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Diary of an Online Toastmaster: Revisited

Moving Meetings Online Training I have been deep into online training for Toastmasters in the last four weeks, since I last wrote in my Diary of an Online Toastmaster. The month has just flown by in a whirlwind of Zoom meetings; as all clubs now practice physical distancing by meeting online. D73-Online-Education-Invitation-April-2020-CB A training project […]

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online clubs

Diary of an Online Toastmaster

Wednesday 18 March 2020 I attended my Indigo Speakers club meeting via Zoom whilst the other members practiced appropriate social distancing in our usual meeting room for our second meeting of the month. For me the experience was made enjoyable and I felt included.  An experienced member accessed my Zoom room on her iphone with […]

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online clubs

How to get your club meetings online!

Some years back I created a simple free ecourse on Starting an Online Club. This was in the heady days when online clubs were just emerging in the Toastmasters environment. At the time of writing that ecourse, in 2017, we had just eight online clubs! Now we have 28 totally online clubs – all of […]

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online clubs

Toastmasters: Plan your Meetings in Zoom

Virtual Meetings The recent Corona Virus Pandemic has impacted on our lives in many ways. One that I will focus on in this post, is related to an alternative strategy for group meetings of Toastmasters – ‘virtual meetings’ = meeting via video conference. I have been keeping up-to-date on the advice from the World Health […]

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Roadblocks on your Path!

Do you need inspiration? Several weeks have just flown by as we focused on family and things other than Toastmasters. Now its time to get organised again for the TM year. What are your goals this year? What projects are you working on? What will motivate you to achieve Path completion? For me, I have […]

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Coach Carole Online Family History Storytelling

Anam Cara: turning point!

Reality bites sometimes when you least expect it. You know you have something to offer and you know you can make a difference in someone’s life! You have life experience; you have skills and knowledge; and you  have the drive to lead others. You have the capacity to pick yourself up and follow your goals. […]

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Coach Carole Online Family History Storytelling

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 […]

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Coach Carole Online Family History Storytelling

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 […]

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Coach Carole Online Family History Storytelling

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 is to provide five specialist tips for your digital storytelling projects! Episode 1: How to choose your story? Episode 2: Seven essential ingredients! Episode 3: How […]

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online clubs

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 […]