PROBLEM SOLVING AND INITIATIVE ACTIVITIES

YEAR LEVEL 5-12     GROUP SIZE 20     DURATION 1 – 2 hours

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Details of Activity

Activities are designed to foster teamwork, cooperation, communication and trust. Groups work together to achieve their goal.
Activities include Skiing, Space Bricks, Pole Crossing, Tarzan Swing, Swamp Crossing, Leaky Pole, Great Escape and Tennis Ball Races.  Group size up to 20.
Allow for around 30 minutes for each activity selected.
Parents and Teachers to understand students are to solve the problem by themselves with no help.
Decision making and debriefing are integral parts of this activity.

 

Learning Intent

  • Work together as a team.
  • Develop strategies to help solve problems encountered in activities.
  • Identify qualities that make a good team.
  • Work independently and perform roles within a team.

Self-Management

  • Develop self-discipline and set goals
  • Become confident, resilient and adaptable

Social Management

  • Communicate Effectively
  • Work Collaboratively
  • Make Decisions
  • Develop Leadership Skills
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Year level standards and content descriptions can be found within the linked curriculum document.
This provides essential information that supports the implementation of teaching and learning activities
and assessments.