Thursday, October 22, 2009

Processing and Reviewing the Experience - Expert advice by Jennifer Stanchfield

Jennifer Stanchfield has been sharing great advice on reviewing and processing for Team Building and experiential Learning, below is a short clip of her wisdom;

A great way to engage participants in reflective conversation and meet the various learning styles of participants is to invite participants to leave their seats and blend dialogue with movement. Recent brain research makes a strong case for using active experiential methods in therapy education and training. Eric Jensen (1998), author of Teaching with the Brain in Mind, shares research that validates the use of movement and community building activities as integral tools for brain development, and for helping cement lessons. Physical involvement in learning life lessons creates “body memory.” If learners reflect on a lesson about leadership, communication, or physics in an active way, evidence shows that they might retain this type of learning longer and integrate it better into their life and future more

-Michael Cardus is the founder of Create-Learning-Team Building, an experiential based training and development consulting organization, as well as a blogger for TeamBuilding NY. Mike specializes in team development and leadership development consulting and training, creating team-building programs that retain talented staff members, increase production and effectiveness of your team. He lives in Buffalo, NY, and travels to you to serve your team-building and leadership training needs, wherever and whenever fits your schedule.