Brick Wall and Starry Heavens

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Identification
Alternative names: 
Bricks and Stars
Intent or purpose: 
To do quick evaluation of the days work in the midst of a longer program.
Used as component of: 
The closing evaluation of a program.
Types of Participants: 
any
Recommended size of group: 
26-50
Optimal amount of time needed: 
2 - 45 Min.
Howto
Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
list of items to keep in the program and items to change.
Level of participation: 
high
Ideal Conditions: 
end of the day.
Type of Facilitator-Client Relationship: 
Any
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
Facilitation skills required
Facilitator Personality Fit: 
Any
Resources Needed: 
Photo copies of bricks and stars found in the file attached to this method. Make enough copies so that every team has 6-10 of each.<br><br> The prepared chart should have space for stars at the top and bricks at the bottom. We use a blue sky and brown bottom half.
Pre-Work Required: 
none
Procedures: 

<b>Opening</b><br>
We want to spend some time doing a simple quick evalutation.
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<b>Steps</b><br>
<i>1. Have the group work in small teams (3-6 people). <br>
2. Photocopy a number of the stars and bricks attached here to use for input.<br>
3. Ask the group first as individuals to take 5 minutes to write 3 ? 5 items that they appreciated during today?s session and 3 ? 5 items that they found should be improved. If people start working together, ask them to focus individually for the 5 minutes.<br>
4. Then ask each small team to share their thoughts with each other and take 10 minutes to create 5 ? 7 stars and 5 ? 7 bricks, and to post them on a prep-prepared chart.<br>

5. Have the whole group come stand at the chart and read it. Ask:</i><br>
a. What do you notice on the chart?<br>
b. Where would you say there is agreement about points that need to be corrected for today?<br>
c. Where is there some agreement about things that went well today?<br>
d. Are there things that should be added?<br><br>
<b>Closing</b><br>
1. Thank the group for their participation.<br>
2. Make any announcements that are needed.

How flexible is the process?: 
very
Follow-Up Required: 
The program should be modified.
File attachments: 
Background
Developer: 
unknown
Derived from: 
unknown
History of Development: 

unknown

References: 
none
License Model: 
Free (or unattributable)
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Creators: 
Trainers: 
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Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
Consultants: 
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Imaginal Training Groningen Netherlands
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