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Creating a Soundtrack to Learning

If you want to be in tune and in sync with your learners, consider creating a soundtrack for learning! For many people, music plays a significant role in their personal lives. It helps them to focus, to bring joy, to reinforce positive memories and increase energy levels. However, we seem to switch it off when we go to work or apply it in less meaningful ways.

3 Review Techniques for learners

Most people don’t remember much of what is taught if they only hear it once. But there are literally hundreds of ways you can review content and not all are created equal. Some can be dry and boring while others can be more thoughtful and creative.
In order to move information from the short-term memory into the long-term, try one of these interactive review techniques at your next session.

FEEDBACK is for everyone.

Giving feedback is a powerful way of improving the performance of peers and students. Many find it difficult to construct and deliver feedback that impacts others appropriately and profoundly. The truth is this, consistent practice and skilful delivery of feedback will change the course of our peers and students’ careers.  

Setting up a Group Activity

If your background is more of a lecture-based approach, it wouldn’t be surprising if the idea of group activities scares you. But don’t be afraid! Studies – and our own experience here at MRWED – prove that group activities result in much higher learning. They really do embody the idea that “adults learn by doing”.

Five reasons why interaction is important in training

Traditional education was premised upon the “master and apprentice” model, where the expert was the holder of wisdom and the instruction only went in one direction. Today, we understand the importance of two-way communications between the teacher and the learners, but also recognise the value of the interactions that learners have with each other.