High 5 Adventure Learning Center
Adventure in the Classroom – Building A Learning Community
Monday, June 19 – 9 am
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.
Setting the Foundation for Community – Creating Classroom Norms
Monday, June 19 – 10:30 am
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.
Building Emotional Literacy – Awareness, Empathy, and a Hint of Charades
Monday, June 19 – 1 pm
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.
Clear Communication – Impact of Tone, Perspective & Focus
Tuesday, June 20 – 9 am
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.
The Difference Between Trust & Trustworthy – The Robot & The Operator
Tuesday, June 20 – 10:30 am
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.
Discover Meaning in What We’ve Learned – Reflection, Processing & Transference
Tuesday, June 20 – 1 pm
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.