Imagine your classroom as a place where students grow in creative confidence by writing to be read, speaking to be heard & representing to be seen. Studio classrooms are designed for students to create with purpose and exhibit for audience through original publishing, presenting and producing on the page, stage and screen.
The latest RockyDocs learning story features the Visual Arts & Media Academy at W.H. Croxford High School in Airdrie, AB, where students like Macki create & publish professional works of art with the mentorship of their teacher Mr. Gray and the support of their peers. This story shows how a student's Creative Confidence is fostered in an environment of opportunity, mentorship & trust. Learn more about the program on the VAM Academy site, where you can also find portfolios of the students' amazing artwork and reflections on their learning.
Learning with the Land
A Ways–of–Knowing Web Series
The RVS web series, Learning with the Land is streaming now on the RVS Channel, where you can learn more about First Nations, Métis and Inuit ways of knowing through the teachings of Blackfoot Elder, Saa'kokoto. For an interactive exploration of Indigenous perspectives in curriculum, visit the Learn Alberta site, Walking Together. And, for a deep-dive into professional learning about Indigenous history, language, culture and politics, enroll in the free course from the University of Alberta, Indigenous Canada.
The RVS Student Showcase
The RVS Student Showcase shares original, student-created publications, presenations & productions for the page, stage & screen. This online exhibition features creative works of art in an all-digital format. The Student Showcase is an open, inclusive exhibition for all classrooms in the #rvsed learning community! Simply share your students' work in a playlist, blog, webpage or post the link to share publicly! Subscribe to the RVS Channel and see dozens of examples of student created multimedia artworks!