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Learning from Home Resources

Reading:

Need help?  Something not working? Please email Ms. Epp at loraleigh.epp@abbyschools.ca or loraleigh.epp@learn34.com

P.E.:

  • AT-HOME FAMILY ACTIVITY PACKS - BOKS is here to help your family stay active at home with as many free and accessible resources as possible.  Fill out the form online to download the FREE resources.  Tune into their Facebook Live Workouts each weekday https://www.facebook.com/BOKSKidsCanada/

 

Parent Tips:

  • Please click the attachment entitled "Parent Tips - English" at the bottom of the page for more information and helpful suggestions to get your child(ren) learning at home. 
  • The ministry website for learning from home, click on:  OPEN SCHOOL BC
  • Scholastic has daily & weekly plans of simple activities all accomplishable with a lot of "stuff" & can be parent or student directed.  Click on SCHOLASTIC LEARN AT HOME

Math:

  • The Khan Academy is a free supplemental math program that students and families can use., click here: KHAN ACADEMY

Other Helpful Information & Resources:

 

Child Care for Essential Service Workers

We are asking ESW parents looking for child care to connect with Archway Community Services by either calling 604-850-7934, Email:   ccrr@archway.ca, or visit their webpage:   abbotsfordccrr.ca

New Federal Government Supports

Support for families who have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19 can access resources at Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - Employment and Social Development Canada

  • Temporary Income Support for Workers and Parents  
  • Longer-Term Income Support for Workers  
  • Income Support for Individuals Who Need It Most   

Finally, we understand that this can be a very stressful time for families.  See below for several different links that you may find helpful:

Social/Emotional support

Kids Help Phone  is a 24/7/365 line dedicated to youth: 1 (800) 668-6868


APPS

  • Mindshift APP - Teen/adult coping strategies for stress/anxiety 
  • Breathr APP - Breathing exercises to manage difficult or stressful situations
  • Calm APP - "Take a Deep Breath"

 

Food and Financial Support 

Archway Abbotsford Food Bank
Low Cost Internet:  For families with income less than $31, 120 who have children under 18
Salvation Army Center of Hope