This Is Me – Flip Chart Energizer Training Activity

This Is Me – Flip Chart Energizer Training Activity One of the valuable side benefits of any training program is that attendees get to know one another better and potentially build or strengthen relationships with one another through networking. By getting participants actively engaged in training, you can tap into brain-based learning research and adult … Read more

Strategies for Maintaining Credibility and Learner Trust in the Classroom

Strategies for Maintaining Credibility and Learner Trust in the Classroom Maintaining trust and credibility in front of any group of learners or students is crucial to your success as a trainer, presenter, educator or facilitator. As with any other environment, if you fail to build and maintain trust, you run the risk of relationship breakdown and … Read more

Flip Chart 101 – Create a Trainers Toolbox

Flip Chart 101 – Create a Trainers Toolbox Relying on others to provide the right supplies or equipment for a training session can potentially end in an embarrassing and frustrating experience for you and your participants. It can also create challenges in your program delivery if they fail to follow through and bring the promised materials. Part … Read more

Flip Chart 101 – Basic Strategies for Effectively Using Flip Charts – Positioning Your Easel

Flip Chart 101 – Basic Strategies for Effectively Using Flip Charts – Positioning Your Easel There are many creative ways for trainers, facilitators, presenters, educators, and meeting leaders to enhance what they put onto flip chart paper. However, before getting too fancy you should master some flipchart basics when creating and effectively using a flip … Read more

Taking a Brain-Based Learning Approach to Training Design and Development

Taking a Brain-Based Learning Approach to Training Design and Development Using creativity in training to establish a brain-based learning environment is essential for helping learners better gain, retain, recall, and use what they experience. As trainers and educators, you should open your eyes and take an objective look around from time-to-time in order to discover … Read more

Creatively Selecting Small Group Leaders in Training

Creatively Selecting Small Group Leaders in Training Learner engagement is a basic tenet of adult learning that is supported by brain-based learning research. By encouraging participant involvement in a training or educational setting, you increase the potential that learning will occur and that they might actually use what they experience later. You can encourage maximum … Read more

6 Essential Flip Chart Presentation Tips

6 Essential Flip Chart Presentation Tips Flip charts, sometimes referred to as newsprint because of the type of paper used, have been around training rooms for decades. They are a handy, versatile tool available to trainers, facilitators, and anyone else who needs a visual writing surface for ideas or information. They are great for quickly capturing … Read more

Using Flip Charts Effectively

Using Flip Charts Effectively Flip charts have been around as a training aid for decades and continue to be a valuable resource for trainers, presenters, educators, facilitators, consultants, and anyone who leads a group meeting.  The key to maximizing the benefit of flip charts is to practice with them before a session or meeting and … Read more

Tapping the Brain for Learning Video Added to YouTube

Tapping the Brain for Learning Video Added to YouTube A three-part video that shares a presentation titled Tapping the Brain for Learning by internationally-known author and learning and performance consultant, Robert (Bob) W. Lucas, has been added to YouTube. Tapping the Brain for Learning Video Added to YouTube by The Creative Trainer – Robert W. Lucas, … Read more

Applying Brain-Based Learning Research to the Learning Environment

Applying Brain-Based Learning Research to the Learning Environment Training and education professionals are always looking for new ways to creatively share concepts and information with their learners. Unfortunately, there is no one strategy that will turn classroom learning events into the utopia that trainers and adult educators strive for — 100 percent success related to … Read more