The Ten-Minute Trainer: 150 Ways to Teach it Quick and Make it Stick! [NOOK Book]

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Discover more than one hundred of Sharon Bowman's training-room-proven exercises and activities -- many derived from the high-impact strategies of NLP and Accelerated Learning -- and reduce delivery time, increase retention and improve knowledge and skill transfer. These back-pocket activities are easy, quick, topic-related, and fun, and you can draw on with a minimum of preparation.

The Ten-Minute Trainer features a variety of exercises, ranging from one to ten minutes in ...

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The Ten-Minute Trainer: 150 Ways to Teach it Quick and Make it Stick!

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Overview

Discover more than one hundred of Sharon Bowman's training-room-proven exercises and activities -- many derived from the high-impact strategies of NLP and Accelerated Learning -- and reduce delivery time, increase retention and improve knowledge and skill transfer. These back-pocket activities are easy, quick, topic-related, and fun, and you can draw on with a minimum of preparation.

The Ten-Minute Trainer features a variety of exercises, ranging from one to ten minutes in length, and provides content-specific exercises as well as activities for transitioning between topics and gauging understanding. You'll find a useful answer section that explains the brain research behind the book and a special section on learning styles that ties in with the philosophy of "learn it fast and make it last."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118046661
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/13/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 440,802
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Sharon L. Bowman is the owner of Bowperson Publishing and Training, Inc.; the director of the Lake Tahoe Trainers Group; a member of the National Speakers Association; and a staff development consultant and instructor for school districts and colleges across the country. Over 60,000 copies of her previous six books are in print. Sharon is a sought-after speaker at national conferences such as ASTD and the VNU Annual Training Conference and Expo.
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Table of Contents

Foreword.

OPENING AND CONNECTIONS.

What’s in It for You? Introducing You to The Ten-Minute Trainer.

PART ONE.

When They Do It, They Get It! 150 Activities to Make the Learning Stick.

Got a Minute? Sixty-Second Activities to Help Learners Repeat, Review, and Remember.

Connections.

Time Sponges.

Pair Shares.

Shout Outs.

Think and Write.

Signals.

Doodles.

Pop-Ups.

Mark-Ups.

Tickets Out.

Action Plans.

Celebrations.

Take Five! Five- and Ten-Minute Games That Help Learners RAP It Up: Reinforce, Apply, and Practice.

Postcard Partners.

The Gallery Walk.

Take a Stand.

Grab That Spoon!

Place Your Order.

Metaphor Magic!

Let’s Trade.

Each One Teach One.

The Walkabout.

Blackout Bingo!

PART TWO.

Heads Up! Brain-Based Learning and Training.

Attention Maker, Attention Breaker: The Reticular Activating System and Learning.

Three Brains in One: The Triune Brain and Learning.

Let the Compass Be Your Guide: The Learning Compass and Learning the Natural Way.

Mapping Your Message: Making It Stick with the Training Map.

Power-Hour Training Templates: Time-Saving Design and Delivery Tools.

Power-Hour Training Template #1.

Power-Hour Training Template #2.

Power-Hour Training Template #3.

Power-Hour Training Template #4.

Power-Hour Training Template #5.

Power-Hour Training Sample: Using Template #1.

PART THREE.

More Timely Training Tools.

Get a CLUE! Four Elements to Increase Motivation and Memory in Learning.

You Said It But Did They Get It? How to Check for Understanding.

What’s a Picture Worth? The Importance of Imagery in Learning.

Station Rotation: Learning a Lot in a Little Time.

CLOSING AND CELEBRATION.

So Now You Know! Celebrating Your Journey with The Ten-Minute Trainer.

Remarkable Resources.

Many Thanks!

About the Author.

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