Step
1

Watch the activity overview video

This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.
Step
2

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

What does Annette do to prepare youth for the STEM activity? (Watch at 0:42- 0:44)

What strategies does Annette use to ensure all youth are engaged in what is taking place? (Listen at 0: 50 - 1:00)

What does Annette do to get youth involved while creating a safe space for STEM learning? (Watch at 1:00 - 1:05)

What does Annette do and say that helps engage students and contributes to their learning? (Listen at 1:16 - 1:30)

How does Annette foster engineering and science skills in youth? (Pause at 1:58)

How has Annette created an atmosphere for reflecting and processing the learning that has taken place? (Watch 2:00 - 2:10)

How would you facilitate this activity differently? What would you do the same?

Step
3

Watch the skill video

Step
4

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

What does Annette do to allow the group to process the activity?
Notice how Annette is not alone with the group. How does having the assistance of other staff help with group managment in STEM?
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To ensure that shes not preoccupied while shes facilitating the lesson.
What are "Hi-ya's" and "Hold-Ups?"  How do they help Annette manage the group?
Throughout the activity, Annette asks purposeful questions and allows the group time to process and explain what they are seeing. How does that contribute to Group Management?

Professional Development Resources

Organization that Supports Group Management

This Training resource will help staff employ effective strategies to manage group and individual behavior of youth during STEM activities.

1 hour, 30 minutes
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Applying Strategies for Group Management During STEM

This Training Resource will help staff develop strategies for engaging youth in cooperative teams and developing their skills in working together...

1 hour, 30 minutes
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Working one-on-one with Group Management Skills

Observation is an essential part of a coaching experience.  Use this guide to set up a virtual coaching experience with staff.

30 minutes
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Group Management Action Plan

Download this virtual Coaching resource to work with staff to develop an action plan.

15 minutes
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Interactions

A one-on-one Coaching resource that focuses on an action plan for group management.

15 minutes
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Strategies for Group Management

Focus on strategies used for group management, particularly strategies for group gatherings and behaviors.

15 minutes
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A Program Schedule

Work with staff to develop a program schedule.

30 minutes
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Virtually Set a Program Schedule

Develop a program schedule as a way to prevent unwanted behavior in group management.

30 minutes
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