Sometimes a fun activity for participants to work on at their seats is a nice tool to have at your disposal. Here’s a training skills icebreaker in a crossword puzzle featuring a variety of training terms. Feel free to use it at your next train the trainer session (download the icebreaker).
3 Learning style attracted to handouts and graphic organizers
5 “M” from WIIFM
9 Key to learners paying attention
15 Most important determinant in whether training will be transferred to the job
17 Design step to relate to your audience
18 Bloom’s third level
19 Learning style that can soak up lecture
20 Best marker ever Mr. ________
1 One alternative to lecture _____ study
2 To get the most from an icebreaker do this
4 Learning objective should be ______-centered
6 Role play engages these learners
7 Learning style that loves a good gallery walk
8 Template to guide your presentation (two words)
10 A verb never to be used in learning objectives
11 Design step to prime learners for the real world (two words)
12 So much better than monotone
13 Alternative to PowerPoint
14 Father of adult learning
16 Makes perfect
Building a common vocabulary around training skills or change management or sales processes or whatever your audience is learning can be essential for cohesive teamwork. If you’d like to create a crossword puzzle activity for your next training session, check out https://www.puzzle-maker.com/.
Have you used a puzzle like this in your sessions?