#8: Laurie Frank - (35+ years) Focused Episode: "A Call to Action" Figuring out what social connection means and what it looks like in times of physical distancing (and beyond).
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Games for Teachers: (& other stuff) for Teachers: Classroom Activities that Promote Pro-Social Leanring, by Chris Cavert, Laurie Frank & Friends.
New Games Foundation (Laurie spoke of this 'movement' that started in the 1970s - maybe earlier. The focus was on leanring cooperative games that would include everyone.) Popular books from this group: The New Games Book and More New Games! (Search your favorite Used Books options and Amazon - options to buy these books are constantly changing.)
Journey Towards the Caring Classroom: Using Adventure to Create Community by Laurie Frank (2nd ed., 2013)
Adventure Education for the Classroom Community: Over 90 Activities for Developing Character, Responsibility, and the Courage to Achieve, by Laurie Frank & Ambrose Panico (2007)
Despite Nudging, Schools are likely to Stay Shut for Months - (4/28/2020) This is the NYTimes article Laurie referenced.
Cooperative Learning Overview (Laurie spoke of the Johnson brother's work - they were instrumental in advancing the cooperative leanring methodology in the 70s and 80s.)
WE! Chad Littlefield & Will Wise - the forces behind connection before content.
Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World, by Vivek Murthy (2020, 19th Surgeon General of the United States.)
Dr. Vivek Murthy and Brene' Brown on Loneliness and Connection (Unlocking Us Podcast - Brene' Brown) Please, please listen to this!! The topic, and addressing it as community/team builders is vital to our survival.
The Happiness Advantage: How a Positive Brain Fuels Success inWork and Life, by Shawn Achor (2010).
FUNdoing Resources Page for Virtual and Team Building while physically distancing. (This information will be available for a limited time - dive in as soon as you can.)
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