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Feb05

Funding Technology through Grants

Everybody has big plans for technology in their district, but the trouble comes in trying to fund their initiatives. Some districts are fortunate with their tax base or a local school support organization to help fund these programs.  However, other districts live on the edge every year of having to drop valuable programs.  Regardless of […]

Jan22

How Much Time Should I Allow to Develop Training from Scratch?

There has been a disconnect between training designers and clients for a long time.  That disconnect is centered on how much time does it really take to develop training?  The best answer is that it depends but a recent ATD article helped give some parameters to the vagueness developing e-learning content. To start with, let’s […]

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Jan09

Why Did You Choose That Training?

Organizations contract or provide training throughout the year either as needed or as part of their strategic plan.  While that is the ideal, too often the reasons or timing for training isn’t that clear.  Unfortunately, when training isn’t properly planned it rarely gives the best experience or return on investment. Governmental Agencies We have been […]

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Dec29

4 Ways to Make Sure Your Training Is a True Gift – Not a White Elephant.

Like most of you, I have attended business and organization Christmas parties that included a white elephant gift exchange.  For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure, a white elephant gift exchange is where everyone brings a gift for someone else – often it isn’t even for a specific person.  Frequently gifts distributed by […]

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Dec11

New Ways of Training for New Business Models

Training has undergone many changes in the last 20 years.  For decades, it wasn’t unusual for employees to travel to another city, stay in a hotel, attend two or three days of training, and then returned home.  Employers hoped that they had learned something that would be beneficial to their job along with having a […]

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