Planning and Reflection

Are you engaging youth in the critical life skills of planning and reflection? Are you ready to be more intentional about including planning and reflection strategies into your daily activities but not sure where to start? This training will introduce you to powerful and easy to use methods that promote youth engagement in planning, implementing and evaluating activities and projects.

Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Child/Youth Growth and Development:
1.A: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the multiple influences on development and learning – Entry Level and Level 1.
1.C: Use developmental knowledge to create healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging environments – Entry Level and Level 1.
Core Knowledge Area – Learning Environment and Curriculum:
4.B: Design and implement a curriculum to enhance cognitive development – Entry Level and Level 1.
4.C: Design and implement a curriculum to support social and emotional development – Entry Level and Level 1.

Primary QIS Scales Addressed
Engagement:
IV-R: Youth have opportunities to set goals and make plans.
IV-T: Youth have opportunities to reflect.

Training Objectives
Participants will:
a. Explore the ways in which planning and reflection are done in their programs.
b. Utilize planning and reflection strategies.
c. Describe the role that planning and reflection play in the experimental learning cycle.