A Year Reflected in Numbers: What I Learned from Facilitating Over 240 Hours of Virtual Workshops in 2021

(photo credit: Marc-Olivier Jodoin, Unsplash)
Inspired by…
10/01/2022/by Gillian

New to the Zoom Tech Host Role? What to Expect Behind the Scenes (and where to ask for help)

Virtual workshops need a team to produce them behind the…
20/05/2021/by Gillian
The Climate Change Playbook

Using Systems Thinking Games in Online Environments: Triangles Virtual Makeover

This post is generally translating "serious games" (games…
27/11/2020/by Gillian

“Have Fun in Japan!” Getting Yourself Ready to Work for 3 Days in Another Timezone (without actually going there)

This post isn't about how to run training in Japan, it's…
29/09/2020/by Gillian

Running an Open Space Technology (inspired) Session Online Using Zoom Breakouts for a Large-Scale Community Learning and Good Practice Exchange


If you can't run your Open Space session in real…
06/06/2020/by Gillian

20 Creative Ideas for Online Gatherings Using Zoom (or similar)

Article by Lizzie Crudgington, Bright Green Learning

29/05/2020/by Lizzie

Desperately Seeking Structure: Productivity in the Time of Covid-19

When the days run together without a clear delineation between…
29/04/2020/by Gillian

Здравствуйте / Hello Bi-Lingual Zoom Meetings? It’s Possible! Tips for Working Effectively with Simultaneous Interpretation in Zoom

(Note: This blog post is long and detailed, and really only…
11/04/2020/by Gillian

The Many Splendid Shapes and Sizes of Virtual Workshops

There has been a raft of flipped workshops recently where…
29/03/2020/by Gillian

F2F or Virtual? Not Always So Different – Workshops are a Means to an End

There is an excited flurry of activity right now among meeting,…
12/03/2020/by Gillian

When You’re Not in the Room Where It Happens: Getting Work Done at Home (Even Temporarily)

You're not going into the office, you can't go to that busy…
03/03/2020/by Gillian

No Flipcharts at No-Fly Workshops – Using Google Docs and Google Sheets to Capture Virtual Group Work Effectively

(Note from Gillian: This is a very long, detailed, and rather…
26/02/2020/by Gillian
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