Designing Experiences
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Designing Positive "Classrooms"

2 Chapters 6 Lessons Intermediate

About this course

This short course covers the approach Rhonda Baird uses when designing workshops or gatherings for young people. In it we'll look at the core concepts and how to use then to shape positive, dynamic environments for growth and understanding.

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Course Structure

The Approach 1 Lesson

Introduction

What is motivating you to design educational experiences for children and youth? 

In this introduction, Rhonda shares why she takes this approach and the benefit of "never stepping in the same river twice" for you and others. 

 

1:30 minutes

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The Questions 5 Lessons

Who

Here we look at who we are inviting in, our team, and the context in which we are working. 

14:02 minutes

When

This section looks at the timing for your programs.

7:08 minutes

Where

What are your options when considering classrooms? 

  • Exercise: what are the features you need for your content? Do you need a kitchen? A fire ring for telling stories? A field to play games in? Access to water? Bathrooms? A forest? A garden?

3:28 minutes

What

In this brief session, we'll look at the "What' of your program and how that figures into your planning for your sessions.

4:28 minutes

Why

In this section, we look again at what is motivating and inspiring us to do this work. 

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