Running Time: 10 minutes Group Size: 5-12 Materials: Music, Colored Markers, Flip-chart Paper
A chance to reflect on what we learned about today/during the program. You get to see the experience you created for yourself
- Flipcharts will positioned all around the room/gym, wherever there is a flipchart a group will positioned to face it. (you can mark this starting line by taping a piece of tape a few feet away from the flipchart.)
- Have participants line up in their groups behind a flipchart (usually easiest to have a “double-file” line, i.e., two single file lines parallel to each other), hand markers to the first 2-3 people per group
Fill up the flipchart paper with your ideas and reflections based on the prompt.
- Just like a brainstorm – an opportunity to dump out all the ideas in your head
- Introduce prompt, e.g., What are the most impotant things your’re going to take away from today? What is one thing that surprised you about the program?
- When the music plays the first person can run up and start writing their reflections on the flipchart.
- When they’re done, go and hand the marker to the next person in line and head to the back of the line, like a relay race
- Keep going until the music stops!
- Its fine if someone wrote something they thought of already
- Have your group gather around the paper. What do you see? What surprises you?
- Boardstorm Highlight: As a group, circle the 3-5 things you wrote that you think are the most important to remember. Why are these important? What do they tell you about the outcomes and impact of the program?
- Try to use a high-energy song that isn’t popular participants will lose focus
- You can use the Boardstorm Debrief or Boardstorm highlight as an introduction to a vision statement or goal setting for the group
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