Inspiring Stories

We are excited to showcase these inspiring stories of environmental and energy education in action led by teachers or organizations that are engaging students in meaningful learning that creates the environmental stewards and energy leaders we need. We hope these inspire you to take the next step in your work. We'd love to include your work here - if you have a story to share, please contact Kathy Worobec - kathy[at]abcee.org
Engaging Students In Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Education - New Myrnam School New Myrnam School is engaging in renewable and energy efficiency project-based learning across grades 4 to 12. They are using cross-grade and cross-curricular learning experiences to get students and families excited about learning opportunities at their rural K-12 school.
Recharge 2019 Conference

You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers, and May conferences bring environmental and energy education to the Rocky Mountains. This spring, over 200 teachers and environmental educators from all throughout Alberta (and some from British Columbia too) came together to ‘recharge’ in Canmore at our first annual Recharge conference. Over the course of three days, we explored the challenges, opportunities and solutions in environmental and energy education with nearly 50 indoor and outdoor workshops.

We Are the Earth

We wanted to ensure that the key concepts and student learning outcomes in the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future can be used in Alberta classrooms, and add value to classroom teaching and learning. The answer is YES. This powerful learning story from Grayson Adams' grade 4 classroom at Glenbow School, Rocky View School Division is one of 13 that showcases the use of the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future

The Weed Lake Project

We wanted to ensure that the key concepts and student learning outcomes in the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future can be used in Alberta classrooms, and add value to classroom teaching and learning. The answer is YES. This powerful learning story from Chelsey Markel's grades 2, 3 and 4 classrooms at Sarah Thompson School, Rocky View School Division is one of 13 that showcases the use of the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future. 

What About a Forest?

We wanted to ensure that the key concepts and student learning outcomes in the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future can be used in Alberta classrooms, and add value to classroom teaching and learning. The answer is YES. This powerful learning story from Kim Kendal's grades 5 and 6 classrooms at Banded Peak School, Rocky View School Division is one of 13 that showcases the use of the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future. 

Bow River Watershed Inquiry

We wanted to ensure that the key concepts and student learning outcomes in the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future can be used in Alberta classrooms, and add value to classroom teaching and learning. The answer is YES. This powerful learning story from Janelle Phillips' grade 8 class at Mitford School, Rocky View School Division is one of 13 that showcases the use of the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future. 

Biology 20 Green Architecture and Urban Agriculture

We wanted to ensure that the key concepts and student learning outcomes in the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future can be used in Alberta classrooms, and add value to classroom teaching and learning. The answer is YES. This powerful learning story from Lynn Moore's grade 11 classroom at Cochrane High School, Rocky View School Division is one of 13 that showcases the use of the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future. 

Wind in the Willows

We wanted to ensure that the key concepts and student learning outcomes in the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future can be used in Alberta classrooms, and add value to classroom teaching and learning. The answer is YES. This powerful learning story from Stephanie Bennett's grade 11 classroom at Cochrane High School, Rocky View School Division is one of 13 that showcases the use of the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future. 

Oil Sands Inquiry

We wanted to ensure that the key concepts and student learning outcomes in the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future can be used in Alberta classrooms, and add value to classroom teaching and learning. The answer is YES. This powerful learning story from Elizabeth Lahl's grade 9 class at Langdon School, Rocky View School Division is one of 13 that showcases the use of the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future. 

Feral Horses Inquiry

We wanted to ensure that the key concepts and student learning outcomes in the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future can be used in Alberta classrooms, and add value to classroom teaching and learning. The answer is YES. This powerful learning story from Grayson Adam's grade 4 class at Glenbow Elementary School is one of 13 that showcases the use of the Curriculum for a Sustainable Future. 

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