Achieve breakthrough classroom engagement When you arrive please write your answers on the charts in the room. Katrina Kennedy
20 Questions, Minus A Few • What is your name? • What job do your perform? • As a learner, what do you need from training? • How often do you facilitate training? • Are you an Explorer, Vacationer, or Prisoner? • My favorite thing about work is… • My least favorite thing about work is… • My most important objective for this class is… • My biggest challenge at work is… • Write a question for the class to answer
Are You Ready To Learn? Autonomy Readiness Experience Action • A • R • E • A
How Do Adults Learn? • The average adult can “listen with understanding” for approximately _________ minutes. • The average adult can “listen retention” for approximately _________ minutes. 90 20
5 9 • Research suggests that ______ to _______ chunks of information can be accommodated at a time by our short term memory. (Harold D. Stolovitch, Telling Ain'tTraining)
During a lesson, the pace should be changed every _________ minutes. • During a lesson, students should be involved with the lesson content every _________ minutes. 8 8
If a student is exposed to an idea one time, at the end of 30 days that student will retain less than _________ percent. • Inserting a _________ into the learning sequence increases the likelihood of retention. 10 quiz
“Frame” Games Activities with a structure that can be used for different topics. They act as game shells.
Envelope Exercise • Write a small symbol for their team on the back of each 3x5 card. • Your team has 3 minutes to write your answer on the index card, placing it in the envelope when time is called. • At the end of 3 minutes, your envelope will rotate to the next table…and repeat the above step!
Scoring The Envelopes! • Score the responses in the envelopes distributing 100 points between the cards. • Write the score on each index card. • Pick someone in your group to read the winning card. • Return each index card to their original table group. • Groups add up their total points. • PRIZES!
How do you waste time at work? As a team, brainstorm the TOP 5 ways YOU (or people you know) waste time at work.
Top 5 Ways We Waste Time @Work • Talking with coworkers • Web surfing • Texting • Social media • Personal calls From Salary.com
What are the best ways to transfer learning from the training room to the workplace?
Transfer Learning To The Workplace • Write your short and specific answer on a 3x5 card. • Walk around the room exchanging cards with others without looking at the responses. • Find a partner. • Compare responses on the cards. • Distribute 7 points between the two cards to reflect the value of the responses. • Repeat steps 3-5. Thirty-fiveThiagi.com
“Learner centered.Performance based.” Harold Stolovitch