“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” J.R.R. Tolkien
Imagine that you are asked to convert die-hard lecturers into facilitative trainers. Imagine that you only have three hours to do this. What content and activities would you use to introduce and model the facilitation of interactive learner-centered training?
That was a challenge I recently had to meet. I’ll tell you what I did, then you can tell me if you would have handled it differently.
The room was set for accelerated learning, with colorful kites on the walls, glitter wands and koosh balls on the table, and bowls of candy.
I began by asking common ground questions, which had them … Read the rest