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Welcome to our Digital Heritage Connect Storytelling Project!  This site has been our home base for the the project. You'll find resources, information, project updates and more.
 
Our participating Slocan Family of Schools are W. E. Graham Community School, Winlaw Elementary, Brent Kennedy Elementary, and Mt. Sentinel Secondary School. Classes from grade 5 through to 7/8 were part of a themed project.
 
We have celebrated our student videos at a Community Screening Event on November 29th from 12:30 - 2 pm at Mt. Sentinel School Gym. Parents, community members, and District staff were in attendance. We are proud of our project work, the learning innovation, and connections we've established across our schools.
 
 
The purpose of our project was to work and learn together across schools in a place-based heritage storytelling project that will engage our learners, improve their social responsibility skills/understanding of diversity, and connect them with their local heritage and culture.
 
Here is the culminating video, with many thanks to Graham Giles, that describes our project:
 

Growing Innovation - Digital Heritage Connect from Rural Teachers on Vimeo.

Our project was sponsored and funded by Ministry of Education,  Eleanor Rix School of Rural Education at the UBC Faculty of Education, with the support of Linda Farr-Darling and our site coordinator, Pat Dooley. News of grant recipients are posted here. We are fortunate to have this support and interest, and I look forward to working with you and your students!

Tamara Malloff
Project Coordinator

Project Updates

  • Below you'll find updates, notes, and announcements having to do with our project.
  • Family of Schools Blogs One of the tools we used in the DHC project was a Slocan Family of Schools Blog Network. This was the first time any of the participating educators had blogged ...
    Posted Jan 4, 2013, 10:07 PM by tamara malloff
  • DHC Debrief On Friday, December 2nd, participating teachers gathered for a final Digital Heritage Connect Project Debrief. Justin McRann, Andre Derias, Sue Hendry, Larissa Sookro, Lorraine Malakoff, and Brent Cross debriefed the ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2011, 1:56 PM by tamara malloff
  • Community Celebration Event Tuesday November 29th, the Slocan Valley Family of Schools, participating educators, students, community members, and District staff attended the Digital Heritage Connect Community Celebration Event at Mt. Sentinel Secondary School ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2011, 10:13 PM by tamara malloff
  • Perserverance Along the way of our Digital Heritage Connect Project, there have been triumphs and challenges. Some of the triumphs have been the collaboration and cross-school learning amongst educators, the ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2011, 8:33 PM by tamara malloff
  • School Visits... These past couple of weeks, I had the privilege of visiting our Slocan Family of Schools: Brent Kennedy, Winlaw, and W.E. Graham. There has been much going on! Brent ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2011, 8:22 PM by tamara malloff
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