Inspiration

People, places, resources and opportunities that have inspired our design work with Rocky View students, teachers, and leaders.

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Colony School Site Visit

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...

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...

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...

Inspired by CBE Learning Commons and Leadership- May 1, 2017

Big Idea: Driving Questions: How might we rethink school based instructional leadership to support our staff? Goals: Learn more about the Learning Leader Role in CBE. Explore new models of Learning Commons. Deliverables: Discussion around the different roles involved...

Maker Spaces and the Maker Mindset- May 24-25, 2017

Big Idea: How might we build opportunities and places for students to create innovative solutions to authentic problems? Driving Questions: What are the critical elements of Maker Spaces? How might we build a tinkering and making culture in our schools? What are the...

Cooper’s Crossing March 20 @ Telus Spark

Active Care We have a vision that all of our students will become confident, competent, and caring individuals who demonstrate solid character and are able to positively impact their school, families and communities.   Purposeful Instruction - bringing joy to...

Elbow Valley- Evolving a Library into a Learning Commons, March 13

Big Idea: A Learning Commons is the hub and the heart of the school; a place for teachers and teacher-librarians to collaborate to build inquiry learning and critical thinking skills in students; a place for technology integration and experimentation; a place that is...

Site Visits and Inspiration for Developing a New School Narrative

Opening a brand new school is an incredible opportunity and a tremendous challenge. New School Design offers a design thinking process for new school leaders to get inspired, define their narrative and engage their stakeholders towards creating a culture of learning....

HS Admin Site Visit — Olds High

Big Ideas High School Redesign Foundational Principles: Meaningful Relationships Flexible Learning Environments Welcoming, Caring, Respectful, and Safe RVS 4-YP: Student-centered decisions propel achievement   Driving Question How might we develop a shared...

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