Arrange the group in a circle with an empty space in the middle, such that everyone can easily enter and exit the center. In the center, have one, two, or more participants process a question, respond to prompts, or discuss an idea, while the rest of the group silently observes. Repeat with new participants “in the fishbowl,” a new prompt, or both.

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Virtual Facilitation

In our Virtual Facilitation Guide, we have activities that provide you with step-by-step instructions and everything you need to facilitate Fishbowl in a virtual meeting using Zoom or a platform with similar features.

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