Category Archives: Sharon’s Blog

“A Different Approach to Teaching” Contributed by Amir Peled

Amir Peled is a Certified Trainer for “Training from the BACK of the Room.” In this post, he relates his discouragement with traditional methods of instruction and his enthusiastic embrace of brain-based, learner-centered teaching. “For years I hated learning. It always reminded me how the education system gladly ejected me from high school at the age of 16, after being

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Pop-Quiz Homework for IACET Webinar Participants, Feb. 1st 2018

(NOTE: I posted this the day before the actual webinar on February 1st 2018 so that participants can access it immediately once the webinar ends). You attended my webinar “Brain-Based Presenting: Getting the Brain to Pay Attention” and now you’re ready to do some of the “Follow-Ups” – spaced practice activities that will help move what you learned into your long-term memory.

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5 Ways to Check for Understanding

You just finished a customer service training for a small group of your company’s employees. They listened attentively the whole time your were talking. Now you stop and ask, “Do you understand?” They nod their heads. You continue, “Do you have any questions?” They shake their heads. “Good,” you think. “They’ve got it.” Or do they?

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Follow-Ups to the Training 2017 Certificate Program, San Diego

To my blog readers: You already know that “Follow-Ups” are optional activities that help participants revisit what they’ve learned from a class or training. So here are the Follow-Ups for the P01 Certificate Program held in San Diego at the Training 2017 Conference & Expo last week. Even if you didn’t attend the conference, you will find the Follow-Ups interesting and informative.

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