TOOL 1.9 – TELL BY MEANS OF OBJECTS

AIMS OF THE ACTIVITY
The goal for this activity is to share languages, working styles and skills. Starting with the question: what is your main working tool? 

Alternatively: tell us about how do you work with an object?

DESCRIPTION / METHODOLOGY
Make available to participants a large number of objects as possible various, strange and evocative (30.40 pieces) and then ask everyone what is the ‘object that can metaphorically represent its main working tool or the specific way of working. Once they have chosen, (two people can also choose the same) we start a tour so that everyone can explain the choice and what the object metaphorically represent. In the meanwhile, the handler picks up the meanings attributed metaphorically in order to be able to do a list trying to find common aspects and aspects related to different meanings, skills and objectives assigned by the participants to their work with young people.
SUGGESTED TIMING
From 30 to 60 minutes depending on the number of participants
MATERIAL AND RESOURCES NEEDED
 
COMPETENCES DEVELOPED
Bring out skills used in the working group

Bring out work style and meaning fields attributed to work