Engagement Tools

Explore a series of simple and effective tools – from worksheets to lessons plans – designed to support the first steps of sharing and exploring MDI concepts and data with various audiences.

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Helpful ways to explore MDI data with children

One of the core beliefs underlying the Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) is that children’s voices matter. Asking children for their input can be powerful because it provides rich data on child well-being that would not otherwise be accessible if we did not ask them.

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Created: April 1, 2018

Last Updated: August 4, 2020

These MDI 101 PowerPoint slides cover the basics of the MDI and provide the information that audiences new to the MDI need to know with respect to the dimensions of the MDI and the rationale for assessing well-being and assets in middle childhood. Labeled slides are included for you to add your own MDI data.

Presentation Tools

Created: August 15, 2019

Duration: 01:48:00

To help you with your slide creation, our staff at HELP have created a step-by-step video that shows how to screen capture data from your MDI reports and add the captures to your presentation slides.

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Created: April 1, 2018

Last Updated: August 4, 2020

These MDI 101 PowerPoint slides cover the basics of the MDI and provide the information that audiences new to the MDI need to know with respect to the dimensions of the MDI and the rationale for assessing well-being and assets in middle childhood. Labeled slides are included for you to add your own MDI data.

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Exploring Data

Created: April 1, 2018

This is the facilitation guide for Workshop One, Exploring Data, which is designed to help you begin the conversation about the strengths, challenges, and opportunities revealed by your local MDI data. 

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Exploring Data

Created: April 1, 2018

These are the companion slides for Workshop One, Exploring Data, which is designed to help you begin the conversation about the strengths, challenges, and opportunities revealed by your local MDI data.

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Developing Ideas

Created: April 1, 2018

This is the facilitation guide for Workshop Two, Developing Ideas, which is designed to help you form action teams to focus your efforts and choose your first steps to positively shift environments, relationships, and skill-building opportunities for children.

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Developing Ideas

Created: April 1, 2018

These are the companion slides for Workshop Two, Developing Ideas, which is designed to help you form action teams to focus your efforts and choose your first steps to positively shift environments, relationships, and skill-building opportunities for children.

Worksheets