10 Quick and Easy Team Building Activities [Part 1]

Team building icebreakers for teachers By Shayla McGhee The first day of school is quickly approaching for many of our Georgia school districts, and in an effort to help teachers and students overcome their first day jitters, we have added even more activities to our popular icebreaker blog! Icebreakers may seem trivial but they can assist with building meaningful relationships with students. Jennifer Gonzalez wrote a wonderful article outlining a four-part process for getting to know your students and lists breaking the ice as the first step to creating a comfortable environment where students aren't afraid to ask questions and take academic risks. Below are some icebreakers that can help you establish an encouraging, educational environment where students thrive. Marooned Establish a collaborative, cooperative learning environment on the first day of school with Marooned. Place students into groups of five and tell them that they are stranded on a deserted island.


Lights, Camera, Writing! How it Works Divide your class into teams of no more than five players each. Give each team a note card with a made-up movie title and have them create an outline including characters, plot, and the lesson learned and a scene no more than three pages. Each group then performs the scene for the class. Titles can be related to what you are studying e.

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Anne Rubin on February 12, 2018 Investing in team-building work is an intentional way of bringing meaning to our work. There are two secrets to leading this work. First, you need to have the right icebreaker for the right group of people at the right time. In your role, you need to know how to read the room.

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