Keep Youth Interacting

Watch the activity overview video. This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.

As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

  • What does the staff member do to give the group direction?
  • What strategies do you see that encourage group interaction?
  • How do staff model good collaborative group practices?
  • What other strategies could staff use to encourage collaboration during this activity?

Now that you’ve watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

  • What are important strategies youth need to know in order to work together collaboratively?
  • What are roadblocks youth can hit when they don’t know how to work together collaboratively during STEM?
  • What did you like about how staff modeled working together in groups during STEM?  What would you do differently?

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