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Emergent findings in social psychology point to the limitations of cognition and rationality; decision-making, it turns out, is highly over-rated. What this means for us: a focus on non-normal,...
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Article from the 2006 Wilderness Risk Management Conference Proceeding from the Wilderness Risk Management Conference Web site - www.nols.edu/wrmc Reprinted with permission. Register for the upcoming...
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Various games played from countries such as China, Afghanistan, Ghana, Pakistan, Israel and many other parts of the world are used to teach Diversity Skills to students of many different ages. 
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3 Reasons Your Leadership Sucks! and how to improve it.   Program Abstract;
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Have you ever led a group, things seem to be progressing well and then suddenly, they are stuck and floundering?  Have you ever had a group that was “so close, yet so far”?  Do you wonder why?  What...
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What is Eco Art? A summary with suggested links to explore. 
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 PowerPoint presentation from this workshop which contains several resources for those interested in this topic. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.  Paul Shirilla [email protected] 
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 Chris Ortiz Trainer, High 5 Adventure Learning Center [email protected]  #110 handout for the Sticks and Stones workshop Discover the possibilities in a bag of sticks and stones.  What could...
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Chris Ortiz Trainer, High 5 Adventure Learning Center  [email protected] #101 80 minutes, 3 props, 30 activities    The title says it all.  We have 80 minutes to try a few games using only 3...
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 Presenter: Nick Haberek - [email protected] This handout contains a few helpful hints for bow-drill beginners.  It contains a list of suggested woods to try making your set ("fireboards and...
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