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Chapter 4. Getting Started > Opening Activities

Opening Activities

When your course begins, the first things that happen set the tone for the rest of the time you are with your learners. It’s tempting and feels “organized” to the facilitator to make the first activity informational, i.e., the facilitator does the talking and it’s all about “Welcome, here’s who I am, here’s our schedule and agenda, here’s where the restrooms and smoking areas are, and so on.” However, this is not the best way to begin.

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It’s OK to be nervous. If you weren’t nervous, you wouldn’t care! Use that nervousness to give yourself energy and enthusiasm.



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