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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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Crazy Contraptions Activity Overview

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:

What questions does Jean ask to encourage youth to think about what is working, and not working, in their designs?

How does Jean support the re-design process?

What do you see Jean say and do to get youth to communicate findings and think critically about their work?

How does Jean use key words during her questions to emphasize the concepts she wants them to learn?  

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Watch the skill video

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24 Helping Youth Explain

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 other questions would you ask youth if you were facilitating this activity?
What did you notice about Jean's questions?