September 19 – Cochrane RancheHouse
9:00 Introduction & Coffee – “What are the iconic symbols of Alberta?”
9:15 Brainstorm: What are the natural wonders of Alberta? What are the man-made symbols of Alberta? Add to the Knowledge Commons.
9:30 Elite 8 Tournament: Choose 8, rank based on community context and how it represents iconic Alberta.TrailBlazers Elite 8
9:45 iSearch Inquiry Tool: “Why we chose the icon? Who will we talk to? Where will we go? What do we need?” Share back to the group.iSearch Inquiry Tool
10:15 Exploring exemplars of narratives and soundscapes.
12:0 Lunch @ Cochrane RancheHouse – provided
12:30 Head 2 Head Narration Planning Tool : Write a draft narration.
1:00 Narration Feedback and Revision – “I like… I wonder…”
2:00 Share your icon.
2:10 Icon Screening: Feedback.
2:45 Wrap-Up and insights on the day.
September 21- Rocky View Schools Education Centre Airdrie
08:30 Coffee and Welcome and Agenda for the Day
08:45 How to use Garageband to record our narrations
09:00 Finish writing narration and record it for the digital trail using GarageBand.
09:45 Ask and You Shall Receive – Group broadcast. Post production and editing: music, layering and exporting. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
10:30 Aspirations and goals brainstorm. What would you like your students to know, do and be?
10:40 What opportunities are present in your community or curriculum that will work with this project? Make. Create. Do. – Project Pitch
11:50 Introduction to our visual Instructional Design Framework
12:00 Lunch Provided: Assorted sandwiches and garden salad from Good Earth Cafe
12:45 Building your Instructional Design Template. See the Cohort Exemplar. Cut and add your Project Pitch elements to your design.
1:15 Balancing your plan: Sequence what the students will Make, Create and Do with how they will Reflect, Revise and Relate. Brainstorm community partners.
1:45 GASP – spend 5 minutes in each space.
2:15 Continued design and revision
2:40 Next Steps: booking your Design Day with your partner school and your 21C member.
– Mitford / BVHS and Jason
– Ralph McCall / Ecole Edwards and Sara
– Rainbow Creek / Bearspaw and Dan
– Banded Peak and Janelle
2:50 Teacher Interpretive Trail Exhibition
2:55 I like, I wish…
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