The Value of Debates in Learning

There are varying degrees of truth that we discover in our lives.  Usually the more we learn, the less we know.  As we learn more about the many sides of an issue our convictions gets less intense.  As you dig into the numbers and the facts, you might learn that something that you thought was foolish may actually impact someone close to you or even yourself.  So the value of shedding light on the various sides of an issue for the sake of learning and growing is tremendous.

Two quick things that I want to get out of the way.  The first item is that political debates are not what I’m talking about. Continue reading

TBF014 – Collaborative Learning! Fun for everyone!

In this episode we take a look at five different collaborative learning techniques and how you can use them in your learning events.  We also have a peak at a few social media platforms and how your learners, and yourself can use them to enhance their learning experience.

The Jigsaw learning technique is a great way to increase the engagement of your learners, whether they’re kids or adults.   Continue reading