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Alberta, meet Brightspace

Brightspace is a dynamic learning platform (learning management system) for people that care deeply about ensuring ALL students reach their potential. We know that the impact of COVID-19 on the way that we live, learn, and work is evolving daily. D2L is here to help.

Brightspace + Alberta

In order to support Alberta students, parents, and teachers, D2L is ready to support with rapid implementation to get Alberta school divisions up and running on the Brightspace LMS and preserve learning continuity. Have questions about Brightspace? Contact us directly at [email protected] or request a demo. 

Learning Next Fall: The Hybrid Classroom

With the unprecedented disruption to education caused by COVID-19, parents and students are yearning for a return to normalcy. Download the free policy brief to learn more about the hybrid learning model.

Download now the policy brief on Learning Next Fall: The Hybrid Classroom
Why use D2L Brightspace?

What are the advantages to using Brightspace?

  • Easy-to-use communication tools like Brightspace Portfolio, Discussion board, activity feed, and more!
  • Simple workflow to enhance pre-created content with your own resources
  • Video tools for providing feedback, connecting face-to-face, and more
  • Students can demonstrate learning in a variety of ways and teachers can assess and share feedback using video, audio, text, and rubrics
  • Integrates with third-party tools including Google Drive™ online storage service and SIS systems
  • D2L is a Canada-based company (Learn about our work with teachers and students in Ontario)
  • Data stored and managed in Canada
  • D2L takes privacy and security as well as accessibility seriously
  • Products designed to be accessible offline to empower learners with disabilities
  • And more!

Access to Brightspace means:

  • Worry-free technology consistently delivering 99.95% uptime rate

  • Equitable and inclusive: Brightspace is accessible regardless of abilities, means, location, or device

  • Easy to scale: D2L has experience scaling schools, school districts, and more

  • Safe and secure: ISO 27001:2013 Certification and SOC 2 compliance

  • Mobile friendly: Brightspace is the only leading learning management platform designed for mobile

  • Access to hundreds of video tutorials designed to help administrators, instructors, and learners get the most out of Brightspace products and features.

  • Support is available 24x7x365

With Brightspace, we get practically all of the core functionalities we need to deliver our online education program straight out of the box. The support we receive from D2L is excellent, and their team always goes the extra mile when we need a little additional help—freeing our team to focus on the learning experience for our students. David Nesbitt Online Consultant—Revelation Online, Edmonton Catholic School District
Attending SIDES has given me a more flexible schedule, and due to working at my own pace, my grades have gone up. The platform feels so personalized to each student. Abby Grade 9 Student, SIDES

Learning Next Fall: The Hybrid Classroom

Calls for re-opening school buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic have increased, and provinces and school boards/districts are grappling with how to provide a great teaching and learning experience in the coming school year. In the current uncertainty, there is an opportunity to rethink what our education systems need in order to be resilient. Download this policy brief learn more about the hybrid learning model.

Hybrid Classroom Policy Brief

Related Resources

  • Watch our recent and upcoming webinars

    Register for upcoming webinars or view the webinar resources

  • Brightspace Training

    A detailed training plan that can help you get started with Brightspace

  • VLE training resource videos

    Learn how the VLE can help you be more effective, engaging, and efficient

  • Resources for Parents

    A guide to Brightspace and supporting learning at home