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Re: [dre-talk] Tuning teachers up.

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  • Amy Ballanco
    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
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      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.
      Amy

      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
      > cups.
      >
      > 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,
      > Shawn
      >
      >
      >
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