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Watch the activity overview video

This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.
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Ecobot Challenge

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.
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As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

How does the activity structure and materials encourage youth to work together?

How do the teen leaders direct youth to work together to solve the problem? 
 

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Watch the skill video

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13 Teen Leaders Encouraging

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.
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Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

What specific strategies did the teen leaders use to encourage teamwork? 
Georgina Whalen's picture
She allowed students to choose how the ecobot was wired, allowed time for them to test it out, and encouraged each member of a group to share their ideas.
 
What other strategies can help youth collaborate effectively?