Tag Archives: Facilitation

Sequencing your questions

Your students have just completed a very exciting activity. You can see them brimming with excitement as they can’t help but talk about the experience with their friends. “Now’s the time!” you thought and you fire the first question of your debrief session. “OK gang, so what did you learn most about yourself in the […]

Instructing for Understanding

Most trainers will tell you that just because you teach something, doesn’t always equate to the learner understanding it. Especially when it comes to very complex actions that have to be performed under stressful situations. This is especially common at the Challenge Ropes Course (CRC) where our instructors-to-be have to learn to take care of […]

Debriefing… Not Again…

What happens when you mention the word “debrief” to participants? We typically get a collective groan (at best), some eye-rolling, and strangely participants tend to gather in a circle before sitting down. When we get them to reflect or talk further, we generally get more “textbook”, “motherhood statement” kind of answers. Somehow it gets difficult […]

What is an ACCT PVM?

Blackbox OE has been a Professional Vendor Member (PVM) with the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) since 2014 (previously as Pivotal Learning Pte. Ltd.). A PVM is a company that has successfully completed an accreditation process for the areas they would like to be accredited in. For Blackbox OE, our focus has always been […]