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Let's Get to Know You! Icebreakers for Teens and Adults

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A successful teaching year usually entails transforming our classrooms into close-knit communities. Whether our students are meeting each other for the first time or learning a new language, we can help them begin to build relationships with their peers through icebreaker activities. With teenagers, it is a great way to prevent bullying and cliques. These activities also help teachers manage classroom behavior. In this presentation, Shelly Terrell will show you engaging icebreakers for teens and adults that would be helpful in both mainstream and ESL/ELL classrooms


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 @ 11:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Classroom Management, Communication & Collaboration, ESL/ELL
Tags: adults, ELL, English Language Learners, ESL, ice-breakers, introductions, Secondary

Reviews (34)

Full Member
Great suggestions to help students build relationships.
Full Member
Wow! Thank you for providing us with so many great ideas.
Full Member
This was a cool webinar about learning about new icebreakers. Thank you.

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Full Member
Excellent beginning of school session tips, good to review for any teacher, focus on both the positive (building teamwork) and the "negative" (reducing bullying). Shelly has many fun ideas for working with teens. Great presenter!
Full Member
The presentation delivered a wide number of icebreakers to choose, from including “get to know you” projects that utilize computers.
Full Member
Another great webinar by Shelly! She is loaded with ideas on fun icebreakers that can be used in the classroom for students to get to know each other and build relationships.
Full Member
thank you!
Full Member
Lots of fun information.
Full Member
Lots of great ideas.
Full Member
Wonderful ideas and tips!
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