Participants use a stone placed in a bowl to indicate they have some issue to discuss, allowing discussions to be brought about anonymously or publicly.
1. Prepare a bowl with more stones than the number of participants to use as a public bowl.
2. Each participant marks his or her name on a stone.
3. Be sure there are a few unidentified stones.
4. Set all stones next to the bowl.
5. If someone has an issue they need to discuss, they put their stone in the bowl.
6. Teachers, parents, and youth then know that there is an issue to discuss, and individual follow-up can take place.
7. Or, the issue can be discussed at the next group meeting either anonymously or publicly.
1. Mark the stone you have been given with your name and place it next to the public bowl.
2. If you have an issue you need to discuss, put your stone in the bowl.
3. All participants and leaders will know that there is an issue to discuss, and individual follow-up can take place.
4. Or, the issue can be discussed at the next group meeting either anonymously or publicly.