Their First Year: How Science and Math Fit into the Blended+ Equation
Developing our logical reasoning and analytical thinking from math and science is vital to our everyday lives, and for students in the Blended+ program, it’s never been more hands-on, innovative, and engaging.
Their First Year: Blended+ Humanities Takes the Classroom to the Real World
The Blended+ program for Grades 9–12 gives students a greater opportunity to learn in the real world. Learn more about this program and how it caters to the needs of each student.
Two Unexpected Things that Go Together: Equestrianism and Blended+
Meet Tai! She is a Grade 10 Blended+ student with a passion for equestrianism outside of school. Riding horses since she was eight years old, Tai started competing in the sport of dressage just three […]
Teaching in Blended+: Halfway There!
Over the course of the inaugural Blended+ year, students in Grades 9-10 have been finding their stride in the newest program at Calgary Academy (CA). Students in Blended+ are encouraged to “Learn Their Way”, whatever […]
Taking Blended+ to the Slopes
Earlier this month, Calgary Academy snowboarder, Sascha E., competed in the Air Nation Freestyle Nationals at WinSport and walked away with not one, but two, medals – gold in Senior Nationals and bronze in Junior […]
What to Expect: Off-Campus Experiential Learning in Blended+
Students may be off for the summer, but that doesn’t mean our Blended+ program plans are taking a break! Along with ensuring the in-person and online facets of the program are finalized, plans for the […]
Introducing Your Blended+ Teachers
Blended+ is launching this fall for Grades 9-10 and we are excited to formally introduce your program teachers! Read more about Kim Petersen and Charles Brodeur and find out why they are excited for Blended+.
A Parent Perspective on Blended+
Parents have many school and program choices and making the right choice for our kids and for our families can be daunting.
A Reimagined School Schedule with Blended+
Most of us are familiar with a one-size-fits-all school schedule where students switch classes each time the bell rings. What if schedules could be personalized?
Our Most Frequently Asked Blended+ Questions
Blended+ at Calgary Academy is a new program that combines the best parts of online, on-campus and off-site learning.
A Day in the Life of Blended+ Students
A day in the life of a Blended+ student is not a one-size fits all experience. To showcase the customizable nature of the program, here are how three Blended+ students would navigate the program depending on their individual learning and lifestyle needs.
A New World, A New Way To Learn
Significant, disruptive events are often accelerators of change. As students around the world moved to virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers and students alike quickly had to learn new tools, techniques, and systems for learning.