Their First Year: Blended+ Humanities Takes the Classroom to the Real World
Humanities courses, which are comprised of English and Social Studies, focus on the richness of the human experience. From reading and deciphering literature to understanding history as it relates to our current world, it only […]
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.