Tip 27: The power of group dynamics

'When I walk along with two others, from at least one I will be able to learn.' Confucius 

Last week, I attended a workshop on neuro didactics led by the inspiring Tom Freudenthal. I learned strategies how to create brain-friendly trainings with self-regulated learning processes to initiate lasting insights & behavioural change. 

One of the main insights was the topic of group dynamics. As every trainer knows, learning is a very social process. The more training participants grow together as a group, the better the learning experience. How to do that? Here are some ideas: Make sure that participants learn each other’s name right away (e.g. name + animal + sound + movement), situate chairs very