Competencies: Communication, Operations & Collaboration, Self-reflection, Workload Division
1. Introduce the purpose of the day’s activity. (1 min)
Points to make:
2. Ask each student to read the “Diversity, Self-Awareness, and Teamwork” section of the activity guide individually. (5 min)
3. Begin steps of the activity guide.
Step 1: Brainstorm knowledge and skill ideas. (5 min)
Step 2: Discuss findings. (5 min)
Step 3: Identify common knowledge and map their skills. (5 min)
Step 4: Create a strengths-based task list. (5 min)
Step 5: Design a team plan. (5 min)
Step 6: Create or modify your team contract. (5 min)
4. Conclude class. (5 min)
1. Ask students to read the “Diversity, Self-Awareness, and Teamwork” section of the activity guide and type up responses to the three following questions prompts. Complete this work individually but tell students to be prepared to share with their team.
Question 1: Read over the assignment sheet for the team project again. Based on what you know about the project, write a list of all the knowledge (things you know without doing any research) and skills (things you can do without any additional lessons or research) that will be useful to this project.
Question 2: Looking at your CliftonStrengths, think about the ways in which you best acquire new knowledge or skills. Write down a list of concrete tasks (i.e. I can research workshops, so we can all learn Photoshop.) or methods (i.e. I learn best by watching instructional videos.) that best help you to explore new knowledge or acquire new skills.
Example: Methods – I learn new software skills best in a hands-on environment.
Example: Tasks – I could research if there are any workshops on Photoshop in the next month.
Question 3: Based on your CliftonStrengths and previous experience, write down a list of concrete steps you are willing and able to take to help the team gain new skills and knowledge.
Example: I could take the library workshop on March 3 on Photoshop, then show the other team members what I learned.
2. Ask students to meet as a team to share their results. They should complete the following together:
3. Turn in via Canvas: