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Icebreakers for Classroom and Group Dynamics

 

 

The following resources are my collection of icebreakers for the classroom and group dynamics. I am sure you will find some more challenging than others.  Try them out to see what suits your group.

 

These lists were compiled by Charlie O'Sullivan from PrimarySchool
www.PrimarySchool.com.au They were sent in a monthly newsletter on February 2005. I highly recommend joining PrimarySchool newsletter: http://www.primaryschool.com.au/index.php
You will receive great ideas for classroom activities.

Icebreakers and Energizers
http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/classmanagement/icebreakers.html
These activities can be used for beginning of the year activities, energizers for breaks during standardized tests, team building activities, etc.

ESL Icebreakers
http://www.eslflow.com/ICEBREAKERSreal.html
Collection of links to icebreakers and drama activities.

Ice Breakers, Facilitation Techniques & Popular Education Tools.
http://www.openconcept.ca/index.php/Facilitation
With these activities you can introduce each other in a fun and unique way.

The Top 10 Icebreakers for Meetings
http://www.topten.org/content/tt.AU20.htm
Whether it is a small gathering at your home or a large training seminar, we all want to feel that we have established some commonality with our fellow attendees. These activities show you how.

Icebreakers and Group Process Activities
http://www.uu.edu/centers/faculty/resources/index.cfm?CatID=27
Collection of icebreakers and warm up exercises.

Energizers
http://www.johnsleigh.com.au/energizers.htm
Collection of short activities, ideal for defeating after lunch lethargy, breaking the ice or a seamless transition between subjects.

Connect Energizers
http://www.nconnect.net/~jwegner/gettingtoknow/engergizers.htm.htm
Energizers are activities that can be used by teachers and facilitators to build enthusiasm for a classes, workshops, or presentations.

Drama, Communication and Warm Up Exercises
http://www.aspa.asn.au/Projects/english/dgwup.htm
The purpose of these activities is to develop group identity and group cohesiveness, as well as to relax, assert discipline and to have fun.

Drama Games
http://www.david-farmer.com/drama.htm
Drama activities and improvisation exercises.

Theatre-sport Games
http://studiofour.org.au/?q=node/view/16
Collection of quick and easy Theatre-sport games.

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