High 5 Adventure Learning Center
June 19 – 9 am
Adventure in the Classroom – Building A Learning Community
Participants will discover experientially what it means to bring adventure education theory into a classroom setting. Participants will engage in activities that illustrate how connection, challenge, and risk-taking can be woven into students’ experiences to support a strong learning environment.
June 19 – 10:30 am
Setting the Foundation for Community – Creating Classroom Norms
Establishing norms is an important process that provides a foundation for growth and understanding within any learning community. Participants will be introduced to several ways to co-create behavioral expectations, as well as how norms can be revisited for continued learning throughout the year.
June 19 – 1:30 pm
Building Emotional Literacy – Awareness, Empathy, and a Hint of Charades
Many emotions play a large role in our everyday experiences, but are rarely discussed with others. Participants will partake in several sequenced activities designed to ignite conversation around the contagious nature of emotions, empathy, and behavioral management that can be applied to their own classrooms.
June 20 – 9 am
Clear Communication – Impact of Tone, Perspective & Focus
Participants will explore ways to approach communication skill development within a classroom. Prepare to be challenged by several initiatives that you can bring to your classroom for students to assess, develop, and practice communication skills.
June 20 – 10:30 am
The Difference Between Trust & Trustworthy – The Robot & The Operator
The path towards trust within a learning community is filled with individual demonstrations of trustworthiness. Participants will experience several activities that allow people to explore and practice what it means to be trustworthy in a variety of situations.
June 20 – 1:30 pm
Discover Meaning in What We’ve Learned – Reflection, Processing & Transference
The reflection and discussion that occurs after an experience is essential to capture potential learning. Participants will experience how they can foster processing opportunities before, during, or after learning experiences within their classroom.