Chapter Eight

Communication & Consultation

How do you seek and understand different perspectives and show empathy?

Part One

👩🏻‍🏫 Lesson Media – Communication & Consultation

Hot Takes

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Mark Miller

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Reflection Activity

  • Option One: Write a self reflection on the lesson media. Did you enjoy it? Agree with it? Not agree? How did it make you feel and think?
  • Option Two: Design a poster for this lesson media to demonstrate what it is about.

Further Exploration

Part Two

Your teacher will direct you to the activities to complete below.

Writing a Good Report

Learn how others have successfully communicated their ideas.

Good vs Bad Consultation

How do you actually listen and get feedback instead of coming in with a pre-determined plan?

Speed Pitch

How can you convince your classmates that you have the best idea to create a better balance for people and nature?

Interview an Expert

How do you share your idea to an expert and consult them on their thoughts, and gather more support for your idea? *Manditory

From the Sorted Library

From the Sorted Library

Part Three

Self reflection

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Brandon Nguyen

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Yoko Lu

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Lucy Cullen

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Sarah Ramirez

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Isabella O’Brien

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Brock Endean

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Myia Antone

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  • Are you an introvert or extrovert?
  • In what way to you most prefer to communicate? Why?
  • What worries me most about this project?
  • How can you solve your worry?
  • What worries you most about your future?
  • How can you take steps to solve your worry?
Unit completion


Chapter One

Introduction to Research

Chapter Five


Chapter Nine

Debate and Peer Review

Chapter Two

Framing & Core Elements

Chapter Six


Chapter Ten

Your Vision 2.0 & Mentorship

Chapter Three

Gaps in Knowledge

Chapter Seven

Opinion vs Fact & Identifying Bias

Chapter Eleven

This Unit and Your Future

Chapter Four

Brainstorming to Focus

Chapter Eight

Communication & Consultation

Chapter Twelve

The Pitch