In the Christian Base Communities of the Liberation Theology movement, participants carried out a popular education process that included taking action in the society as part of the learning process. In order to become aware of the process itself, this game asks participants to create and carry out a very small task that must happen outside the classroom, then come back and share their results.

Activity 1.1 Nightmare Scenario

By Matt Noyes. Adapted from Educating for a Change.

Talking about what we don't want can be the quickest, most concrete path to defining our goals. This activity challenges people to clarify and express their goals in a creative way.

Brainstorming what it would look like if, instead of your goals, your worst nightmares were realized.

Materials/Prep: flip chart or blackboard, markers, chalk

Number of People: Flexible, probably not more than 30 or so.