A Distributed Learning Community for Children, Families, and Teachers Who Love to Learn Together.
Island Discovery offers Distributed Learning
You may have heard of “home schooling” recently, but it differs from Distributed Learning in some key areas.
In Distributed Learning, each family is responsible for following the B.C. Curriculum, and will need to follow a certified learning plan, created by your teacher, with input from you
Your child will attend teacher-led classes part-time while following a learning plan complemented by home activities.
All learning is done from home with a certified learning plan created by your teacher and with your input.
Welcome to our community!
My name is Allan Saugstad.
I created Island Discovery in 2003, alongside a number of parents just like you.
Our mission was, and continues to be, to create a learning community that includes students, parents and teacher from day one.
This is what guides us, and makes Island Discovery a unique and happy place to learn and be part of.
Read more about how Island Discovery came to be a community for kids and families learning together.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Families Say About IDLC
“For many of the students, this program is the only place where they can find other kids like them and teachers who know how to work with them.
~ Cory K.
“We believe that the close connections with the teachers and their true dedication to considering each individual student and their strengths gave so much to our daughter.
~ Katherine W.
“We love IDLC. All the staff are super helpful, kind and knowledgeable. We like the laid back nature of the program and never feel that anyone is putting pressure on us.
~ The Baer Family