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RVS Celebration of Learning – Inquiry

Posted by Richard Gaudio February - 26 - 2013 3 Comments

RVS Guest Author: Richard Gaudio, Learning Specialist

In Rocky View, we are continuing to foster a culture of sharing best practices in teaching and learning through our Celebration of Learning events. This February, RVS hosted its second Celebration of Learning on the theme of Inquiry, featuring engaging and inspiring talks from RVS Learning Specialist Josh Hill, Muriel Clayton’s Mark Turner, Banded Peak’s Craig Churchill and Carmen Harford, and Bow Valley High’s Jason Ness. We also heard from Dave Morris, Associate Superintendent of Learning, who gave a brief explanation of Constructivism. We are pleased to share these talks with our community through our RVS YouTube Channel. You can view the February talks at the links below:

Dave Morris, Associate Superintendent of Learning, explains constuctivism.

 Josh Hill, Learning Specialist, talks about “Starting with the Why” in educational transformation.

Craig Churchill and Carmen Harford  from Banded Peak talk about what they learned in their Eco-Inquiry project.

Mark Turner from Muriel Clayton talks about the transformation of his teaching practice.

Jason Ness from Bow Valley High talks about “High Stakes” Inquiry.

If you haven’t had a chance to watch the talks from the November Celebration of Learning focused on Universal Learning Environments, you can catch up on them at the links below:

Leslie Collings, Principal of Springbank Community High School

Tammy Rahn, Principal of Chestermere Lake Middle School

Sarah Lewis, Jillian Masson and Julia MacDonald – Grade Four at École Edwards Elementary

Bruce Gramlich, Gale Kelly and Andrew Doyle - Grade Three at Glenbow Elementary

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3 comments on “RVS Celebration of Learning – Inquiry

  1. Rick you have become such an asset to our jurisdiction. Without you, this celebration would not be possible and the caliber of your work goes without saying. Thanks for helping RVS showcase the many talented staff we have who are making invaluable contributions to the children in our communities.

  2. Thanks Rick, this is great. I was unable to attend the February 13th sessions live as I had a previous commitment. I will be sure to check out the speakers on our You Tube channel.

  3. I was unable to attend both events but I am so glad they are still available to be viewed. It is so wonderful that our board is supporting this initiative to share understandings and spread the wealth of knowledge!

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