Learning Design Agendas

The RVS Learning Design Agendas offer a detailed look at the processes, protocols and tools that we use when we collaborate with teachers, leaders and professionals in our Cohorts, Fellowships and Workshops.

Learning Specialist Meeting- September 29, 2017

Be Fully Present: put 100% of your focus on the task at hand and sequence to tasks in a row, as opposed to splitting your focus on many tasks simultaneously. (put the device away:) Adopt a beginner’s mindset: “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in...

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The University of Calgary- September 19, 2017

Big Idea: The Rocky View Learning Department supports teachers and leaders who have innovative ideas that re-imagine the possibilities for learning and provides opportunities for them to connect with each other to collaborate on current initiatives and inspire new...

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Norms: These are our ground rules for collaboration.

Having a set of norms—or ground rules—that a group follows encourages behaviours that will help a group do its work and discourages behaviours that interfere with a group’s effectiveness. This list is always under revision as we continue to reflect on our experiences...

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Ecole Edwards Site Visit for Inspiration

Big Idea: The Rocky View Learning Department supports teachers and leaders who have innovative ideas that re-imagine the possibilities for learning and provides opportunities for them to connect with each other to collaborate on current initiatives and inspire new...

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Learning Design Agenda – Template

Big Idea: The Rocky View Learning Department supports teachers and leaders who have innovative ideas that re-imagine the possibilities for learning and provides opportunities for them to connect with each other to collaborate on current initiatives and inspire new...

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CHS School Based PL Day – Aug 30 – Making Connections

Be fully present. Fierce Collaboration: Lean in, get creative, embrace discomfort, and have an awareness of your role in creating an engaging atmosphere. Give & receive critique without obligation or judgement. Be mindful of your biases. When you're not in a "Lead...

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East Lake August 29, 2017

q August 29, 2017 8:30am Welcome coffee and networking 8:40am Update from school leadership 9:00am Empathy interview: How was your summer? What are you excited about going into the school year? 9:25am Consolidate your interview into a couple of stickies to add to the...

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Learning Stories Workshop – Post Production

Big Ideas Making Learning Visible   Driving Question How might we create engaging videos to make the learning from our classrooms visible? Deliverables A polished video to share with your stakeholders and to upload to the Rocky View YouTube channel. For the...

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Creating a Common Vision – Fireside and Windsong Staff

Big Idea: A School Vision is powerful when all of the stakeholders have contributed and are invested. Driving Questions: What will it look like to have "Open Hearts, Open, Minds and Open Doors" at our new schools? Goals: Determine what "Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open...

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Using Design to Create and Maintain a Positive Staff Culture

From Standford's D. School: Space is a powerful tool to encourage behaviours. Adjust simple aspects of your space to affect how your team collaborates. People: Who really needs to be part of the conversation or meeting? - Do you want to act or inform? Might you add an...

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Idea Incubator May 23, 2017

Be Fully Present Assume a Beginner's Mindset for the work. Park your title, be open-minded, empathetic, and Channel your inner Roy Group coach and coachee. Fierce Collaboration: Lean in, get creative, embrace discomfort and have an awareness of your role in creating...

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May 11- Learning Design Team 2017/18 Planning

May 11, 2017 Agenda 8:45am Look back and develop insights to drive the work of the upcoming calendar. Must do's and Do not's - Columns: Design Cohorts, MLV, RVS Fellowships, PL Support - Rows: Engagement, Participation, exhibition, timing and logistics, and KEEP IN...

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May 15- Exploring and Sharing Wellness in our Schools

May 15, 2017 Agenda 8:45am Welcome, Intros and Agenda for the day Act 1: Look Back 8:55am Review work from previous day. 9:00am  Walk and Talk Protocol What wellness actions, or opportunities have you participated in since our last meeting? What worked Well? What was...

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May 30- Maker Spaces and Maker Mindsets

Big Idea: Making is about finding and inventing innovative solutions to creative problems. Driving Questions: What constitutes a 'good' maker challenge or creative problem to solve? What is the design cycle or workflow in approaching a design challenge, where does the...

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