Journey Toward the Caring Classroom: Using Adventure to Create Community in the Classroom & Beyond

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Wood 'N' Barnes Publishing, 2004 - Education - 304 pages
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Describes how to create an effective learning environment in which students share common interests and goals.
 

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Contents

Introduction
5
Why Community Building? 2
17
Mapping the Journey
26
Challenge by Choice Activities
72
Everybodys It
73
Growth Circles
75
Song Tag
77
Group Interview
78
ProblemSolving Issues and Skills
156
ProblemSolving Activities
159
Warp Speed
160
Moon Ball
162
Balloon Frantic
163
Pathfinder
166
Turn Over a New Leaf
168
Setting the Table
169

Questions
79
Laughing Matters
80
Full Value Contract Activities
81
Five Finger Contract
82
PEEP
83
Play Hard Play Safe Play Fair Have Fun
85
The Being
86
The Village
87
Hands All Around
88
What Do I Need? What Can I Give?
89
Trust The Cornerstone of Community
93
Trust Activities
97
Turnstile
98
Paired Trust Activities
100
Hog Call
103
Shakers
104
Everybody Up
106
Yurt Circle
109
SoSecond Speeches 11o 47 Sherpa Walk m
111
Trust Lean
114
Pendulum Trust Lean
115
Willow in the Wind
117
Airport
118
High Risk Low Risk
119
Integrity Ball
123
Zip Zap Pop
126
Five Ways to Show You Care
128
Feelings Literacy
129
Charades
130
Stories
132
Emotion Motions
134
Blue Jellybeans
135
Goal Challenge
144
Clean and Messy
148
Giving and Receiving
149
Low Challenge Rope Course
150
Wild Woosey
151
Tension Traverse
152
Problem Solving Branching Out
155
Marshmallows
170
All Toss
171
Basic Group Juggle and Variations on a Theme
173
Puzzles
176
Hidden Polygon
178
Dont Touch Me
181
Channels
182
Stargate
184
Knots
186
Catch as Catch Can
188
Whos the Leader?
189
Keypunch
191
Tabletop Puzzle
192
Toss 10
194
Metaphorical Tableaus
195
Human Machines
197
Fusion
198
Low Challenge Ropes Course Activities
199
Nitro Crossing
201
Spider Web
203
The Wall
204
Conflict Resolution Activities
206
Brainstorming
209
Conflicts the Real the Imagined
210
Rearrange the Classroom
212
The Winless Zax
213
11o Batten Down the Hatches
214
Choice and Consequences
215
Academic Content Activities
217
Challenge Stepping Out on Ones Own
222
Facilitating the Process
234
Starting an Adventure Program
251
Activity List
257
Feelings Baseball 136
258
Morpheelings 137
259
The River of Life 138
260
References
285
Index
291
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