"Prairie Land Online Academy has been a cornerstone in my educational journey. Providing fundamental support and assistance when I was in need of help. Educational layout of the program is very clear cut and easy to follow, staff was absolutely wonderful and were always ready to help when needed. I credit my academic success largely to the staff and educational program at Prairie Land." - High School Student
Prairie Land Academy offers a choice of either Live courses or Video Recorded courses.
Both types are taught by experienced and engaging Alberta teachers who are available to help live one-to-one.
Live (Synchronous) Courses
Grade 10-12 (Division IV)
Live courses involve attending live lessons online (between 1-2 hours per week), watching recorded lessons, and completing assignments. Live help and tutorial time is available as needed.
Semester 1 classes will begin on Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Semester 2 classes will begin on Thursday, February 1, 2024
Students should be available daily during their scheduled Synchronous (live) learning time online
Synchronous learning - students will meet with the entire class, led by the online teacher for approximately 120 minutes of instruction each week, per course —additionally, students will have access to individual/small group instruction to support their learning.
Asynchronous learning - students will watch instructional videos daily and engage in learning activities and assignments.
High School Synchronous Timetable 2023-2024
Live Courses Semester One 2023/2024
(Deadline to register for Live Semester 2 Courses is September 15, 2023.)
Math 30-1, Math 30-2
English 10-1, English 10-2
English 20-1, English 20-2
English 30-1, English 30-2
General Music 10, General Music 30
Live Courses Semester Two 2023/2024
(Deadline to register for Live Semester 2 Courses is January 26, 2024.)
Social 10-1, Social 10-2
Social 20-1, Social 20-2
Social 30-1, Social 30-2
Math 20-1, Math 20-2
General Music 20
French 10, French 20
Video Recorded (Asynchronous) Courses
Video Recorded courses involves Watching Videos, Reading Material and Completing Assignments on our Learning Management System. There is no scheduled class time. Live help and tutorial time is available as needed.
Video Recorded Courses 2023-2024 (Deadline to register for Semester 2 - March 28, 2024.)
Video Lesson Examples
Social 20-1 - Click to see all of the Video Lessons for Social 20-1
Social 20-2 - Click to see all of the Video Lessons for Social 20-2
Biology 30 - Click to see all of the Video Lessons for Biology 30
Biology 20 - Click to see all of the Video Lessons for Biology 20
Here is a sample of Lesson One in Biology 20:
Option (CTS) Courses
(Deadline to register for Semester 2 - March 28, 2024.)
There is no scheduled class time. Live help and tutorial is available as needed.
Available Courses 2023/2024:
Psychology: Personal, General, Experimental (3 credits each)
Sociology: General Sociology 20 (3 credits)
Physical Education: PE10, PE20, PE30 (5 credits each)
Tourism: The Tourism Sector, Travel Destinations 1 (1 credit each)
Agriculture: Introduction to Agriculture, Agriculture Safety, Animal Husbandry/Welfare (1 credit each)
Mechanics: Engine Fundamentals (Hands on and requires students to have access to a small engine. - 1 credit)
Forensics 25 (3 credits)
Workplace Safety Systems & Workplace Safety Practices (1 credit each)
Wildlife: Introduction to Wildlife, Wildlife Diversity, People, Culture & Wildlife Heritage, Diversity of Wildlife Values, Wildlife Spaces & Species (1 credit each)