Learning Environments: Exemplar B4

Standard: Designing Learning Environments to Support Participatory Learning

Theme: Designing for a Collaborative Virtual LLC

Growth Phase: Leading

Growth Indicator: Virtual LLC empowers learners to co-create and share ideas and knowledge with a broader learning community.

See It In Action




A virtual learning commons in Van Bien Elementary School, Prince George, British Columbia, invites student book recommendations and connects learners with teachers, parents and the community.

Van Bien Elementary School (2014). Van Bien learning commons.


See It In Action




This North York, Ontario, high school library virtual learning commons design invites student participation, use and support.

Earl Haig Secondary School Library. (2014). Earl Haig Secondary School learning commons.