Dilemma protocols


When you're facing a challenge for which there is no known answer, a problem that your best efforts have not been able to solve, or simply a baffling issue that needs some help resolving, turn to NSRF dilemma protocols. Use one or more of these processes to identify the aspects of the dilemma that you can change or influence, and find next steps to move forward.

We do not recommend the use of any dilemma protocol unless led by an NSRF-certified CFG coach, and used with a group that has completed the essential scaffolding activities. Use outside those circumstances may not only fail to improve the situation, but actually make it worse.



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Consultancy (now see Dilemma Consultancy)
Consultancy -- Adapted for Examining Student Work
Dilemma Analysis Protocol
Dilemma Consultancy Protocol
Dilemma Preparation Worksheet
Dilemma Preparation Worksheet
Issaquah Protocol
Networking Protocol
Peeling the Onion: Developing a Problem Protocol
Ping Pong Protocol: a Consultancy for Groups
Speed Consultancy Triads