Storytelling is a vital way to share, inspire and reflect upon what learning looks like in our classrooms. Through animations, documentaries, presentations and interviews. learning stories illuminate the process, design and impact of learning experiences on student engagement
Learning Stories Workshop
These videos are created by RVS teachers to highlight projects and inquiries that develop literacy, numeracy and 21st Century competencies in their students.
Rocky View students learn by doing. This playlist features short documentaries that Make Learning Visible in Rocky View Schools.
What Learning Looks Like in RVS
This animated series summarizes some of the hands-on learning projects going on in our school district.
What it Means to Be a Maker
This story features a first-grader from Glenbow Elementary who describes what it means to make things and how she feels about the rocketship she built from recycled materials for her school Maker Fair.
I Love Reading
What is more worthwhile than picking a book, getting comfy and falling in love with reading? Listen to these kids talk about what reading looks like in their classroom.
Hands On Science
This series of videos features stories about students learning through real experimentation, research and work with community partners, from the Bow River Valley to the Sea of Cortez.
This story features the Eco Inquiry Project that connected middle-school students at four schools in a collaborative, cross-curricular inquiry about eco-systems and environmental stewardship.
I Am Canada
This story features an inquiry from grade two classrooms in Westbrook, Indus & Langdon. Students contacted people from across Canada to learn about their communities first hand.
Spark Prototype Project
Students collaborated with Telus Spark to create an interactive science exhibition. Five hundred students from three schools participated in this project and a thousand people attended the exhibition.
F1 in Schools
This playlist features videos about Laminar Racing, a team of students from Bert Church High School who competed in the 2015 F1 in Schools engineering competitions. Learn more about the team at laminarracing.com
Welcome to Project WILD (Wisdom, Inquiry, Learning, Doing), a program at École Manachaban Middle in which grade eight students experience curriculum through hands on activities and excursions in the natural world.
The Building Futures program began at George McDougall High School in partnership with Airdrie homebuilder McKee Homes. A cohort of grade ten students connected their learning while building two houses with mentorship from tradespeople.
Learning Through Experience
This series of RockyTalks features students from several schools in grades eight through twelve who share about the how they have learned through experiences both in class and outside of class.
Project Based Learning
These RockyTalks feature educators sharing their experiences designing Project Based Learning opportunities for their students.
Inquiry & Universal Learning
These RockyTalks feature educators sharing their experiences designing for Inquiry and Universal Learning Environments.
Learning Stories Workshops
These professional learning opportunities are designed for teachers to learn multimedia skills by creating stories about what learning looks like in their classrooms. The workshops scaffold the skills needed to capture high quality images, audio and video and to share the story publicly.
We’re big fans of ShareYourLearning.org. They promote learning stories through exhibition, student-led conferences and presentations of pearning. Visit their site to see their toolkit, watch their videos and connect with the global community.
Student Led Conference.
Presentation of Learning.