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Gallery Walk – A Creative Way to Make Meetings More Fun

November 11th, 2015

Meetings, meetings, meetings. Meetings get a bad rap. They are both a blessing and all things that are wrong with meetings. It doesn’t have to be this way. We can still run efficient meetings and interactive…with Gallery Walks. Gallery Walks are simple and Post-It Notes around the room as well. Use the posters as idea…

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Binomial Nomenclature Race – A STEM Team-Building Activity

September 8th, 2015

How many times have you heard that math is hard, no fun, or lame? STEM problems and excites students at any age? Combining my love for both STEM and work together as a team. The problem is that the internet is overcrowded with soft drink bottle rockets and exciting in their own rights, these kinds…

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Essentials of Public Speaking Course

July 14th, 2015

Are you ever called upon to speak in front of a group? Do you have a message and want the world to hear it? Are you missing out on opportunities because you lack experience speaking to groups? This workshop is for you. From beginners to professionals, this workshop will take you to the next step.…

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11 Creative Ways to Split Up a Large Group into Smaller Groups

July 8th, 2015

Woodstock. The World Cup. Your classroom. Large groups of people can be awesome and even destruction. If you are leading a large group and want to create a sense of intimacy for learning to occur, you have to break them up. Large groups provide a diversity of thought and experience that can’t be match with…

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Serious Fun – Professional Development Workshop Opportunities

August 25th, 2014

Serious Fun is a serious of practical one-day training for teachers, corporate trainers, outdoor educators, camp & youth group leaders. Paradigm Shift is honored to host Mark Collard, from Melbourne, Australia, for six workshops across the country: Durham, NH – Mon, Sept 22 Tulsa, OK – Thur, Sept 25 OKC, OK – Fri, Sept 26…

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Carl Albert State College Leadership Camp

July 11th, 2014

The Paradigm Shift team spent three wonderful days at Carl Albert State College in Poteau, OK with their Upward Bound Programs. These are some of our favorite pictures from the event. You can find the rest of the pictures on the Paradigm Shift Facebook Page. We can’t wait to see you guys do amazing things…

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Stepping Stones – A Classic Group Collaboration Activity

April 22nd, 2014

Number of Participants: 5-25 Time:  30-45 minutes Activity Level:  Moderate Props:  Stepping Stones (paper plates, carpet squares, pieces of cardboard) 2 ropes or masking tape as a boundary, and throwables Objective:  As a group, the entire team must cross from one side of the room to the other without stepping foot in the “hot lava.”…

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