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Introduction to Icebreakers and Teambuilding Activities

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Professional Development is offered at the cluster level, school level, local government level, state level and national level. Educators come together to discover outcomes rather than to be told everything; to explore and discuss rather than listen to lectures; and to make and create rather than receive handouts.

Ice-breakers and Team-building Activities can enhance the training sessions. An Ice-breaker is used to allow participants to introduce themselves to each other and to lead into the content of the training session. Team-building Activities are used to create and enhance the relationship of the participants’ in the group.

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Preparing a Workshop: Icebreakers and Team Building Activities

Workshop Ice Breakers and Teambuilding Ideas_thumb Professional Development is offered at the cluster level, school level, local government level, state level and national level. Educators come together to discover outcomes rather than to be told everything; to explore and discuss rather than listen to lectures; and to make and create rather than receive handouts.

Ice-breakers and Team-building Activities can enhance the training sessions. An Ice-breaker is used to allow participants to introduce themselves to each other and to lead into the content of the training session. Team-building Activities are used to create and enhance the relationship of the participants’ in the group. Continue reading

Storytelling Teaching Strategies: Story Ladders

teaching-strategies-for-Stories-story-ladder_thumbStory Ladder is created by making a summary of the story then deleting the last half of each sentence. Pupils are asked to recreate a general intent of the sentence rather than reconstruct the original sentence. Pupils can be given the Story Ladder before reading the story and predict the events then read the story and revise their predictions. Continue reading

Storytelling Teaching Strategies: Split Images

teaching-strategies-for-stories-split-images_thumb Split Images is a pair-share activity. Pupils are given a story with pictures. Pupils take turns describing the pictures. This continues to the end of the story. The teacher reads the story to the whole class. The pupils determine how well they described the story by using only the illustrations. Continue reading

Storytelling Teaching Strategies: Reading Response

teaching-strategies-for-stories-reading-response_thumbReading Response offers a variety of ways for pupils to respond to a story. Reading Response offers ideas for all modalities of learning.

  • Retelling the story
  • Dramatizing the story
  • Designing a Reader’s Theatre Script
  • Visually representing the story
  • Writing about the story Continue reading
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