Grade Level: Primary School
School Board: Foothills School Division
Website: Visit Understanding Our Heritage Guides the Future
This inquiry based project looked closely at the history of the community and people of Millarville from the perspective of the land. It was a full year focus for the grade 2 & 3 students as they followed a process of inquiry that evolved as much as it was directed. The places it led and the things that were learned were not always anticipated.
This Project was part of Our Roots. The Galileo Educational Network Association worked in collaboration with universities and K-12 educators and their students to create this nationwide project – Our Roots; Canada’s Local Histories Online. This project involves students creating historical online resources designed for others. Using inquiry-based learning, educators use Our Roots digital resources effectively and imaginatively to create engaging and authentic tasks for students.