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In April, Annabel shared how her experience of restoring an old, WW2 Jeep helped her learners understand the S.M.A.R.T. method of objective setting. We are delighted that she has now given us her thoughts on giving feedback. I don’t know if you’ve watched any of the many shows where a panel of judges pass comment [...]
Recently, we discovered a little about the prefrontal cortex, looked at David Rock’s “actors on the stage” metaphor and applied it to the early driving experience of Paul’s son.
In this post we get down to the nitty gritty of what is going on and how brain friendly trainers can apply it to learning in any situation.
In his book Your Brain At Work David Rock likens the pre-frontal cortex to a theatrical stage.
At various times there will be actors on the stage and it is these actors that we are describing when we talk about what we are focussed on.
So right now you may have a reading actor on your stage as you read this, you may also have a musical actor on stage if you are playing some background music, you may have your e-mail sorting actor on stage and / or potentially one or more of many.
It’s a big day in our family. My eldest son is 17 and the only thing he has wanted for his birthday since last year has been driving lessons. So this morning, having spent a large proportion of his inheritance on insurance, I drove him to a quiet street in his mother’s car where the [...]