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Dr Marilyn Barger wins 2011 Best Practice Award

 

 

Praise for Toothpick Factory

“It’s a simple concept for teaching a difficult topic.”

“Provided clarity for a focus on team interaction.”

“It will engage the students and make it fun.”

“Good team activity, both in the classroom and at work!”

 

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Price: $36.00 per kit
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Contents: Facilitator Guide, PowerPoint slides, Simulation materials to support 4 Production Teams and 1 Client Team

Contact us: If you would like to order The Toothpick Factory or host a Toothpick Factory Facilitator’s Workshop at your institution, contact Danielly Orozco , Curriculum Coordinator at:

orozco@fl-ate.org
or 813.259.6575.

 

Toothpick Factory debuted in China in early December 2008, at a workshop for Tech teachers. The workshop was held in Dalian, China at a faculty workshop. Four teams of four plus a client team of three

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Toothpick Factory

 

 

Toothpick Factory
The Simulation Game for Soft Skills

The Toothpick Factory© is a hands-on activity, set in a manufacturing context, that stimulates discussion and awareness about a wide range of soft skills that are
essential in today’s work and personal relationships.

What are soft skills?
These are workplace standards of behavior needed by:

  • Effective communication
  • Leadership skills
  • Team-building skills
  • Listening skills
  • Flexibility
  • Active listening

 

 

Applications:


Professional Development

Continuing Education