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A New Year’s Resolution: Always Be Learning

The number one strength that I bring with me into work is the strong desire to learn.  In Strengths Finder 2.0, Tom Rath highlights this trait as follows: You love to learn. …you will always be drawn to the process of learning. You are energized by the steady and deliberate journey from ignorance to...

Big Ideas: Interpolated Learning (Knowledge Checks)

Remembering to develop ourselves is just as critical as developing others.  With that in mind, from time-to-time when I encounter something new or something that makes me stop and think, I like to think out loud with you.  Today, let’s think about interpolated learning.  In our context as learning and development professionals, interpolation is...

A Few Things You Should Know Before You Start Your LMS Implementation Project

Have you heard about the TutorPro Learning Management System Toolkit?  Implementing an LMS is a costly project and Team TutorPro understands that.  We realized that there is a lack of effective guidance for organizations going through this process.  To help organizations get more from their LMS investment, the TutorPro LMS Toolkit project was launched...

How TeamTP Uses OneNote to Stay Informed

Seeing the Back-to-School commercials in the U.S. takes me back to my love of notetaking and the stacks of notebooks with valuable research and doodles that would pile up on my filing cabinet.  In my role as Head of Research and Insight at TutorPro, notetaking is a large part of my day. Today I...

Big Ideas: Adding Micro Lessons to your Learning Program

Today’s employee is overwhelmed, distracted and connected to work 24/7. Information is coming at our knowledge workers in unprecedented rates. These distractions to our modern workers’ attention are competing with our training efforts. When they need to learn something and if they can’t find it from you and it isn’t in a format that...

Big Ideas: Flipped Assessment

Historically assessment has not been seen as a positive event. But it doesn’t have to be a negative. Consider new assessment strategies that place the learner in control. Flipped assessment is a term to go along with the flipped classroom but its roots are from a real assessment strategy – “formative assessment.” Formative assessment is...