Enliven the traditional sharing circle with active, brain-based strategies to increase participant engagement, buy-in and ownership. Take away inspiration, new perspectives, and practical tools for weaving meaningful reflection and dialogue throughout your program. Use multiple methods including movement, metaphor, reflective games, art, and interactive dialogue to increase relevancy, depth of understanding, and connection to real life and future learning.
1. Ways to enliven the traditional sharing circle with active methods to facilitate meaningful reflection that meet the diverse needs of learners
2. New insights on the concept of reflective practice- viewing reflection as an ongoing and enjoyable part of learning experiences rather than a “add on” or “follow up” chore
3. Techniques to increase relevancy, meaning, depth of understanding, and connection to future learning situations
4. Methods for using metaphor to create meaning and relevancy as well as the exploration of the use of art, objects, journaling, and movement in reflection