Art of Experiential Teaching and Group Facilitation Workshop • Nashville, TN • September 26th

$ 149.00
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Hosted by Refinery Nashville

Workshop tuition includes lunch and a copy of one of Jen Stanchfield's latest books:  the new edition of Tips & Tools for the Art of Experiential Group Facilitation and Teaching or Inspired Educator, Inspired Learner. EARLYBIRD DISCOUNT AVAILABLE now. Use the EARLYBIRD code at checkout.

Join in this interactive workshop and fill your teaching and group facilitation toolbox with practical ways to engage and motivate, inspire a sense of discovery, and create a positive and supportive learning community for all. Explore experiential, brain-based techniques to promote engagement and buy-in. Take away practical strategies to facilitate meaningful reflection and create lasting lessons. Maximize social-emotional learning and academic, training or group development outcomes. Get  participants moving, talking, and reflecting on academic and social-emotional learning content in novel ways.


We will explore:

-Experiential, brain-based strategies to actively engage learners physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually

-New research from the field of educational neuroscience and its impact on learning and social-emotional skills development

•Strategies for increasing participant involvement, buy-in, and ownership of learning experiences

•Fundamentals of experiential group facilitation and teaching such as the importance of participant choice and control, sequencing, ongoing assessment, and meaningful reflection to create lasting lessons

-Interactive activities and teaching techniques to cultivate important social and emotional skills such as: communication, social problem-solving, relationship skills, collaboration and cooperation, self-regulation, responsible decision-making, self-awareness, emotional expression and reflection

-Innovative reflection tools and techniques to increase relevancy, meaning, depth of understanding, and connection to future learning situations

-The role of the educator as guide, and the importance of flexibility, attitude, adaptation, and awareness of group and individual needs and differences

Educators will take away practical, brain-based approaches to increase engagement and ownership in learning and group experiences and the classroom management strategies and structures needed to make them a success. These techniques create multiple pathways to learning and allow educators to review and reinforce academic, social-emotional learning content while increasing engagement and buy in. Join and gain strategies that will enhance academic and social-emotional learning outcomes and support your school or organization's efforts to create a positive, collaborative learning community.

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