Team Work Workshop
8:00—8:15 Welcome Introduction Candace Smith
8:15—8:45 Team Spirit Guest Speaker
*Discuss the importance of working effectively and efficiently in groups. Participants should have the desire or spirit to part of a team.
9:00—9:30 Divide into groups and receive topics
1. Why have group assignments?
2. Does working with a group benefit or hinder an individual from learning?
3. How do you delegate group assignments amongst the group?
4. How do you maintain group communication throughout the project?
*Students and Teachers will both meet as a mixed group to discuss assigned topic. They will be working in a group while discussing group topics. Teachers will be able to model group communication skills while processing how students feel about team work in a group.
9:30—11:30 Work Together Workshop
*Participants work together in groups to produce answer to the topic question and will prepare for a unique way to present the topic to the group.
1:00—2:00 Present topics to Group
2:15—3:15 Present topics to Group
3:15—3:45 Collaboration Time
*Teacher will collaborate about what they learned from the students.
*Students will collaborate about what they learned from the teachers.
*One person from each group will be delegated as recorder to record and submit results to workshop instructor.
3:45—4:00 Workshop Conclusion