The activities

All the activities I suggest are low-tech, fun, and easy to run. And they always have a point which can be adapted according to your learning objective.

To give you an idea, here are some of the exercises you’ll find in the book (activities marked * can be adapted to work online as well as offline):

Icebreakers / Revision


Breaking large groups into small groups or pairs

Enlivening ‘boring’ information

Audience voting


Case studies

  • Speedy brainstorm (with thanks to Shirley Taylor and Andy Lopata)
  • Pop-up tent
  • Rope trick (with thanks to Julie Holmes)

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