Instructor Training

Morning Wrap-Up


Teaching: 5 min
Exercises: 10 min
  • What have we learned?

  • Explain pros and cons of minute cards as a feedback mechanism.

  • Summarize morning’s lessons.

We frequently use sticky notes as minute cards: before each break, learners take a minute to write one positive thing on the green sticky note (e.g., one thing they’ve learned that they think will be useful), and one thing they found too fast, too slow, confusing, or irrelevant on the red one. They can use the red sticky note for questions that haven’t yet been answered. While they are enjoying their coffee or lunch, the instructors review and cluster these to find patterns. It only takes a few minutes to see what learners are enjoying, what they still find confusing, what problems they’re having, and what questions are still unanswered.

Fill In Minute Cards

Write one thing you learned this morning that you found useful on your green sticky note, and one question you have about the material on the red. Do not put your name on the notes: this is meant to be anonymous feedback. Add your notes to the pile by the door as you leave to get coffee.

Key Points