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This resource page provides additional information related t a participant directed workshop or learning experience. This is an approach is one way you can create engagement during your online, in-person or hybrid presentations and workshops with the adventure element. Tips, tutorials, think tank ideas and more…keep scrolling and enjoy!
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HOT PRO TIPS for the Adventure Approach
- Make a plan, but be flexible.
- Show confidence, even though this may feel a bit scary
- Adding adventure or participant choice can be fun for your participants and you!
- Give clear instructions and communication about expectations
- Give alternative options to be accessible and inclusive
- Start where you are, and sprinkle in some adventure in your next workshop. Try and try again.
- This is an older blog but packed with information about how to pick an icebreaker or energizer activity: http://www.regiereducation.com/icebreakeractivity/
Activity Examples and Ideas
These activities or titles can also spark your creativity to develop an activity that fits your content and context. Think Head, Heart, Hand – have a purpose for your activities.
- This or That
- Here or There
- Spin the Wheel
- Pick a Card
- Mail Ahead – options or case studies
- Polls or Surveys
- Thumbs up or Green Checkmarks
- Pick a table – with the case study name (or breakout room names)
- PowerPoint skip logic action buttons
- Which Metaphor or Object
- Pull out of a hat
- Pains or Gains
- Rock, Paper, Scissors
- Change your virtual background (ask them to plan ahead of the meeting/training)
- Annotation & whiteboards or flip charts, pick a topic or word and draw a collaborative picture.
- Icebreaker, get to know you options when you first walked into the in-person/on-site workshop:
- Thumballs: https://www.amazon.ca/Distribution-Solutions-Thumball-Who-4-Inch/dp/B001G073QM
- Conversation Cubes: https://www.amazon.ca/Learning-Resources-LER7300-Conversation-Cubes/dp/B001SH7SS6
- Create your own word search: https://mywordsearch.com/687916/Pick-Your-Own-Adventure
- Buy a larger dice from the Dollar Store and creat your own questions: Example made in Canva
How you said you were going to use this information:
RECAP – coming soon, I4PL: I know & I wonder activity, plus the W’s activity
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