Virtual Elementary School (VES) provides high quality Ontario-based content for elementary learners. Each course is written and developed by industry leaders with the individual learner in mind. VES courses contain premium content, detailed outlines, lessons, exercises, activities, assignments, and quizzes. Your child may start his or her course(s) any day and move through the course(s) at their own pace. There are two types of learning offered at VES: Independent or Facilitated.
If the Independent route is chosen, you at home become the coach who provides guidance to students along their journey. You will:
If the Facilitated route is chosen, a certified teacher guides your child through the course. Your child may benefit from having the guidance of a teacher in one subject, but may not find this necessary in another subject. The teacher will be responsible for:
VES courses are entirely self-contained. That is, all lessons, exercises, activities, tests, and assignments can be found and completed online. Students may begin at any time of year and progress through the course(s) at a pace that best suits them.