Paper Airplanes

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The first activity in this leadership forum asks pairs of participants to design and build a paper airplane and then fly this plane from one partner to the other. The debrief of the activity asks these future leaders to consider how they arrived at their design, how they interpreted the intentionally vague directions, and what leadership skills were required by the activity.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have participants rate the importance of the various leadership skills required by the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • The first in a series of 12 activities designed for a student leadership forum
Pros

  • The four-page packet includes a description of the activity, a materials list, debriefing questions, and a template for a note taking worksheet
Cons

  • None