Presented by Nada AbiSamra
Nov. 2, 2001
Focus on Teamwork! Remember how organized it needs to be!
|The Benefits of Teamwork:
Teamwork features a group of people working together towards a common objective. At its best, it yields a whole which is greater than the sum of its parts. It allows a group to make decisions and carry out activities more effectively and with more confidence, than any one team member could. TEAMWORK is needed everywhere in the world! Managers and school principals are striving to achieve it. No matter where your students are going to work, they will need it.
|Self-Fulfilling Prophecy & its
Implications for Teachers and Team Leaders:
Keep your expectations high for your students, and teach the team leaders to do the same.
Pledge, Charter (purpose, objectives, procedures, essential agreements, rules/consequences), Progress reports, Evaluation/Assessment, Negotiating conflict, Listening skills, MASLOW + Esteem, Self-assessment, 7 Habits, and Trust.)
|Team Members' Roles: Leader, recorder, negotiator, quiet captain, time-keeper + "The Perfect Team Member" (p. 57)|
|Focus on Trust:
Trust is the most important recurring theme encountered when considering teamwork. All team members must trust themselves enough to openly share concerns and ask questions, and trust others enough to be receptive to their points of view.