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 develop engaging and authentic school-based initiatives that enhance student learning, school culture, and our communities at large?
What opportunities exist in Rocky View for collaboration, community partnership, and innovation?
Who will I need to support this initiative and in what ways?


To flesh out your innovative idea, and to share it in order to receive feedback for revision. Solidify your vision and package it so that it can be shared with others.

– A succinct caption explaining your idea.
– A visual learning journey sketching the benchmarks along the way.
– A Stakeholder Map identifying important stakeholder groups and their relationship to the project.

January 23, 2019- Agenda

8:45am Introduction

8:55am Phenomenological Improv

9:30am Brainstorm with your Team

10:00 am Critical Friends Protocol: Share your caption and the essential details from your Pitch Tool. Share where you are at and what might be tricky…

10:15am Learning Design Process

10:30am Design time with your team

11:00am Break

11:20am Pair and Share

12:00 Lunch (not provided)

1:00pm Graphic Jam

 1:20 Illustrated Learning Journey: Scope and sequence the experiences and reflections that might form the learning journey.

2:00pm To do list and next steps

You might consider Stakeholder Mapping

2:30 MRU Tour with Norm Vaughn

3:00ishpm Departure