Quizzes and Polls to Engage

The number one desire in online learning is to engage each individual present. Quizzes and polls are two quick and easy features that can help boost the energy, add some fun, and help learners connect to the content and each other. When to Use As a warm-up to learn something relevant about the people who are there. Example: What […]

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Retirement Tribute to Peter Perkins: A Career of Openness and Generosity

Friends, this brief tribute to Peter Perkins on the occasion of his retirement from Global Learning Partners is intended to celebrate the unique, deeply caring and open heart of a dear friend, teacher, mentor and leader. To experience Peter is to have experienced openness. To know Peter is to know the feeling of generosity. As […]

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How to Create a Great Video

Video is an excellent feature to bring into your online learning events. Used well, video can offer a variety of content, introduce new voices and faces, and enhance engagement in your learning program. Although some folks may be intimidated to take this step with today’s technology, it is incredibly simple to produce, edit, and post […]

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Trust Your Design

In mid-March, the Tax Equity team at the International Budget Partnership was faced with a dilemma – continue planning a two-day convening of researchers, staff, and civil society scheduled for May or take it completely online. Like many organizations in the face of COVID-19 uncertainty, we ultimately decided to turn the convening into a series […]

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Expecting the Unexpected

When my kids were very young, I would take them with me to run errands. They’d say, “Momma, what’s our plan today?” with excitement in their voices. They wondered what our adventure to town would include! I would list things such as stopping at the post office, the bank, the library, etc. During our outings […]

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