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NSVS General Information






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  • More than 45 high school courses to choose from in a variety of subjects including: Arts, Science, Advanced courses, French Immersion courses, Social Studies, Mathematics
  • Courses are open to all registered Nova Scotia high school students
  • To view what a course will look like click here
  • To register for a course, contact your guidance counsellor
  • Courses are semestered and follow NS Public School Program (PSP) curriculum
  • Your NSVS course is a credit course and needs to be part of your schedule. Once you've enrolled in an NSVS course, your login information will be sent to your student email account (be sure you know your account info)
  • All course work is done online
  • Online teachers are available throughout the day by email, IM, e-chat and during virtual office hours
  • At your school, you will have a contact teacher who will provide supervision, ensure you have a space to work with, a computer and course materials
  • You can check your marks online at any time. Grades are reported at mid-term and end of semester in PowerSchool
  • The online quiz (http://tiny.cc/nsvsquiz) will help you, your parent and guidance counsellor determine if NSVS could work for you
  • NSVS help desk can assist you if you are experiencing any technical difficulties
quiz Is Online Learning For You?
Click here to take the quiz
to find out!
courses NSVS Courses 2017-2018
Click here to view course offerings, materials and technology requirements
nsvs video Being an NSVS Student
Hear what real NSVS students have to say.
helpful links Helpful Links
Check out the student
resources we have available!
faq FAQ's
Answers to frequently asked questions about NSVS
brochure NSVS Brochure 2017-2018
Click here to download
contact Contact
Click here for the NSVS contact information
Student's Responsibilities
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  • Log into your course everyday
  • Be actively engaged in your course. Activities in your online course may include e-chats, forums, journals, wikis, quizzes, blogs, videos etc.
  • Complete daily lessons online
  • Meet weekly through online e-chats (video conferencing) with your teacher and classmates from around the province
  • Check your student email account everyday
  • Check the course calendar everyday to know what lesson to do, and when tests and e-chats are scheduled
  • Contact your online teacher if you have questions
  • Review your graded work for feedback from your teacher
  • Stay in touch with your school board contact teacher
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what to do
1 When you enrol in an NSVS online course, you will receive your username and password which is sent to your student email account.
1 To login into your course, go to the NSVS website (www.nsvs.ednet.ns.ca). Click on the NSVS High School button. Once you are logged in, your course will be listed under My Courses on the left hand side. Click on the course name to open your course.
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Before going into your course for the first time, watch the NSVS Orientation Video located on the home page. Once enrolled in a course, your online teacher will be accessible to you should you have any questions. You will complete asynchronous activities through Moodle (http://nsvs.ednet.ns.ca) and synchronous activities through e-chats using a video conferencing platform (www.talk.ednet.ns.ca).

If you are having difficulty with your username or password, contact the NSVS helpdesk. If you need any help at school with where to do your work, getting started or anything else, please see your school contact teacher.

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Last modified: Thursday, 30 March 2017, 11:06 AM