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Facilitation Quick Tips: Talkin' Toe-2-Toe
May 18, 2015

Facilitation Quick Tips: Talkin' Toe-2-Toe

By Joan Singson | May 18, 2015
Program Manager, ETR

Picture yourself standing in front of a room going through the talking points of your training design. You pan the room and notice a few heads bobbing. The bodies they’re attached to twitch as they fight training fatigue. You see glazed-over stares of participants whose minds are somewhere between the training room and a warm bed.

It’s time for an energizer!

By Joan Singson
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Tags: Training design, Facilitation
Facilitation Quick Tips: Drop Us a Line!
April 16, 2015

Facilitation Quick Tips: Drop Us a Line!

By Annika Shore, MPH | April 16, 2015
Professional Development Consultant, ETR

This upbeat activity has some of the best elements for any training—movement, music and conversation. It engages brains, energizes participants and helps them personalize the learning.

By Annika Shore, MPH
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Tags: Training design, Professional development, Facilitation
Facilitation Quick Tips: Comic Power!
March 19, 2015

Facilitation Quick Tips: Comic Power!

By Kathy Plomer, MPH | March 19, 2015
DASH Professional Learning Collaborative, ETR

This is a great activity to kick off a session. It gets people talking, laughing and sharing experiences related to the training topic. It’s fast and fun.
 

By Kathy Plomer, MPH
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Tags: Professional development, Training design

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