Teaming Up for Success

Staff Development Guide

Training Situation: Training (large group)

Length: 50 minutes

Objective: Participants will watch the Modeling Effective Collaboration video-based learning module and conduct the Okefenokee Challenge in order to understand how engineers collaborate.


  • See the skill in action – 15 minutes
  • Hands-on learning – 20 minutes
  • Debrief – 10 minutes
  • Conclusion – 5 minutes



Video-Based Learning Module

Watch the activity overview video. This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.

As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

  • What are the three strategies you see and hear Ashley use to model effective collaboration among the group?
  • How does the group set-up encourage group members to collaborate?

Now that you’ve watched the video, reflect on what you saw.

  • Why is it important to model effective collaboration strategies?
  • How can you use questions to encourage youth to work together?

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