Students consider strategies that help with listening
All Catch Challenge Activity
Group activity gets students using strategies to respond to challenge
Body Language 1
Analyze short videos about body language
Body Language 2
Watch video clips to observe and discuss the use of different body language
Circle of Influence
Learn a tool to be proactive with concerns
Learn three common communication styles through skits
Conflict and Disagreement: Lost at Sea
Group activity and discussion on handling disagreement.
A series of broad discussion questions on conflict
Students review ideas on conflict and collaborate to come up with a definition.
Students give feedback to self and group
Discussion and group activity provide opportunity to assess behaviors around challenge.
Students reflect on strategies to overcome challenges based on their experience with the Keypunch activity.
Activity to narrow down important ideas.
Students share appreciations for each other
Good questions that help students reflect.
River Crossing Challenge
Students participate in a group activity that requires skills such as collaboration, support, problem solving, flexibility, and trust.
Rock, Leaf, Stick Reflection
Hands on way to reflect on personal takeaways
Seeking to Understand: Identity Poker
An activity for students to reflect on self, and listen and learn from the group
Silent Line Up
Group activity that requires the use of various SEL skills.
Reflection on student assets and the web of strength they create
Facilitated discussion protocol for reflection
The Danger of a Single Story
Seeking new perspectives is vital to effective communication. Watch this video and discuss how listening and learning is important.
View from My Window
An activity that promotes multiple perspective-taking