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My Experience with Spaced Practice

As someone who is responsible for the talent development of others in your organization, can you remember the last time you were the learner?  For the last two weeks, I’ve been taking care of a close family member who has just had a complicated surgery.  She needed 24/7 care.  Trust me when I say...

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...

Finding the Right Message

This blog is another installment from Team TutorPro HQ’s Marketing and Comms Corner. In our last communication tips post we looked at the importance of understanding our audience when delivering an effective campaign. Another key aspect of a campaign is the ‘message’. So what is a campaign message? First, a brief note about what it isn’t....

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...

What Do ILTACON and TutorPro Have In Common?

They are both focused on learning! If you know me, you know that I love to learn new things and that’s why I love being a part of Team TutorPro.  And that’s what makes the International Legal Technology Association’s annual conference, ILTACON, a highlight event in my year. ILTACON is a four-day education conference...

Is the LMS Dead?

The Twitterverse recently proclaimed that the LMS isn’t dead.  Personally, I wasn’t aware that there was speculation that Learning Management Systems were entering their twilight years.  My curiosity was piqued though; so I ventured into the internet to see if I could find any evidence of a decline. Much to my delight, I didn’t...

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...

What’s Your Objective?

In almost everything we do, we perform better when we have clear goals or objectives.  It’s how we get closer to a successful outcome.  That’s why it is so important to make time to develop learning objectives before you move forward with any training plans.  They are the roadmap you will follow and the...

Spring Cleaning for Your Learning and Development Program

Spring comes at the perfect time in the year. It is the motivator that jump-starts the training plans and resolutions you made at the beginning of the year that have gotten off-track because work is like that. You plan. Reality happens. You get distracted. Spring allows you to pick up where you left off...