Preparing Students for a Successful Future – Team Work

          Preparing Students for a Successful Future

  • Teamwork was increasingly becoming the hard skills of today’s work force and in social engagements.
  • It’s just not enough to be highly trained in technical skills, without developing the softer, interpersonal and relationship-building skills that help people to communicate and collaborate as a team effectively.
  • Teamwork, leadership, and communication are underpinned by soft skills development. Since each is an essential element for organizational and personal success, developing these skills is very important and does matter… a lot!
Our education system should focus on doing work as a team rather than INDIVIDUALS.

WHAT?

  • Teach the Importance of team work at this elementary level education.
  • Any corporate work culture demands team players.
  • Teams produce more results than individuals.

More Info: http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/01/teamwork-data-big-gains-at-jones-elementary-school/

WHY?

  • In today’s ever changing, complex world, jobs are becoming more and more specialized, and the need to bring specialists together to form a team becomes even more important.
  • Its also important to come together for SOCIETAL development and close linkage with the society.
  • It will help to get a JOB and perform well globally and to improve personally.
  • It’s a fact that companies provides soft skill training more than technical training.
  • Students can’t compete and provide results if they doesn’t have these skillsets.

HOW?

  • Teachers and Parents to Challenge, Excite students to learn. Parents to educate their kids about the importance of teamwork, leadership and communication skills.
  • Teachers and Parents to guide students on the social process of learning, and help student to realize they are important contributors for the society and make them accountability to learn.
  • Make students THINK! with other learners.
  • Conduct team Building games.

     References:

http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/01/teamwork-data-big-gains-at-jones-elementary-school/
http://www.teachmeteamwork.com/teachmeteamwork/files/Teambuilding_on_a_Shoestring_sml.pdf

Ken Robinson – Ted Talks

Team Building Games

http://PBSKids.org
http://Code.Org
http://www.tvokids.com/games/alphabetgoop
http://www.tvokids.com/watch

All the above game online and can be simulated and can be played

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