1st Edition

Visual Metaphors Photocard Toolkit

ISBN 9780863887802
Published January 13, 2011 by Routledge
56 Pages

USD $55.95

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Book Description

This title stimulates creative thinking and promotes effective communication. A superb collection of 56 stunning images used in conjunction with a range of tasks specifically designed to stimulate thought and build ideas for participants and groups. Each task contains clear instructions and examples of the task for the facilitator/teacher/peer to model effective communication and leadership skills, and challenge participants to 'look outside the box'. The tasks have been designed to build social relationships to help individuals understand not only their behaviour, but also that of others around them, in a variety of situations. Visually stimulating participant sheets are included on the CD Rom. These task sheets contain scaffolds (key words, phrases, tables, etc) to assist each participant to achieve the outcome for each task. This flexible and unique visual literacy programme is designed to: explore behaviour and relationships; strengthen values; promote effective communication and leadership skills; stimulate creative thinking; build ideas; promote visual and critical literacy skills; develop critical analysis skills through 'hands on' activities; develop group skills and encourage solution focused thinking; develop self-awareness. It offers a flexible, multi-dimensional resource - including a facilitator's guide with comprehensive lesson plans, 56 photocards, a reflective audio soundtrack, and CD containing task sheets. It can be used across primary and secondary curriculums as well as with adults. It is an ideal resource pack for PSHE teachers, group leaders and counsellors. It is suitable for all ages. Contents include: 56 Photocards, Facilitators Guide/Lesson Plans, and CD - Music/Task Sheets, Boxed.