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 A group of people with a full set of complementary skills required to complete a task, job, or project.
Team members (1) operate with a high degree of interdependence, (2) share authority and responsibility for self-management, (3) are accountable for the collective performance, and (4) work toward a common goal and shared rewards(s). A team becomes more than just a collection of people when a strong sense of mutual commitment creates synergy, thus generating performance greater than the sum of the performance of its individual members.

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People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.

   Vince Lombardi


Processes Activities
One-pager Conflict resolution
Discussion Team charter work sheet
Flow-map Team roles work sheet
Five principles Listening skills
  Like a sports team
  Team work sheet

Tasks  for creating the team structure


  • ·       What is a culture and how does it relate to the community? norms, customs, values, attitudes, beliefs

  •     Publish a charter/plan for your team

  • ·   Get to know each other. What are the benefits from our differences Why is having diverse members of our community on the team a positive aspect?

  • ·    Pick our roles within the team

  • ·    What questions do I have?

  • ·    What skills (tools, processes) do I bring

  • ·    How is this like a sports team,     discuss?    


Review & discuss this List:






Learning Skills… Discuss these skills.  How do they apply to your team building?



Creative thinking

Critical thinking


Decision making

Non-verbal communications

Listening skills

Social & Emotional learning




 Role-play discussion, Draw the skill, Improv situations


           Cultural Elements