Teachers bring a picnic/snacks for informal break chat in communal area of the school where students congregate.

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Could creating an informal #snackchat day where staff bring in snacks that are free for kids to grab during a break or lunch bring staff and students together to build empathy through food and chat? Or could this be extended to have it on the gate for parents too?


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Hi Ben! wanted to check in on the #snackchat idea--have you had a chance to prototype it? Would love to hear how you structure it, are students and teachers able to stay and chat? what kind of questions or activities lead to building empathy in this kind of situation?

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Hi Megan, very sorry for the delay in replying. Hoping to get the first run going soon. I have got stuck trying to gather an understanding of what would engage best. Probably time to start a prototype and learn from that isn't it!

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Sounds great Ben--Would love to hear how you decide to structure this and how the prototyping goes, I'm sure that will give you some great insights. Let us know if there is any way we can support your idea and building empathy with snackchat!

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