Staff Development Strategies

The strategies database is a place to find instructional strategies to use with adults or students, to deepen learning and engage the learner! 

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Key Learning and Muddiest Point

Use at the end of a learning segment or end of a workshop to get participants to reflect on the session. The strategy is especially useful when conducting a multi-day or multi-session workshop.

Yes

Geometry

Activity Source:  International Association of Teamwork Facilitators

Challenge: The group must create assigned geometric shapes.

Yes

Travel Partners

Throughout the staff development, pair up seasons to discuss, collaborate or learn together. It is a great way to energize a group, along with collaboration and team building.

Yes

Crossover

Objective: Team members must move from one side of a circle to the other as quickly as possible.

Yes

Birds of Feather

Using giant stickie pads participants organize themselves into interest groups to discuss, study or learn about topics of choice.  Can be used for meal discussions, or to organize presentation

Yes

Boogie Groups

Yes

5 Whys

Yes

What If

Use to get participants “voices in the room” and add a bit of humor to your time together.
 

Yes

Catch the Balloon

A name game using a balloon.

Yes

Brainstorming

Use this brainstorming activity to energize your group.

Yes

Hole In Space

Challenge: Each group member must pass through a hole in space.

Yes

Four Things About Us

Sharing four things that are true about your life and journey as a way to bond and get to know each other.

Yes

Song Babble

Build group inclusion and have a hilarious time.

Yes

Hand Up Stand UP Pair UP

Yes

Point your finger

Yes