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Outdoor Action Leadership & Group Dynamics Workshop

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students practice tools of observation and action to become a more effective leaders and facilitators. They engage in group exercises, one-on-one, and journal writing. In addition, they create base groups that to experience group...
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Creative Ways To Teach Evolutionary Concepts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Research how DNA, the genetic blueprint of living organisms, plays an essential role in the continuity of life. High schoolers will summarize how their influence may very well effect the destiny of the population from one generation to...
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Team Tag

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice teamwork. In this group dynamics lesson, 3rd graders play a team game that requires them to determine strategies of play as they work as unit to achieve their goal.
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The Power of Introverts

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
One-third to one-half of the population are introverts, yet they are increasingly subjected to a culture where being social and outgoing are prized. And as author Susan Cain argues in this video, "When it comes to creativity and...
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Which team?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the many groups to which they belong and consider how groups are formed. They explore group dynamics and how group rules influence individual choice and develop strategies that might influence their groups.
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Group Dynamics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars define the purpose of different groups. Using photographs, they practice identifying the group affiliation to one another and describe their characteristics in the picture. They discover the similarities and differences...
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Leadership

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars list the qualities of a good leader as well as the various roles of group members. They discuss how good leaders help make the group more successful and identify people in their community who are good leaders. Students...
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Group Rules and Expectations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore psychology by participating in a student behavior activity. For this group dynamic lesson, students identify ways to keep several students interested and focused on one task. Students complete worksheets discussing...
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Facilitators Workshop

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students experience leading and facilitating in a group setting and to observe what roles they play in a group. They apply tools tools for observation and action to help them to be a more effective leaders and facilitators.
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The Diary of Anne Frank: Clash of the Clans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write plays on human interactions. For this literature lesson, students complete extension activities following the reading of The Diary of Anne Frank. Students go on-line to research more about Anne and work in groups to...
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What rights are guaranteed to students? Do they align with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was approved by the United Nations in 1948? Middle and high schoolers present persuasive arguments about the rights they believe...
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Literature Circle Guide: The Sign of the Beaver

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
A thorough, straightforward guide for organizing literature circles in your unit on Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of the Beaver is both enriching and educational. It includes activities that activate prior knowledge, discussion...
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Studying The American Musical Theatre

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the group dynamics necessary to produce an American musical in this six day lesson plan. Themes and characterization techniques are explored during collaborative small group research projects.
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Developing Flags

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
  Young scholars examine why having a symbol such as a flag is important for countries.  In this flag instructional activity, students break into groups and create their own flag to represent their group dynamic.   
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Group Meeting Log

For Teachers K - 6th
Need a meeting log worksheet for a reading group in your class? Use a quick and easy format for your groups to monitor their progress. The questions available cover group accountability, topics discussed, and good things or problems that...
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Your Behavior Determines Your Success

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders go on a challenge course to explore how individual behavior affects individual and group goals. Objectives and guidelines be given for the activity (rappel-tower). A group discussion occurs afterward on behaviors vs....
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Internalizing Group Norms

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students consider how to internalize group norms. They descirbe a situation where people internalize group norms and a situation where people do not internalize group norms. They brainstorm examples of group norms and define...
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Gathering Information

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students gather information from a variety of sources on a variety of topics and then prepare a written and oral report to be presented to their groups. They also cover the concept of group dynamics in depth within this lesson as well as...
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The Importance of Groups

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students discuss why groups are important and why humans go through daily life performing group activities.
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Changes in Groups

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students identify changes that can occur in groups and recognize whether change can be good or bad.
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When Good People Do Bad Things

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Does belonging to a group make people more likely to harm others outside the group? After reading Ann Trafton's article, class members consider what researchers have discovered about why "...Good People Do Bad Things."
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Fast Food in the American Psyche

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Help learners make the connection between fast food, television, and social issues in the United States. They will keep a journal of their own habits, view a quick video, compare their habits in small groups, complete a jigsaw activity,...
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Communication Studies

For Students 9th - 12th
A degree in communications incorporates disciplines such as business, law, and media as well. A writing handout offers prospective communications majors information about what kind of assignments to expect in a typical course....
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West Side Story Suite and In The Night Fancy Free

For Teachers 8th - 12th
West Side Story and Romeo & Juliet—two classics in their own rights that help young literature lovers better analyze different works. Learners research and compare the characters and story elements of West Side Story and Romeo &...