Episode 2: Seven Essential Ingredients

In Episode 1 we considered how to choose the story to tell; who it is about, its scope and why it is important to tell. Our families have roots that stretch back in time to other places and other dimensions - the past lives of our ancestors have had their impact on us. Family History is … Continue reading Episode 2: Seven Essential Ingredients

Episode 1: How to choose your story?

Digital Storytelling Online helps you to create a Digital Story including voice recordings, a storyboard of digitized memorabilia and the combination of both into an oral history video using simple software. Digital Storytelling Tips! Episode 1: How to choose your story? In this episode I help you to answer these framing questions! Who or what … Continue reading Episode 1: How to choose your story?

Digital Storytelling Tips

Are you a family history storyteller? Do you tell digital stories of your ancestors? Where do those stories come from? How do you create and share them? My aim this month is to provide five specialist tips for your digital storytelling projects! Episode 1: How to choose your story? Episode 2: How to create your … Continue reading Digital Storytelling Tips

Pathways Updates Podcast: Episode 1

Base Camp Changes Members will now be able to view projects in all Levels in their Path. Listen to a summary of this change in Episode 1 of the Pathways Updates Podcast below. [/audio Want to know more? View the recording of this Zoom session: "Base Camp Updates: Impact, Implications and Insights" Episode 13: Tuesday … Continue reading Pathways Updates Podcast: Episode 1

Breaking News: Base Camp Updates

UPDATES TO BASE CAMP: You can now view the projects in every level. An explanatory email was sent to club Presidents, VP Education and Secretaries on September 12. “Currently, members can only see the projects associated with the level they are on in their path. This change will allow members to view all projects in … Continue reading Breaking News: Base Camp Updates

Pathways Orientation

What would you include in a Pathways Orientation for Toastmasters just beginning their journey in Pathways? This is a question that arises often in Pathways Training sessions and this week I have been thinking about what to include. On the one hand it would be best not to overwhelm with too many printed items. On … Continue reading Pathways Orientation

Shape up for Pathways Excellence

A positive approach! Pathways is our Educational system and it provides opportunities and challenges for the experienced and new Toastmasters. I believe that a majority of clubs in Australia have embraced Pathways well and are steaming ahead. We are ensuring that each District has a Pathways 'leader' to help promote and support Pathways experiences, and … Continue reading Shape up for Pathways Excellence

Level 4 Elective: Write a Compelling Blog

The journey so far This project was my favourite from January 2018 when I was completing my first Path, Effective Coaching. In this project I saw a challenge to 'find my voice' and create a unique set of eight blog posts (in one month) about my Voyage of a Pathways Guide. "In this project, you … Continue reading Level 4 Elective: Write a Compelling Blog

Pathways in July: Motivate Others

What a month of frenetic activity around Pathways as club executives changeover and new Base Camp Managers emerge. The changeover also meant that many new VP Education officers sought help in managing their easy-Speak club sites; a series of requests for help come across my desk in that period of time. Meanwhile the D73 Team … Continue reading Pathways in July: Motivate Others

Reflections: D73 Team Pathways

How have you progressed in your Pathways journey(s)? I have asked myself that question several times this year, as I move deeper into my role as D73 Pathways Coordinator. In this post I will unpack from this journey and share the lessons learned. We established a team of Pathways Champions who were tasked with providing … Continue reading Reflections: D73 Team Pathways