๐Ÿ‘ Getting tips for running workshops by learning out loud

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This is one of the reasons that I love to read Helen Blunden’s tweets and blogs and watch her video’s. She’s a very well respected learning designer with followers from all over the world, and yet she tweets about panicing before every workshop she gives. 

Others from the field reply with all kinds of tips to overcome that feeling of panic.  There are more than 40 replies just to this one tweet and in most of them followers share their tips and insights about presenting workshops. 

With this tweet, Helen shows once again how valuable it is to ‘work and learn out loud’ and to show one’s vulnerability in that process. Other recognized that too:

Just a few examples of the other responses, though there are so many more worth mentioning:

 

 

 

 

Becoming a social learner

Some thoughts about a new approach for my blog: writing from a learner perspective instead of a teacher’s, and writing in English.

I’m a lifelong learner. I love to learn. I’m always looking for new information, new insights, tools and techniques and I often reflect on what I do, because I want to keep improving.

Lately I’ve been reading a lot about social learning, and learning and working out loud. I’m convinced that it is the right way to go, connecting with experts online, asking questions, telling what I’m doing and collaborating with others to solve problems and find new answers. Continue readingBecoming a social learner