Join this interactive workshop and fill your group facilitation or teaching toolbox with experiential, brain-based techniques to inspire, motivate, and promote engagement and buy-in. Take away practical strategies to facilitate meaningful reflection and create lasting lessons. Empower participants to take ownership of learning, build a positive, productive environment and practice social-emotional skills.
We will explore:
•Experiential, brain-based methods to actively engage learners physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually
•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
•A variety of group-building activities to develop rapport, community, and social-emotional skills such as positive communication, problem-solving, collaboration, and creativity
•Methods to help educators design, sequence, facilitate, and adapt activities to enhance learning outcomes and take advantage of “teachable moments”
•Experiential, brain-based methods to teach, review, and reinforce lessons in a dynamic and engaging way
•Techniques to help group leaders become participant-centered, empowering learners to take control and responsibility for their learning
•Interactive activities to build community and promote social and emotional learning while enlivening lessons and differentiating instruction
•Innovative reflection tools and techniques to increase relevancy, meaning, depth of understanding, and connection to future learning situations
Boone County Extension Office, Columbia, MO.
Friday, September 29, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost, lunch included:
Non-Extension Staff: $150
Extension Staff: $130
Email Stephanie Femrite for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org