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So you want to teach WordPress? (WordCamp Toronto 2013)

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Ben Fox's WordCamp 2013 presentation.

So You Want To Teach WordPress? is a Train the Trainer seminar on being a great instructor and introducing a technical skill to a non-technical person. In this case, the focus was WordPress but the teachings can be applied to any technology based skill.

You can email Ben with questions or comments at ben@wpuniversity.com

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So you want to teach WordPress? (WordCamp Toronto 2013)

  1. 1. so you want to teach wordpress? Ben Fox, Co-Founder WPUniversity.com
  2. 2. Ben Fox Ben is the Co-­Founder of FlowPress, WPUniversity.com and Sidekick.pro. An entrepreneur and WordPress Fanboy, Ben has a passion for training and helping other achieve their own goals. When he's not at his computer, he's probably on the water or dreaming about being on the water.
  3. 3. What's Yours?
  4. 4. NOPE. vs That thing This thing
  5. 5. TAKE AWAYS Nuggets about how we learn Tips for Awesome Instructing Effectively introducing WordPress October 5th, 2013
  6. 6. How THEY See it. Reality. How WE See it.
  7. 7. When someone: Reads something, they retain 10% Hears something, they retain 20% Sees something, they retain 30% Does something, they retain 80% PRACTICES something, they retain 100% - William Glasser
  8. 8. Three Types of Learner
  9. 9. 5 Keys to Successful Instruction
  10. 10. 1 2 3 4 5 Have a backwards plan Don't assume. Test. Hold something back Organize for collaboration Talk with not at
  11. 11. Why is this so hard to explain?
  12. 12. BLOG PLATFORMCMS OVERLAP WHAT IS WORDPRESS?
  13. 13. What is WordPress? BLOG PLATFORMCMS OVERLAP
  14. 14. TAKE AWAYS Nuggets about how we learn Tips for Awesome Instructing Effectively introducing WordPress October 5th, 2013
  15. 15. @wpuniwpuniversity

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