Facilitating Adult Learning
Supplies needed :
LCD and Laptop if the PowerPoint slides are used
Flipcharts and markers
Post-its for the tables
Toys (optional), including a koosh ball
Learning Journals (can be found inexpensively sometimes at a $1.00 store.
Slide of the two heads demonstrating data dumping vs. igniting the brain.
Quotes around the room.
“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited.” Plutarch
“Experience in itself is neither productive nor unproductive; it is how you
reflect on it that makes it significant or not significant.” G. Bolton
“I never teach my pupils: I only attempt to provide the conditions in which
they can learn” Einstein
“ The biggest enemy to learning is the talking teacher.” J. Holt
“ Retention is best when the learner is involved.” E. Scannell
Six Principles of Adult Learning
Wheel of Learning
Who Are My Learners….?
There are No Difficult People…
Faces of different emotions
Secrets of a Successful Facilitator
Crafting Questions and Facilitating Discussion Example
Crafting Questions: A Tool…
Facilitation Skills Checklist