Creating Positive Learning Experiences: The Team Approach

The team approach when creating learning experiences can make all the difference in whether a virtual session is successful or not! It feels amazing when […]

Virtual Facilitation Observations and Tips

In the world of virtual classrooms, there are many reasons why a session may be ineffective and tiring for both participants and facilitators. Whether the […]

Facilitators Can Nurture Emotional Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

Nothing changed our workplace more, and more quickly, than the Covid-19 pandemic, and we all need coping skills to keep up. Facilitators need to be […]

Shock Your Learners!

Keeping learners engaged - it’s the boundless task as a facilitator.  There are a whole heap of ideas and tactics that work but here’s one […]

Surviving Long Online Days

Lynette Van Steinburg has been contributing to the InSync Training team as a virtual producer since 2018. In this blog post, she shares some tips […]

Throw it in Zoom and See if it Sticks! (Part 2)

In my previous post, I discussed the importance of strong design for virtual delivery, and how to achieve it. This post addresses the challenges you’ll […]

Let's Blame the Online Platforms

Wait a minute... With the unexpected arrival (at least at a much greater level) of teleworking and online teaching due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many […]

Zoom Haiku

A few years back, InSync producer Jakob Hofmann wrote some fun producer haiku.

Normal. Ish.

I don’t remember what prompted this tweet in January, 2012, but I feel it even more strongly now than I did then. Since the onset […]

Facilitation Tips Series, Part 4: Disaster Recovery (aka Keep Breathing)

Years ago when I was teaching virtual facilitation skills, there was a section called “disaster recovery”. I poked fun at this, saying it seemed a […]

Facilitation Tips Series, Part 3: Why are You Using Icebreakers?

While researching evidence-based practices for the virtual classroom, I was looking for specific examples of activities that supported proven approaches like retrieval practice and feedback. […]

Facilitation Tips Series, Part 2: Feedback

A critical element to learning is retrieval practice; the opportunity to revisit and apply new material. Such practice, coupled with meaningful feedback, can help ensure […]

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