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Here you will find past articles of The Spokesperson e-Newsletter, and other writings by our founder, Michelle Cummings. We love sharing Facilitation Tips & Tricks to help make you the best facilitator you can be. Enjoy!

30 Virtual Team Building Games

The Spokesperson Newsletter from March 25, 2020 The Spokesperson E-Newsletter Tips for Trainers   30 Virtual  Team Building Games   This last week has been a complete whirlwind!  I’ve never lost so

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Brain Break Activities

No matter what type of classroom you teach in, whether it be in-person or virtual, you need to keep the brain in mind in your teaching methods. Most people cannot

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Deeper Conversations

Last February I introduced a new set of question cards I created called Comfort Zone Wheelies.  At the time, I had lead a few programs where the client has asked me

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Nine Lives

Purpose/ Focus: Introduce Materials: One CrowdCubes© Shape Set (nine cubes) per team Grouping: 4-6 Participants Per Team (the bigger, the better) Overview: An energetic team dice game that builds competition/anticipation

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Gratitude

As November comes to a close, we celebrate Thanksgiving here in the United States. For me, Thanksgiving is the perfect gateway to the holidays. It begins with bringing the people

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Program Evaluations

Program Evaluations are a great way to get feedback on your program.  They can help you determine the effectiveness and impact you are having on your clients. Program evaluations are

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CrowdWords Letter Swap

Letter Swap Purpose/Focus:  Introductions or Reflection Props Needed:  CrowdWords cards Grouping:  10+ people Overview:  Get to know people through random discussion starters. Facilitation Process: Each Participant is given a CrowdWords

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Bucket Bullseye

Props Needed: Boundary Rope, multiple tossable items of various shapes, sizes and bounce-ability, several rope circles and a few buckets of various sizes. For a group of 20 participants, at

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Toll Booth Boogie

This activity is a highlighted activity from the book, The Hundredth Monkey, by Nate Folan and friends. Nate has given us permission to post this activity with full directions and

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