Collaboratively designing oppor-tunities for students to make, create and do things to foster innovation, collaboration and problem solving.
September 28th – University of Calgary Faculty of Environmental Design
09:00 Arrival Cassio AB (MacEwan Student Centre), introduction & coffee.
09:10 Essential Question: How might we design outdoor public spaces to meet the needs of Albertans? Empathy interview in pairs.
09:30 Add insights to Knowledge Commons.
09:35 Ethnographic Research, Break & Walk and Talk Protocol. Using Field Notes Tool, interview EnvDes grad students, survey “folks on the street,” observe U of C public spaces, draw insights into public spaces and public need.
11:00 Inquiry consolidation: Add to the Knowledge Commons and sort insights into common themes.
11:15 Scaffold for infographic creation. Develop a visual Infographic sharing of findings around your theme; example Recreation. Download some TEMPLATES
12:00 Lunch in Mac Hall
12:45 Critique & Revision of infographics. Please submit your finalized graphic to Janelle Phillips at email@example.com so we can have them ready for your physical model on Day 2.
1:10 EnvDes Facility Tour. Discipline in action.
2:10 Graphic Jam: Choose an element that you might want to incorporate into your upcoming design of a public space; for example Seating. Everyone in the group will rapidly sketch and brainstorm some ideas around this concept: benches, logs, rocks, sculpture
2:30 Design time: in your school pairs, each partner will design a rough sketch of their public space proposal toward meeting the needs of Albertans. Share your ideas, and try to create a consensus design that you create as an architectural model on our next day together.
2:55 Feedback on the day: “I like.. I wish… Ah ha!”
October 17 – Rocky View Schools Education Centre Airdrie
08:30 Coffee and Sharing the Published Inquiry Infographics
08:45 Welcome and Agenda for the Day; review the big idea
09:00 Create a RIG Model; “How will your public space meet the needs of Albertans?” – based on your research and infographic
09:20 Critique & Revision of Inforgraphic and RIG model; “What needs are being met by my public space?” – GASP
9:30 Flocking & Foraging for Materials
9:45 Assembling your assets, creating your model & Coffee Break
11:00 Walk & Talk
11:15 Revision & Final Touches
12:00 Lunch & Exhibition of Model and Infographic – Catered by Good Earth; Assorted Sandwiches and Garden Salad
12:30 Review Aspirations and Goals. What resonated with you about this experience? What would you like your students to know, do and be?
12:45 What opportunities are present in your community or curriculum that will work with this project? Make. Create. Do. – (Project Pitch Tool)
1:15 Critical Friends Protocol; “I like…” “Have you thought of…” “Here’s a resource…”
1:45 Introduction to our visual Instructional Design Framework. See exemplars.
1:55 Building your Instructional Design Template. Cut and add your Project Pitch elements to your design.
2:50 Design Team Assemblage: Based on your timeline, team needs, geography, grade etc……
WHO is in your Design Team?
WHEN would you like to meet next?
WHERE would you like to meet (your home community or here)?
2:55 Cohort Feedback Quadrants: Do the Project Day at the U of C, Design Day in Airdrie, The Instructional Design Framework Visual, Other
Critical Friends Instructional Design Day – TBD by Team
**You can book a half day or a full day – Please bring your Project Pitch Tool and your Instructional Design Framework**
08:30 Meet at Ed Centre, in Design Team’s home community or other relevant location
09:00 Brainstorm 3P’s – People, Places, Problems
09:30 Revision and continued planning
10:15 Exemplar / Hook – “How will you engage your students right from the start?”
10:45 Timeline – choose deliverable and exhibition dates using the IDF, plot key elements in your plan
11:15 To Do list and identifying tools or assets for this unit.
11:30 Tool Time Protocol
11:45 To Do List, Follow up Date
12:00 Departure (half day) or Lunch (full day)
Making Learning Visible Day and Planning your Exhibition – TBD By Design Team
**2nd half day or 2nd half of full day**
08:30 Meet at the Education Centre, in Design Team’s home community or other relevant location
08:35 Empathy Interview; Share your plans to date
09:00 Making Learning Visible: Who are the stakeholders in this learning and how will you make this learning visible to them?
09:15 Adding MLV elements and benchmarks to the visual instructional design.
09:30 Exhibition Ideation & Revision
09:45 Walk & Talk Protocol; 5 W’s for Exhibition
10:45 To Do List Revision – Assign MRP’s
11:00 How are you going to communicate your plan to admin? – What is their role?
11:10 Continued planning
11:45 Next Steps: Share significant dates and plans. Communication plan for admin. How might we support your initiative? What role might the learning department serve in sharing this learning to your stakeholders?
12:00 Departure or Lunch