3 Minute TEDtalk
Students share about themselves and their passions in their own unique way
Students consider strategies that help with listening
All Catch Challenge Activity
Group activity gets students using strategies to respond to challenge
Alternate Ending: Historical Leaders
Historical Leaders provide the context to map challenge responses
Alternate Ending: Personal History
Personal choices provide the context to map challenge responses
Body Language 1
Analyze short videos about body language
Body Language 2
Video clips help observe the use of different types of body language
Dynamic team game where the group must assess skills and make decisions to increase the score
One on one conversations that boost connection
Practice teamwork by putting cards in order quickly, but there’s a catch!
Circle of Influence
A tool to develop assertiveness and stress-management
Communication Goes Two Ways
Students try out an activity that requires clear two-way communication to be successful
A series of broad discussion questions on communication
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.
Create Your Own Wellness Kit
Make a kit to help manage challenging moments
Do or Decide?
Learn language and strategy for group decision-making
Discussion and group activity provide opportunity to assess behaviors around challenge.
Use quotes to explain personal ideas on leadership
Students give feedback to self and group
Give One Get One Challenge Ideas
Format for sharing ideas and perspectives on challenge
Have fun guessing and learning about classmates
All contribute towards what is important about communication
Students reflect on strategies to overcome challenges based on their experience with the Keypunch activity.
Learning from Trailblazers
Students will research leaders in small groups and end with a hosting a Gallery Walk.
A series of broad discussion questions on perseverance and challenge.
Students share appreciations for each other
Quarter Page Reflection
Writing or drawing as a way to reflect on personal qualities
Good questions that help students reflect.
Look back on previous ideas of leadership
River Crossing Challenge
Group activity gets students using teamwork skills
Rock, Leaf, Stick Reflection
Hands on way to reflect on personal takeaways
Seeking to Understand: Identity Poker
Reflect on self identity - listen and learn from the group.
Silent Line Up
Group activity that requires the use of team skills.
Social Responsibility Roundtable
A series of broad discussion questions on social responsibility
Reflection on student assets and the web of strength they create
Facilitated discussion protocol for reflection
The Danger of a Single Story
Consider confronting stereotypes as a way to gain new perspectives
Activity to narrow down important ideas.
View from My Window
An activity that promotes multiple perspective-taking