Workshop 4: Who and What Guides Us?

Workshop 4: Who and What Guides Us?
Workshop 4: Who and What Guides Us?

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  • Teachers open the door. You enter yourself. — Chinese Proverb This workshop asks participants to broaden their ideas about teachers and...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Life Lessons 20 Activity 2: Learner vs. Teacher 15 Activity 3: Life Lesson Poems 15 Faith in Action...
  • Today the group will explore the relationships between learners and teachers. As the facilitator, your role in the group is similar to that...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and matchers Description of Activity Use the Opening designed by your group or the one provided below...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint or dry erase board and markers Pens or pencils and journal Preparation for Activity Write each of the...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, " A Story ," by Jane Hirshfield Handout 2, " Love in the Classroom ," by Al Zolynas Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Pens or pencils and journals Optional: CD player and CD of instrumental music Preparation for Activity If...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice Singing the Living Tradition hymnal Preparation for Activity If hymnals are not always available, consider...
  • Review today's workshop with your co-leader. This workshop is the first one during which participants used a prompt as a springboard to...
  • Materials for Activity Blank note cards Pens or pencils Optional: Art materials such as pastels, markers, charcoal, or crayons Optional: CD...
  • Materials for Activity Pens or pencils and journals Art supplies such as drawing paper, pastels, markers, and crayons Optional: CD player...
  • Materials for Activity Soft, flexible wire, hemp, leather, or cotton cord cut into two-foot lengths Lettered beads Question mark beads...
  • Teachers open the door. You enter yourself. — Chinese Proverb DURING TODAY'S WORKSHOP... We examined life lessons taught both intentionally...
  • Jane Hirshfield (1953- ), from Of Gravity and Angels (Middleton, CT: Weslyan University Press, 1988). A woman tells me the story of a small...
  • Al Zolynas (1945- ), from Kowit, Steve, ed., The Maverick Poets: An Anthology (Santee, CA: Gorilla Press, 1988). Afternoon. Across the...
  • Gather the group in a circle. Ask everyone to sit on the floor or in a chair, in a comfortable but alert position (legs crossed or tucked...
  • Read about Jane Hirshfield at Poets.org. Agonia.net, a website that creates an artistic community where writers may submit their work for...

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