Return to e-learning: In the homes of several families during Omicron

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An animated gif shows children and families at home participating in distance learning during the week of January 3. The provinces that have adopted distance learning are Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Prince Edward Island. (Carlos Osorio / Reuters, Evan Mitsui / CBC, Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press)

As students in Alberta and British Columbia returned to school today, several other provinces have switched to online learning amid a wave of COVID-19 from the Omicron variant. The provinces that have adopted distance learning are Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Prince Edward Island.

Here’s a look at what apprenticeship looks like in these provinces right now.

The new “homeroom”

Bethany and Hans Stief supervise their six-year-old twins Nora and Willa during online school while taking care of their little one, Edith, in Hamilton on January 7.

(Carlos Osorio / Reuters)

Nora and Willa are getting ready for online school under the living room sofa.

(Carlos Osorio / Reuters)

Willa tries to be careful during online lessons while her parents work from home and take care of her little sister.

(Carlos Osorio / Reuters)

In manitoba

Grade 6 student Danica Pusiewich, 11, is getting ready for school Monday morning in Winnipeg – her fourth time in distance learning since the start of the pandemic.

(Gabriela Klimes / CBC)

In PEI

Five-year-old Everett Mazerolle, pictured Friday, began online kindergarten in Suffolk, Prince Edward Island on Jan.6. Distance learning is expected to continue in the province until at least January 17.

(Devon Goodsell / CBC)

In Quebec

A seven-year-old boy attends an online class in Mandeville, Que., Jan. 4. It is expected that the children of Quebec will return to school next Monday.

(Ivanoh Demers / CBC / Radio-Canada)

(Ivanoh Demers / CBC / Radio-Canada)

In ontario

Maverick Denette, six, left, and his sister, Peyton Denette, seven, do homework online while their mother, Kristy Denette, works on her computer at their home in Mississauga, Ont., Jan.6.

(Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press)

(Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press)

Students at the Toronto District School Board have resumed classes almost after the holidays as part of a two-week measure to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario. Here, four-year-old Sasha Mitsui participates in the online education on January 5.

(Evan Mitsui / CBC)

Her school day includes morning and afternoon calls and sessions that include music lessons.

(Evan Mitsui / CBC)

(Evan Mitsui / CBC)