Shared Space 201

This module was revised in 2017 to incorporate specific language, examples and tips for summer and year-round learning programs

Sharing space is advanced collaboration and cooperation.  Resolving differences is important and requires much work and dedication on the part of everyone. 

In this training participants will:

  • Built skills in developing creative ways to meet these challenges.
  • Identified some of the difficulties that can be encountered in shared space by considering them from a variety of viewpoints.
  • Shared techniques that have been successfully implemented in programs.

Content Overview:

World Café

This is an informal way for participants to brainstorm and discuss a subtopic of shared space. The World Café model generates input from all of the participants, allowing for a variety of viewpoints to be shared.

Shared Space Problem Solving

This activity focuses on finding solutions that work for everyone who is sharing space, and gives participants concrete ideas and strategies that will be effective in their programs.

Seven Deadly Sins

Participants consider the biggest mistakes that can be made when attempting a positive shared space situation, so that they can explore how to avoid pitfalls in their programs.

Training Length: 2 hours