What does virtual learning look like in HDSB?
eLearning - asynchronous learning online.
Summer School - eLearning during summer from Gary Allan HS.
Blended Learning - a mixture of distance (asynchronous or synchronous online learning) and in person learning. The current Adaptive model utilizes blended learning.
Virtual School - fully online synchronous learning.
Brightspace Learning Management System
Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used for all for Secondary School learning.
Learn more about Brightspace and view help resources.
You can log into Brightspace using your HDSB email and network password. Only HDSB accounts can access Brightspace.
In addition, the following software is used to facilitate virtual learning:
GSuite - HDSB support tools such as Google docs, sheets, slides etc. with the exception of Google classroom.
Screencastify - video tool supported by HDSB that allows staff and students to create, and edit, webcam and desktop videos.
Virtual Meetings - Google Meet and/or Brightspace Virtual Classroom.
- Pulse - Brightspace app