Anyone who has been through our training knows that our number one proactive engagement strategy is sub-grouping. Breaking a larger group into pairs, triads or smaller working groups increases participants level of comfort in speaking up, dials up the quality of conversation and input and ultimately ensures that a greater diversity of voices are heard.
In virtual meetings, we notice a dramatic difference when we use breakout rooms as part of the meeting process. But what do facilitators need to consider when planning or launching breakout rooms? The following is an abbreviated list or Breakout Room Best Practices from our new Zoom For Facilitator’s: Mastering Zoom Breakouts and Polling workshop:
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