beta version, teachers will need to create a Provincial Education Directory (PED) account and sign into the new to access these tools. To make this experience as efficient as possible, we highly recommend that principals set up new ­LearnAlberta ­accounts for their teachers. 

Please note: Teachers working with the SLA already have a PED account. 

Principal-initiated teacher invite process
  • A principal assigns the Teacher role to the teachers in their school.
  • Teachers create their own accounts at their convenience.
Teacher-initiated process
  • Teachers create their own accounts.
  • A teacher sends a request to obtain a Teacher role from the website.
  • The principal will receive a request to verify the Teacher role.

For more information about curriculum development work, please visit us online at

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