How To Go On A Virtual Field Trip

View of opened laptop on desk beside cactus and mobile device, displaying beautiful wooden forest up closeJust because we’re living in a new normal, it doesn’t mean students can’t escape the four walls of the classroom to see the world. In fact, that’s one of the biggest advantages of a virtual classroom – students now have the opportunity to experience far-off lands, different cities, and interesting locations in a way that’s safe and provides fantastic learning material.

Curious to know how video conferencing can transform a virtual classroom (or any online learning environment) into a dynamic and visually engaging space? Want to how both educators and learners, of all ages, from junior school to post-grad can benefit from a virtual field trip?… Read more →

What Makes For A Good Online Support Group Experience?

Black and white view of chairs aligned in a circle with a tablet laid down on chair in foreground.jpgA good support group online doesn’t have to feel impersonal. In fact, with the right video conferencing technology, it can feel like quite the opposite. Even in an online setting, the benefits of support groups are aplenty, and when properly structured can be a source of healing, community, and informative transmission.

So what are support groups and what makes a good support group stand out from the rest? An online support group is meant to be an outlet that unites people who are going through the same thing in a virtual setting to swap stories, share words of encouragement, provide comfort, and dole out advice. It can be led by an expert facilitator or by someone who has been through the ordeal themselves.… Read more →

What Happens In An Online Support Group?

Online support groupsView of woman with a young child hugging her from behind, seated at desk at home in living room on laptop using a tablet-min might sound a little “new age” for those who aren’t initiated into the virtual world. Let it be known, however, that even in a digital environment, an online support group can provide the valuable group dynamic, emotional reinforcement, and first-hand health information hard to come by otherwise. Especially as we move forward navigating a new normal, an online approach that creates a safe space to speak out and connect with others on the same journey can be a truly healing process.

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What is a Virtual Training Session?

Man sitting at communal desk near window, engaged on laptop, using finger to navigate screen, with another person on laptop in background-minJust because the world has put a halt on how day to day life is carried out, doesn’t mean that learning has to follow the same path. In fact, it’s skyrocketed! You’ve probably heard the words “virtual training session” get thrown around quite a bit. That’s probably because with the advent of a worldwide shift to doing almost everything online, so too has training – all kinds of training!

Read on for a few pro-tips about what, why and how virtual training sessions are shaping the way people of all ages from all places learn, connect and share without limitations.… Read more →

What is Campaign Fundraising?

View of opened laptop against white brick wall with money floating around itYou probably have an idea of what campaign fundraising is, even if the words “campaign fundraising” only bring up images of Girl Guide cookies! While this is a pretty basic concept, the idea remains the same.

Promoting your event, getting candidate exposure, and shining a light on the needs of the community all require the financial means to actually make a difference and get things done.

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How To Start A Support Group Online

Casual-looking man with laptop, smiling and looking into the distance to the right, seated at a picnic bench in a coffee shop-minSo you’re wondering how to start a support group online.

In light of a global pandemic, it’s been challenging for people to get the help and support they need. Being separated, and feeling disconnected, especially when in the throes of a mental health breakdown, trauma healing or in the middle of therapy treatment, it’s easy to feel derailed. Getting further away from the path towards healing can set anyone on a downward spiral.

But there’s hope – and lots of it.… Read more →

How To Teach In A Virtual Classroom

Young smiling woman seated at desk in front of laptop wearing headphones, teaching and communicating with hands against a white wallFor teachers, a virtual classroom opens up the pleasure of learning to a huge number of students around the world. Learning new skills and taking courses that provide exciting content is readily available now that everyone has the opportunity to learn anything with the implementation of digital tools. A “virtual classroom” becomes the online space for high-quality courses to be taught. But to keep up with the growing trend of teaching virtually, there are a few things to familiarize yourself with first.

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5 tips to keep your eyes healthy

percy and pollyThe Covid pandemic has meant LOTS of changes. If you are one of the lucky ones, the worst change you have experienced is more time in front of a screen. Working on-line coupled with binge watching with some gaming mixed in can easily translate into more time staring at screens than away from screens.

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How Do Online Coaches Get Clients?

Over the shoulder view of stylish young woman seated at desk with open laptop, taking a video of herself with smartphoneSo you want to know how to get coaching clients fast. You’ve got the credentials. You’re educated, smart, passionate, and know your area inside out. You’ve got everything in place and your business is launched online – maybe not entirely, but you have an online presence and you’re eager to get your business going to attract the clients of your dreams.

Client acquisition is critical to the health of your online coaching business. Your face and presence are the foundational building blocks and how you’re able to present yourself in an online environment will determine how fast you’re able to get clients. Online is where you will be creating video, social media and written content, plus doing the bulk of your one-on-ones and group sessions using video conferencing.… Read more →

What Are The Benefits Of Online Coaching?

Backside view of inspired man standing on edge of a rock, arms uplifted facing a big and beautiful sunlit gorgeLiving in a world that grants us the opportunity to learn from coaches and mentors all over the globe opens up the possibility of creating a life you truly want. Video conferencing, online webinars, tutorials and workshops put these people in direct contact with you at the tips of your fingers from the comfort of your own home. If there is something you’re looking to work on – personal fitness, wealth consciousness, life direction – there is a coach somewhere to match your needs and take you to the next level.

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