Top 10 Tips for Maximizing Small Group Work in Training

By: Steve Flanagan

Photo by: StartupStockPhotos via Pixabay As an instructor, I’ve always placed a lot of value on learners working in small groups (e.g. 4-6 people). The benefits of small group work are many: the sharing of ideas, collaborative problem solving, and complimentary skill sets, to name just a few. Recently, I’ve experienced some learners who expressed […]

How to Manage Classroom Time Effectively

By: Langevin Team

Photo by: Jens Kreuter on Unsplash When learners attend training, they are often looking to get what they need from the session and get out. In today’s corporate culture, learners must juggle their training time with their obligations back on the job. Even if learners are excused from the daily operations of their current position, […]

Four Tips to Help Manage Your Classroom Time

By: Langevin Team

  “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”  Michael Altshuler Classroom time management can be one of the most challenging aspects of a professional trainer’s job, and finishing your instructor-led training courses on time can be a daunting task. By incorporating a few tried-and-true classroom time management tips into […]

3 Tips for Gold Medal Training Sessions!

By: Langevin Team

  Every four years we are graced with the gift of being able to witness the “best of the best” athletes in the summer Olympics. I am always amazed, riveted, and spellbound by their abilities, whether they win the gold medal or not. Their performances are the result of years of planning, preparation, and practice. […]

How to Use Table Changes in Training

By: Langevin Team

Table changes—it’s a trainer thing, right? You’ve likely experienced them frequently in workshops you’ve instructed or attended. Table changes are an important instructional technique to have in your toolbox. Let’s take a look at the fundamentals of table changes:

3 Instructional Techniques for Training a Small Group

By: Langevin Team

During my career as a trainer, I’ve worked with groups as large as 75 and as small as 2 participants. When working with large groups, one of my favorite instructional techniques is to put the learners in small groups for activities. However, when the class size is so small that you don’t even have a […]

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