Teamwork: The We in Me

As business icon Peter S. Drucker once explained, "The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say 'I.' They think 'we'; they think 'team’...” Role-plays and hands-on activities help students practice the basics of teamwork. They discover why communication, both verbal and nonverbal, is critical to success or failure. They consider how sacrificing self for a team or group can contribute to team success.

Faculty: Jason Green - Athletics

Dates Offered

March 8, 2019
March 22, 2019

Explore More

Interested in exploring this topic more deeply?

  • Go to: Compass Charter Schools in California offers this list of ways to build Family Teamwork.

  • Great books: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins speaks to all aspects of teamwork: sacrifice, communication, preparation, and leadership.

  • Movie night: Few movies portray the essence of teamwork better than the epic hockey movie Miracle.

Why Teach Teamwork?

Lessons learned about teamwork help students in every aspect of their lives. Today’s soccer player might be tomorrow’s medical research team member. In this seminar students use critical thinking, problem solving, and communication in their quest to more deeply understand the habits that lead to a teams’ success.