Week 1 – August 4th, 2020 Theme: Give Effective Virtual Presentations

Delivering high-quality training online is different than delivering it in person. Is your staff team ready for their new normal? Here are some basic reminders for preparing the best online learning sessions: https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/10-tips-giving-effective-virtual-presentations

Week 2 – August 11th, 2020 Theme: Creative Online Presentation Ideas

Speakers have to work harder to engage their audience when they’re not together in person. This list of tips for making creative online presentations will help you guide your staff to speak in the most engaging ways: https://elearningindustry.com/10-creative-online-presentation-ideas-elearning-professionals

Week 3 – August 18th, 2020 Theme: Activities for Active Lecture-Based Training

When detailed rules and regulations are taught, it’s easy for staff members to fall into a “lecture only” trap. The reality is, even online lectures can be made interactive. This list of 25 activities to reinforce lecture learning includes many ideas and links to tools you can use to help your staff embed activities in even your center’s driest, lecture-based learning: https://www.businesstrainingworks.com/training-resource/25-activities-for-making-lecture-based-training-active/

Week 4 – August 26th, 2020 Theme: Use Learners’ Creativity in eLearning

One of the best ways to help your trainers be more engaging online is by teaching them how to use the audience as one of their learning tools. More here: https://elearningindustry.com/7-tips-to-use-learners-creativity-in-elearning