Presentation on theme: "“Through teambuilding, students come to know, like, and respect their teammates. In the process, we convert a group of virtual strangers into a powerful."— Presentation transcript:
“Through teambuilding, students come to know, like, and respect their teammates. In the process, we convert a group of virtual strangers into a powerful learning team.”
4SBrainstorming Blind Sequencing Find-the-Fiction Formations Line-Ups Match Mine Pairs Compare RoundRobin RoundTable Same-Different Team Interview Team Projects Team Statements Three-Step Interview
“If there are racial or other tensions among students, teambuilding is a must. To go on with cooperative learning without dealing with interpersonal tensions is to run a race with sharp pebbles in your sneakers.”
“It is a sad comment on traditional classrooms: More years in school result in poorer social relations and an increased need for teambuilding.”
The “Me” Bag Question Cards My Favorites Team Windows**
Question Cards Shuffle the cards and place them facedown in the center of your team table. One teammate turns over the top question and reads it aloud. Each teammate takes a turn responding.
Who Are We (1-18) Team Names** Team Cheers Team Puzzles and Challenges Word Finder (Teresa) Magic #11
In a circle students hold out a clenched fist. Teammates will pump their fist up and down three times while counting one…two…three. On three each student will hold out any number of fingers on their hand. The team goal is when the fingers are added together they reach the magic number (11). There cannot be any discussions or talking within the team other than the counting. Once teams have achieved the goal pick a new number and try again.
Clapping Game Thank You Cards Letters, Shapes, Actions
Thank You Cards Take a moment to write a thank you note to a member of our team…
Value Lines Most Important You Have to Have a Heart This is Jenny before the earthquake where she fell in the crater…
You Have to Have a Heart You must make a crucial decision…assign priority numbers to the 5 patients on a waiting list for a heart transplant. Step 1 – Individual Ranking Step 2 – Board Meeting As a team, create a list of factors and fair decision rules for determining priority for a transplant.
Cooperative Blind Pictures Team Statements “Synergy – the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.” -Mark Twain
Cooperative Blind Pictures Each student has a piece of paper and, with eyes closed, draws the frame of a house. They all pass the paper to the person on their left within the team. Next, they draw a window, still with eyes closed. The paper is passed and the door is drawn. Finally, the chimney is placed on the house.
“When you’re part of a team, you stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad, because they’d do the same for you.” -Yogi Berra, Baseball All Star, Coach and Manager
“Teambuilding is an investment. Some people invest in stocks, bonds commodities, or real estate in hopes of becoming rich. With teambuilding, we invest in our students. And that’s never a poor investment!”