Welcome to Today’s Event Thiagi (Sivasailam Thiagarajan) Resident Mad Scientist The Thiagi Group Puzzling Opportunities: H...
<ul><li>This program was presented by Training Magazine Network as one in a monthly series of live webinars by Thiagi and ...
Welcome to Today’s Event Thiagi (Sivasailam Thiagarajan) Resident Mad Scientist The Thiagi Group Puzzling Opportunities: H...
NOON  GOOD Good Afternoon
ME  QUIT
BOJACKX
CARNREATION
ARREST YOU ARE
TIMING TIM ING
DEILST
DCTNRY
WORL
THER
TRN
I AM  YOU
PUZZLING OPPORTUNITIES Thiagi & Tracy
OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Solve different types puzzles. </li></ul><ul><li>Design different types of puzzles. </li></ul><ul><li>I...
REAL OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Impress people with such terms as “autotelic” and “conundrum”. </li></ul><ul><li>Dazzle people wit...
WHY? <ul><li>Puzzles are autotelic. </li></ul><ul><li>Puzzles are universal. </li></ul><ul><li>Puzzles are as old as human...
Type in the chat box a short sentence that captures a key point in Thiagi’s pontification.
CHUNKS
<ul><li>EAL  K!  LY  </li></ul><ul><li>PUZ  ROC  S R  </li></ul><ul><li>ZLE  </li></ul>
<ul><li>PUZZLES REALLY ROCK! </li></ul>
APPLICATIONS
CHUNKS EXCHANGE
SERIES PUZZLE
WHAT’S NEXT? <ul><li>2, 6, 10, 14, ? </li></ul><ul><li>4, 7, 13, ? </li></ul><ul><li>8, 5, 4, 9, 1, ?  </li></ul>
APPLICATIONS
RIVER CROSSING PUZZLE
The farmer is standing on the bank of a river with a goat, a wolf, and a cabbage. He has a boat that can carry only one th...
APPLICATIONS
DOUBLETS
HARD to EASY <ul><li>Transform the word “HARD” to “EASY” one letter at a time. All intermediate steps should be real Engli...
HARD to EASY <ul><li>HARD </li></ul><ul><li>HART </li></ul><ul><li>HAST </li></ul><ul><li>EAST </li></ul><ul><li>EASY </li...
WORK to PLAY <ul><li>Transform the word “WORK” to “PLAY,” one letter at a time. </li></ul>
WORK to PLAY <ul><li>FORK </li></ul><ul><li>FORM </li></ul><ul><li>FOAM </li></ul><ul><li>FLAM </li></ul><ul><li>FLAY </li...
APPLICATIONS
TRIPLETS
What word appears before or after each of these three words to form common phrases or compound words: MAKER STICK TENNIS
APPLICATIONS
BLACK – PERTRIFIED – FIRE   DOWN – GROUND – STAND   BOOK – PAD – FOOT _ _ _
SANDWICH WORDS
What same word comes after SNOW and before HOUSE to form two unrelated common phrases? SNOW ? HOUSE
APPLICATIONS
TELEPORT
1- (no letter), 2 – ABC, 3 – DEF 4 – GHI, 5 – JKL, 6 – MNO 7 – PRS, 8 – TUV, 9 – WXY, 0 - QZ  Something that is more impor...
APPLICATIONS
TRICK QUESTION
What three common English words end with “-gry”?
Here are three English words that end with “-gry”:  “I am hungry”
AMPERSANDS
DIFFERENT PUZZLES <ul><li>ADAM & -- </li></ul><ul><li>-- & COSTELLO </li></ul><ul><li>SALT & -- </li></ul><ul><li>-- & CHE...
APPLICATIONS
YES - NO
YES - NO <ul><li>YES:  A, E, I, Y </li></ul><ul><li>NO: B, C, D, U </li></ul><ul><li>YES or NO: W ? </li></ul>
APPLICATIONS
Type the names of as many different puzzles as you can.
CRYPTIC CLUSTERS
YZF FOZ JUKZH CZNQY!
YZF FOZ JUKZH CZNQY! LET THE GAMES BEGIN!
DIFFERENT PUZZLES <ul><li>DWNUE'I KWNL  </li></ul><ul><li>QUCIFM OWRRBL </li></ul><ul><li>KDGIIMGDT OWRRBL  </li></ul><ul>...
APPLICATIONS
OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Solve different types puzzles. </li></ul><ul><li>Design different types of puzzles. </li></ul><ul><li>I...
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Thiagi & Tracy - Puzzling Opportunities: How to Use Puzzle in Your Training - presented by Training Magazine Network

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Do you know someone who wastes his or her time solving Sudoku puzzles? (Could that be you?)

* Attend this session to discover how the addictive and motivating aspects of puzzles can be leveraged to reinforce the learning-and-transfer process before, during, and after your training workshop.

* Learn how to design and use instructional puzzles to train your participants and to assess their competencies.

* Explore the instructional use of crossword puzzles, word puzzles, cryptograms, chunks, anagrams, triplets, logic puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, wire puzzles, and Sudoku puzzles.

* Leave the session with a how-to handout, online tools, and a daily dose of instructional puzzles through Twitter.



This is the first of 12 monthly webinars. Check this link periodically to register for additional sessions in this series as they are scheduled: http://www.trainingmagnetwork.com./topics/group/31



About Tracy Tagliati

Tracy Tagliati, CPLP, has led a nomadic life: Born in Mildenhall, England, she grew up as a military brat in Europe, Japan, and throughout the United States. Settling in Los Angeles, CA, she founded T&T, an organization that specializes in activities-based training for corporate clients. Prior to that, Tracy was VP of sales and training at Mindset Development, a training franchise of Crestcom International, and a corporate trainer at Mercury Insurance Group. She is active in ASTD (both at the national and the local chapter levels) and the North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA).



About Thiagi

Dr. Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan is the Resident Mad Scientist at The Thiagi Group, an organization with the mission of helping people improve their performance effectively and enjoyably.
Thiagi's long-term clients include AT&T, Arthur Andersen, Bank of Montreal, Cadence Design Systems, Chevron, IBM, Intel, Intelsat, United Airlines, and Liberty Mutual. On a short-term basis, Thiagi has worked with more than 50 different organizations in high-tech, financial services, and management consulting areas. For these clients, Thiagi has consulted and conducted training in such areas as rightsizing, diversity, creativity, teamwork, customer satisfaction, human performance technology, and organizational learning.

Thiagi has published 40 books, 120 games and simulations, and more than 200 articles. He wrote the definitive chapters on simulations and games for ISPI's Handbook of Human Performance Technology, ASTD's Training & Development Handbook, and the American Management Association's Human Resources Management and Development Handbook.

Thiagi currently writes a monthly online newsletter, Thiagi GameLetter. This newsletter, now in its fifth year, features Thiagi's training games and other creative interventions that deliver results quickly and effectively. He served as the editor of NSPI Journal and Performance & Improvement for more than 10 years. He currently edits the simulation/game section in Sage Publication's journal, Simulation & Gaming. He is also a contributing editor of the monthly journal, Educational Technology.

Thiagi has made hundreds of presentations and keynote speeches at professional conferences. At ISPI, Thiagi holds the "records" for making the most presentations, conducting the most preconference workshops, and being invited to make the most Encore presentations. Thiagi is also a regular presenter at Lakewood's TRAINING Conferences and the annual conferences of American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA).

Thiagi has been the president of the North American Simulation and Gaming Associating (NASAGA), International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), and Association for Special Education Technology (ASET). He has received 17 different awards and Presidential Citations from ISPI, including the society's highest award, Honorary Life Member. He also received an

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  • Thiagi & Tracy - Puzzling Opportunities: How to Use Puzzle in Your Training - presented by Training Magazine Network

    1. 1. Welcome to Today’s Event Thiagi (Sivasailam Thiagarajan) Resident Mad Scientist The Thiagi Group Puzzling Opportunities: How to Use Puzzles in Your Training Sessions Tracy Tagliati Chief Learning Officer The Thiagi Group
    2. 2. <ul><li>This program was presented by Training Magazine Network as one in a monthly series of live webinars by Thiagi and Tracy. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the link* below to: </li></ul><ul><li>View the recorded webinar </li></ul><ul><li>Download all the materials </li></ul><ul><li>View other recorded webinars in this series </li></ul><ul><li>Register for other live webinars in this series </li></ul><ul><li>http:// bit.ly/ssThiagiSeries </li></ul><ul><li>*If you aren’t already a member of Training Magazine Network, you’ll need to register along the way. It’s quick, free and privacy-protected. About TrainingMagNetwork.com </li></ul>Visit Thiagi and Tracy at www.Thiagi.com
    3. 3. Welcome to Today’s Event Thiagi (Sivasailam Thiagarajan) Resident Mad Scientist The Thiagi Group Puzzling Opportunities: How to Use Puzzles in Your Training Sessions Tracy Tagliati Chief Learning Officer The Thiagi Group
    4. 4. NOON GOOD Good Afternoon
    5. 5. ME QUIT
    6. 6. BOJACKX
    7. 7. CARNREATION
    8. 8. ARREST YOU ARE
    9. 9. TIMING TIM ING
    10. 10. DEILST
    11. 11. DCTNRY
    12. 12. WORL
    13. 13. THER
    14. 14. TRN
    15. 15. I AM YOU
    16. 16. PUZZLING OPPORTUNITIES Thiagi & Tracy
    17. 17. OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Solve different types puzzles. </li></ul><ul><li>Design different types of puzzles. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate puzzles in your training. </li></ul>
    18. 18. REAL OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Impress people with such terms as “autotelic” and “conundrum”. </li></ul><ul><li>Dazzle people with your ability to explain how different complex puzzles work. </li></ul>
    19. 19. WHY? <ul><li>Puzzles are autotelic. </li></ul><ul><li>Puzzles are universal. </li></ul><ul><li>Puzzles are as old as humanity. </li></ul><ul><li>Puzzles lead to discoveries. </li></ul><ul><li>They have powerful potential in training. </li></ul>
    20. 20. Type in the chat box a short sentence that captures a key point in Thiagi’s pontification.
    21. 21. CHUNKS
    22. 22. <ul><li>EAL K! LY </li></ul><ul><li>PUZ ROC S R </li></ul><ul><li>ZLE </li></ul>
    23. 23. <ul><li>PUZZLES REALLY ROCK! </li></ul>
    24. 24. APPLICATIONS
    25. 25. CHUNKS EXCHANGE
    26. 26. SERIES PUZZLE
    27. 27. WHAT’S NEXT? <ul><li>2, 6, 10, 14, ? </li></ul><ul><li>4, 7, 13, ? </li></ul><ul><li>8, 5, 4, 9, 1, ? </li></ul>
    28. 28. APPLICATIONS
    29. 29. RIVER CROSSING PUZZLE
    30. 30. The farmer is standing on the bank of a river with a goat, a wolf, and a cabbage. He has a boat that can carry only one these three items besides himself. How does the farmer take everything to the other side?
    31. 31. APPLICATIONS
    32. 32. DOUBLETS
    33. 33. HARD to EASY <ul><li>Transform the word “HARD” to “EASY” one letter at a time. All intermediate steps should be real English words. </li></ul>
    34. 34. HARD to EASY <ul><li>HARD </li></ul><ul><li>HART </li></ul><ul><li>HAST </li></ul><ul><li>EAST </li></ul><ul><li>EASY </li></ul>
    35. 35. WORK to PLAY <ul><li>Transform the word “WORK” to “PLAY,” one letter at a time. </li></ul>
    36. 36. WORK to PLAY <ul><li>FORK </li></ul><ul><li>FORM </li></ul><ul><li>FOAM </li></ul><ul><li>FLAM </li></ul><ul><li>FLAY </li></ul>
    37. 37. APPLICATIONS
    38. 38. TRIPLETS
    39. 39. What word appears before or after each of these three words to form common phrases or compound words: MAKER STICK TENNIS
    40. 40. APPLICATIONS
    41. 41. BLACK – PERTRIFIED – FIRE DOWN – GROUND – STAND BOOK – PAD – FOOT _ _ _
    42. 42. SANDWICH WORDS
    43. 43. What same word comes after SNOW and before HOUSE to form two unrelated common phrases? SNOW ? HOUSE
    44. 44. APPLICATIONS
    45. 45. TELEPORT
    46. 46. 1- (no letter), 2 – ABC, 3 – DEF 4 – GHI, 5 – JKL, 6 – MNO 7 – PRS, 8 – TUV, 9 – WXY, 0 - QZ Something that is more important than performance: 22266751746368
    47. 47. APPLICATIONS
    48. 48. TRICK QUESTION
    49. 49. What three common English words end with “-gry”?
    50. 50. Here are three English words that end with “-gry”: “I am hungry”
    51. 51. AMPERSANDS
    52. 52. DIFFERENT PUZZLES <ul><li>ADAM & -- </li></ul><ul><li>-- & COSTELLO </li></ul><ul><li>SALT & -- </li></ul><ul><li>-- & CHEESE </li></ul><ul><li>BREAKING & -- </li></ul>
    53. 53. APPLICATIONS
    54. 54. YES - NO
    55. 55. YES - NO <ul><li>YES: A, E, I, Y </li></ul><ul><li>NO: B, C, D, U </li></ul><ul><li>YES or NO: W ? </li></ul>
    56. 56. APPLICATIONS
    57. 57. Type the names of as many different puzzles as you can.
    58. 58. CRYPTIC CLUSTERS
    59. 59. YZF FOZ JUKZH CZNQY!
    60. 60. YZF FOZ JUKZH CZNQY! LET THE GAMES BEGIN!
    61. 61. DIFFERENT PUZZLES <ul><li>DWNUE'I KWNL </li></ul><ul><li>QUCIFM OWRRBL </li></ul><ul><li>KDGIIMGDT OWRRBL </li></ul><ul><li>MGDT ILFDKA </li></ul><ul><li>IWTGEW </li></ul><ul><li>KAWJEI </li></ul><ul><li>KDXOHGCDFV </li></ul>
    62. 62. APPLICATIONS
    63. 63. OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Solve different types puzzles. </li></ul><ul><li>Design different types of puzzles. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate puzzles in your training. </li></ul>

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