Big Idea: The Rocky View Learning Department supports teachers and leaders who have innovative ideas and provides opportunities for them to collaborate on current initiatives and to inspire new ones.

Driving Questions

How might we enhance our current and future practices as designers of powerful learning opportunities for students?


Firsthand exploration of design thinking processes and protocols.

A Learning Design to share with stakeholders.

A plan for Making Learning Visible.


8:30am Doors open, Coffee, Networking

9:00am Introduction, coffee, Norms for our work together

9:15am Declaration and discussions of what you’re working on today (with critical friend)

9:30am Move in and Design Time.

10:45am Critical Friends Protocol. Individuals pitch their idea and receive feedback.

11:15am Design Time 2.0

12:00pm Lunch provided by Cochrane Ranche

1:00pm Show off illustrative exemplars. Create Declaration and MLV Post
– SPARK Post
– Noun Project (make your own icon)
– description
– dynamic content links

3:00pm Share MLV Declaration

3:30pm Exit pass and roll