Re: [dre-talk] Tuning teachers up.
- Thanks for your suggestion, in fact we did that with gum drops at the begining
of the year! I guess I have run the gambit of ideas. You are blessing me with
your reply and I do thank you for that.
S Kispert wrote:
> Merriest Holidays and Blessings all,
> I have a suggestion for teacher tune up.
> 1. Divide your teachers into partners.
> 2. Give the team a bag of mini marshmallows, a bag of larger
> marshmallows and a box of toothpicks and newspaper.
> 3. Give them 15 minutes to build a structure..No rules
> 4. Then. Give each team a small plate with 10 medium paper cups stacked
> on top of one another..
> 5. Tell them to place the cups and plate on the structure and the team
> who's cups and plate last the longest before it
> collapses, wins. NO rules either for how to place the plate and
> 6. Then tell them the importance of building a very strong foundation.
> Explain their valuable role in the life of a child and the foundation of
> faith they are responsible for. Also explain that not every class, or
> structure is the same, that not all the roadblocks or pressures on that
> foundation will be the same, but with determination, prayer and a great
> attitude, they can be super teachers!
> You can branch out from there, but you get the jist of the exercise. I hope
> this will bring you fun and laughter in the tune up, as well as a visual
> lesson of their importance to the families they minister to.
> God Bless,
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