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1- 2 parallel lines are drawn on the ground with the help of rope or tape.
The distance between the two lines can be changed according to the size of the group (5 steps for a group of 20 people).
2- The group gathers in the middle of the two lines.
3- The facilitator plays the role of a bus driver. He/she faces the group.
4- The facilitator says aloud the word pairs that people may have in common and points to the right or left side of the bus for each word (apple right, android left, etc.). word pairs can be determined by thinking about what people may prefer. you can see some examples below.
5- those who prefer the word for the right or left side get off the bus from the side they prefer (they move to the other (outside) side of the line. then continue with a new word. After the group has formed an idea about the preferences of the participants, a short evaluation part is started.
6- Sample questions for evaluation
a- What surprised you in the elections?
b- How did it feel to have part of the group on your side?
c- Why is it important to learn about others and have things in common?

Example Word pairings:
1- Night/day
2- Cat-Dog
3- Listening/Speaking
4- TV/Book
5- Sun/Rain
6- Meat/Vegetables
7- Cold/Hot
8- Soup Kitchen/Afterparty
9- Optimist/Pessimist
etc.

Method Details

Learning Space
In Person Training
Duration
10 minutes
Group Size & Age
All age groups and group size
Materials
2 ropes or enough paper tape
A4 Paper
Pencil
Created by
Guide Inc.

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