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Keepin’ it Real: Q & A

Have you ever felt like you had a question that went unanswered or a goal you didn’t achieve? I have but I learned to take advantage of opportunities when presented to me. Closed mouths do not get fed. So, before you miss out on answers and goals like I have, let’s talk authentically!

Clarence McFerren II

30 Minute Program



We all are curious at times and wonder about the lived experiences of others. Is that you?

Keepin’ it Real: Q & A is all about establishing true and authentic relationships with participants. The session can be modified for all ages at various developmental stages to provide an inclusive experience. Additionally, an electronic graphic organizer is provided to help inspire inquiry based learning and goal setting.

The objective is to encourage participants to ask questions that they are curious about by looking at the world around us, actively listening and participating in dialogue, and learning from our actions as well as others. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their goals and develop action steps to achieve those goals. At the end of the session, we will review topics discussed and reflect on our conversation.

Materials Needed:
  • Provided electronic graphic organizer
  • Open mind

Recommended Ages:
  • All

  • Warm-Up (5 minutes)
  • Activity (20 minutes)
  • Wrap-Up (5 minutes)

About the Author

Clarence McFerren II is a professional licensed performing arts educator with diverse experiences as a speaker, an athletic coach, and non-profit administrator. He’s the author of Respectful Lil’ Mac (2017), Resilient Lil’ Mac (2020), and Responsible Lil’ Mac (2020).

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