Tip #29: Debrief exercises

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It is important to have individuals or group representatives report out their specific results or general conclusions when they have completed an exercise. Otherwise, they will not have any sense of closure.

Draw out the correct or more complete answers from the group, so that when you tell them the correct answer, it will simply validate what they have identified. Remember that we want to build their confidence in their own competence!

To ensure variety in report out methods, here are a few to draw from:

  1. Thumbs up if you agree, thumbs down if you don’t.
  2. Can someone tell us the answer to question x? [call for a volunteer.] Then ask the participants who agree with that answer to raise
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