In this session of the Brain-Friendly Training series, you will get firsthand experience of training techniques that follow its core principles. Designed with trainers and other educators in mind, its goal is to improve your training/teaching delivery so that learners are able to process information more effectively.
Being ‘brain friendly’ or aware of how people absorb what is being taught to them means you can deliver lessons that goes beyond remembering. By tapping how the mind works, you can help students develop skills from the knowledge you pass on to them.
Learning opportunities abound with each training/teaching session, and it is a matter of strategy on how you can embed knowledge and skills into your learners’ minds. At the end of the day, being prepared to impart information to others is one factor whether your sessions will be successful.
- How to create an inspiring learning environment that encourages students to develop ideas instead of consuming information only
People are not walking sponges of information whose only job is to sit through a wave of information coming their way; They also think and make ideas of the information you present to them. Involving them in the learning process gives it a personal touch, since they are able to participate and contribute.
- How to get learners ‘on board’ straight away and ‘keep it real’ by communicating the benefit, relevance, and gains of their learning
It is also important to communicate as to why your learners are there, along with what can they expect to gain by attending your session. Keeping them engaged can be as simple as telling them the benefits they’ll reap once the training is over, and how it will carry over in the long term.
- Practical multi-sensory training strategies to keep your students engaged, relaxed, and ‘ready to learn’ from the start of each session
Being aware that learners experience the world through different senses just like you can enhance teaching by going further than the usual sight and sound. Explore the different ways you can convey your lessons through the different sensory techniques that your sessions can use.
- Why learning principles are critical in designing a training program
Learning isn’t as simple as throwing around information with the hopes that the person on the other end would learn just as well. Taking into mind that certain aspects of the learning process can make a significant difference to building a training program suited to your learners.
Laurie Kelly has been opening up the “mysteries of the mind” to trainers and educators from all walks of life around the world – for over 30 years.
He is also of the most highly-regarded trainers in the country – training RTO professionals, enterprise trainers and school students from all industries.