I am also taking the class and am interested in the value of WCs for children and teens. Can we discuss what you've learned in doing these with youth and how it may be distinctive from working with adults?Very curious and…"
Thank you for contacting me. As Amy has indicated, I have done a number of World Cafés with children. Most have been in a school setting and on the themes of ethics and shared values. Students' "voice and choice" as…"
A Café conversation on the arts in our schools, organizations, and communities will be held on March 3, 2011 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm, on the ways The College of New Jersey, Young Audiences NJ, local school districts and our communities might collaborate to offer more possibilities in the arts for the students and teachers we serve. The event will begin with a reception and tour of the new interactive multimedia building and then enter into a World Café conversation to help us understand our needs…See More
I am a former high school principal with experience using the World Café in school settings here in New Jersey as well as around the country. I'd be happy to share my experiences with you. Welcome to the Café Community.
Here is a set of Café Cards in a 4X6" format that I often use prior to beginning a Café conversation. Sets of these quote cards are placed on each table. Participants are invited to pick out a card that they have an affinity with or that speaks to them in a special way. Each participant reads his/her selected quote card to each other and also shares why they chose this particular card. This is a great way to get folks thinking about the power of coversation and sets the tone for an engaging…See More
"How interesting. We've had a long journey in UK schools in terms of working together. We are just beginning to see green shoots of inter-school co-operation. Our problem are league tables which tend to push schools into rather defensive…"
Hi Don, I am interested in discussing what the World Cafe looks like in a high school math classroom. Below is the link to where I have began a conversation on the topic, would love to hear your feedback.
Thanks for responding Don. I also have an idea about bringing in local school teachers and guidance counselors to discuss issues the advising center is seeing with incoming freshmen in a World Cafe format. I've read the book and am looking forward to the first cafe. I welcome your input and thanks for checking in!
I am thrilled to see your offering of a World Cafe workshop for educators. I endeavour to offer a similar training in British Columbia and would be interested in connecting regarding your experiences with World Cafe in schools.
How interesting. We've had a long journey in UK schools in terms of working together. We are just beginning to see green shoots of inter-school co-operation. Our problem are league tables which tend to push schools into rather defensive posturing. Need to do better. Keep me posted with your schools work. Count me in on the network please!
Hey Don, I can't wait to see you again. I'm going to Ireland the end of August...hoping to connect with some mental health professional, enjoy the world music culture festival, and river dance. You know I'm excited. Don't forget I want to go with you next year. We can do our music. Love ya! Renee - Chi Town is calling you!