Innovators are REdesigners of Learning Spaces

Big Idea: How might we Redesign space to Redesign teaching and learning?

Norms

  • Be Fully Present
  • Bring a Creative Commons Mindset
  • Adopt a beginner’s mindset
  • W.A.I.T. Why am I talking?
  • Take Risks and Fail Forward
  • Make Learning Visible

Driving Questions

How might we create learning spaces that reflect the needs of our students?
How might we re-imagine the power of the third teacher and how it affects the culture of learning?

 

Agenda

8:30 Coffee and networking

8:45 Introductions, Agenda and Deliverables for the day

9:00 Culture BuildingClassroom Improv
This gets us..
– to engage in collaborative and productive work
– to encourage the mindset of the environment supporting the learning

10:00 Gallery Walk
Share and reflect upon other improvs. Collectively create a Knowledge Commons about “What traits of learners are being supported?”

10:30 “Tips and Tricks” for Effective Videography

  • Review photography tips – “SLFIE”
  • Sound
  • Background
  • Natural light
  • A roll vs. B roll – Can you tell the difference? (Lunch Box Talks)

10:45 Triad interviews
What conditions for learning have your created?
What have you tried that was successful?
What were some trickies in creating these conditions for learning?
What conditions created supported the needs of your learners?

12:00 Lunch provided

12:30 Triad interviews continued…
What conditions for learning have your created?
What have you tried that was successful?
What were some trickies in creating these conditions for learning?

12:45 Share out commonalities from triad groups. Reflect during Walk and Talk (weather permitting)

1:15 Define: Pitch Tool
Gathering insights from interviews this morning. What traits of a learner do you want to amplify? Design a learning environment for exploring:

2:15 Critical Friends ProtocolShare your project pitch and receive feedback for your project. Share where you are at and what might be tricky…
Partner/s Feedback: 
– I like.., I wonder…, What if….
This gets us….
– to share our pitch with colleagues and receive constructive feedback to our pitch before we move to the next step. 

Keep in mind….
– the feedback prompts and your role as critical friend in providing ideas, encouragement, and support.

2:30 Capturing student voice for our next day

3:00 Bye! Exit Pass: I Like, I wish, Aha, What if