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Friday Lesson: Active Listening

Courtesy of Micah Jacobson | What is the difference between hearing someone and really listening? How do we know when we are really listening, and maybe even more important, how do others know? In this lesson, we are going to work on listening in a more active and thoughtful way than we do most days. Activity #1: Make a Sentence Supplies: None Physical Set-Up: Teams Source: Journey Toward the Caring Classroom by...

Friday Lesson: Observation and Curiosity

Courtesy of Micah Jacobson | The root of so many content areas is simple observation. How can you teach people to notice more stuff around them? In good facilitation, we should be carefully observing groups. In good writing, we should be observing the technique of other writers we admire. In scientific pursuit, we should be carefully observing the evidence of experimentation. This lesson works to help underscore...

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