Authentic Engagement is fostered when teachers design learning experiences that intellectually and emotionally engage students. This was the case, when the Grade 3 and Grade 6 students from Greentree Elementary School in Drumheller worked collaboratively to complete the Buddy Sled Challenge. Connecting to Science Greentree 
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Have you ever wondered how we, as teachers, can meaningfully connect our students with local experts in our community? There are a number of community members who have mastery knowledge in a variety of subjects tied to our curriculum, like museums. Why not take a 
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Authentic Engagement Builds Competencies and Deep Understanding The Grade 7 Science classes at Drumheller Valley Secondary School were actively engaged in #PowerfulLearning during the Spaghetti Tower Challenge.  This activity challenged students to think critically, creatively and collaboratively to design and construct a tower while acknowledging 
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We often say that “the best way to learn is to teach.” In a classroom setting, this often means peer-teaching. At Strathmore High School, Grade 10 Science students were challenged to create engaging and informative lessons for Grade 8 students at a partnering school, George 
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Students rush into the Design Lab, as soon as the break bell rings, to maximize their time to work on code, edit photos, and design another 3D model. At Crowther Memorial Junior High School (CMJHS), students choose to continue their learning outside of their class 
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I recently got the chance to introduce coding to a Grade 5 class at Wheatland Crossing School. A highly engaging introduction to coding is My Robotic Friends. There are no computers needed to for this lesson and is extremely helpful in getting students to understand 
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