Making a process visible makes a practice reflect-able.John Maeda
These locally-produced “RockyDocs” are short films that share some of the learning stories in Rocky View Schools. Explore these films for themes of student engagement and learning design. Share them at staff meetings, with students and on social media!
Want to make stories yourself and with your students?
Each of these are full of educational and interdisciplinary titles that you will find useful for yourself, your peers and your students. Click on the images to visit the sites.
Here are a few world class feature length documentary stories that we recommend for viewing and discussion. These are award winning films from other cultures and contexts that inspire us through their universal themes. Highly recommended!
Being and Becoming | 101min | France, 2014 Being and Becoming explores the theme of trusting children and their development, and invites us to question our learning paradigms and options. The filmmaker takes us on a journey of discovery through the US, France, the UK...read more
Small Things Big Things | 66 min | India, 2014 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Hot Docs Canada/ Visions du Reel/ Lahore International Childrens Festival/ Children Film Festival Bangladesh This film is a brief 66 minutes, and it's gorgeous. The tagline is "When education...read more
School Life | 99min | UK, 2016 In Europe the film is called "In Loco Parentis", with good reason. Teachers at a boarding school are much more than teachers to these kids. So, if you're looking for a story about lives dedicated to Education, then this one, set in old...read more