Learning Design Stories

The RVS Learning Design Stories invite you to deep dive into the Learning Stories of students and teachers in Rocky View Schools. The playlists below feature animations, documentaries, RockyTalks and interviews that illuminate the process, design and impact of learning experiences on student engagement. Learning stories can be an effective way to Make Learning Visible in your classroom.

See more learning stories on the Rocky View Schools YouTube Channel

RVS Learning Stories


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.

Project W.I.L.D.


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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Building Futures


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.

Eco Inquiry


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.