That combination of thought and action defines creative confidence: the ability to come up with new ideas and the courage to try them out.

Tom Kelley

Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

Professional Learning Opportunities

Design Cohorts

Immersive, hands-on PL workshops that bring Teachers together to design inquiry and project-based learning experiences that are real, visible and for everyone. Click the icon to learn more and register for a Learning Design Cohort.

Design Incubators

A collaborative design opportunity to actualize your innovative ideas about engaging learning experiences for your students. Click on the icon to learn more and register for a Learning Design Incubator.

Design Commons

Join the fellowship of innovative Teachers & Leaders to further develop your prototype for school redesign within a climate of creativity and innovation. Click the icon to learn more and see exemplars of Learning Design prototypes in RVS.

Design Thinking

These sessions for Leaders employ a number of design-based strategies to generate meaningful solutions for your context. Consult the RVS PL Registry for Design Thinking Sessions for Administrators.

SEP Design

Develop a vision and pillars for your School Education Plan with a consultation protocol for stakeholders and a plan for implementation. Register for the SEP Design Workshop for Administrators on Mar 6, 2018.

Staff PL Design

Collaborative design to create an action plan, tools and protocols for enriching the Professional Learning of your staff. Administrators may contact the Learning Design Team to arrange a design session.

Doc n' Discuss

Engage with peers in viewing a documentary story together, then discuss the ideas and possibilities it opens up for you in your own classroom or school. Click on the icon to browse our stories collection for local, national and world cinema.

Inspired by...

Explore inspiring contexts, spaces, classrooms, schools and districts. Unpack and contextualize your experiences together through conversation. Click the icon to see the RVS PL Registry Calendar for opportunities.

Story Studio

Create and share stories with your audience through Print Publishing, Digital Publishing, Photography & Design, Filmmaking, Multimedia and More!  Click on the icon to learn more about the Story Studio. 

Future Schools

Rocky View Future Schools are innovative prototype schools that change the way kids learn. By designing authentic learning experiences for students to demonstrate their understanding through place based experiences, we believe students will be more engaged, successful and audacious in life.

The RVS Four Year Plan

Make it Real  | Make it Visible  | Make it For Everyone

Learners are Successful

Learners are literate and numerate, build 21st C competencies, skills and knowledge, and take ownership of their learning. 

Learners are Engaged

Real-world, hands-on learning experiences engage learners. Innovation and effective practices enrich learning. Partnerships enhance and fuel learning. 

Learners are Supported

Learners feel well, safe, valued, and respected. Learning is accessible, individualized, and challenging. Student-centered decisions propel achievement.