SEAL: Assemblies Theme 2: Getting on and falling out Materials relating to the primary Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL) theme ‘Getting on and falling out’, which focuses on developing children's skills in three key areas: empathy, managing feelings (with a focus on anger) and social skills. This is part of the SEAL: 'Improving behaviour, improving learning' materials. The National Strategies Last update: 2011 Team Building Games teamwork Great teamwork makes things happen more than anything else in organizations. The diagram representing McGregor's X-Y Theory helps illustrate how and why empowered teams get the best results. Empowering people is more about attitude and behaviour towards staff than processes and tools. Teamwork is fostered by respecting, encouraging, enthusing, caring for people, not exploiting or dictating to them. At the heart of this approach is love and spirituality which helps bring mutual respect, compassion, and humanity to work.
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is a business book by consultant and speaker Patrick Lencioni. It describes the many pitfalls that teams face as they seek to "row together". This book explores the fundamental causes of organizational politics and team failure. 10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little humans to succeed in the “real world.” Yes, there are mounds of curricula they must master in a wide breadth of subjects, but education does not begin and end with a textbook or test. Other skills must be honed, too, not the least of which is how to get along with their peers and work well with others. This is not something that can be cultivated through rote memorization or with strategically placed posters. Students must be engaged and cooperation must be practiced, and often.
myschoolassemblies - school assemblies for free, with a Christian ethos for high schools, KS3 and KS4 myschoolassemblies.co.uk To myschoolassemblies.co.uk - this is a free website (using the resources off myfishbites.com) to bring you free school assemblies for secondary and high schools. These are especially of use to teachers, TAs, youth workers, schools workers, chaplaincy teams, ministers and others who take school assemblies. The assemblies all have a Christian ethos, which is a legal governmental requirement in most schools. These all focus on KS3 (key stage 3) and KS4 (key stage 4) age groups, namely 11-14 year-olds (Years 7-9) and 14-16 year-olds (Years 10-11).
Training "Filler" Ideas Today I walked a handful of Minnesota FCCLA advisors through tips and strategies on how to host an awesome regional leadership conference. One question that come up from the group was... "What do you do if you are ahead of schedule or a speaker is running late and you need to fill some space in your agenda?" Basically, they were looking for some new crowd involvement ideas their officers could lead. Something different than singing "camp songs" or doing the Cupid Shuffle.
7 Reasons Good Teams Become Dysfunctional Have you ever been part of a team that just can't seem to get things done? Don't despair; it happens more than you think. Here are the most common habits of a dysfunctional team and how to change them so you can get your group back on track. I Can Tap This Stick Just Right (similar to Is this a Stick?) Description You need a stick to tap the ground or even just a pencil to tap your hand - doesn't really matter. The person in the know will say clear their throat and then say the following while tapping the item "I can tap this (pencil, stick, etc) just right" They then pass the object to the next person to try to perform correctly. The trick is the clearing of the throat first - it does not matter how they tap the object. It is a fun game because people will be watching the positioning of your fingers on the stick or how hard to tap it etc and it takes a while for them to catch on to the clearing of your throat.
Primary & Secondary Assembly Collection Thank you for signing up to receive our E-Assemblies! You will receive your E-Assemblies straight to your email inbox every week during term time. If you are from a Primary or Early Years institution, you wil receive Primary E-Assemblies on a Sunday; if you are from a Secondary School, College or any other institution you will receive Secondary E-Assemblies on a Wednesday. If you have friends or colleagues who would also like to receive this free resource, simply ask them to email firstname.lastname@example.org stating what type of institution they are from, and we will add them to our distribution list. While you are waiting... Here's some information about our full Assembly Collection which is available for primary and secondary schools. Games for Adults Ice breakers, games, and group activities for adults engaged in learning. 5 Reasons to Use Ice Breakers in the ClassroomIce breakers can be a teacher's best friend. Why? We'll give you five good reasons. People Bingo CollectionWe put all our People Bingo resources into one fun collection for you--rules, how to make your own cards, lots of idea lists.
7 Steps to Building Your Dream Team of Employees Last September, just a few months into my tenure as CEO of Slingshot SEO, I introduced the concept of "Talent Mapping" to our management team. Though the idea and process of talent mapping were quite new to our young but ambitious team of leaders, they embraced the concepts and have since taken this strategy to new heights. Here are seven steps we took to create a talent map for our business. They can be applied to many growing businesses.