Get Help Bringing Your Classroom Online

Experience how virtual instruction can be just as engaging and effective as a face-to-face classroom when it's student-focused!

 Jump on a webinar or grab creative ideas from the blogs, podcasts and guides below—all for FREE. Take a course to upskills in mere hours or attend a comprehensive virtual workshop created for teachers, by teachers.

Educators turn to The Bob Pike Group to:

  • Quickly convert classroom content to live online
  • Design virtual courses to be every bit as interactive as F2F classroom
  • Discover how to best use your technology for interactive online instruction
  • Become comfortable teaching on virtual platforms
  • Add variety with dozens of alternatives to lecture that work online!

Did you know educators receive 50% off workshop registrations with a valid K-12 school email?

Who Should Attend These Workshops?

  • K-12 teachers tasked with delivering live virtual instruction
  • College professors converting classroom content for online delivery
  • Educators who want to make their virtual classroom interactive and every bit as effective as F2F classrooms
  • Education leaders looking for a proven, repeatable process to improve distance learning outcomes

3-Hour Crash Courses

Individual and team training to quickly upskill your virtual teaching skills.

Online Workshops

Comprehensive individual and team training to help educators meet new demands.

Help Me Quickly

Overwhelmed at the thought of designing online curriculum and e-learning courses? The Bob Pike Group helps school districts and universities quickly convert content and make online learning go from dreaded task to anticipated event.

Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp

Experience the cornerstone of our innovative participant-centered methodology for classroom training - delivered to you live, online. You’ll leave with actionable strategies you can apply to your very next virtual classroom session.

Microlearning Online Workshops

Microlearning delivers pre-recorded learning material straight to your K-12 students’ tablets and other mobile devices These smaller learning segments allow for increased accessibility, retention, and engagement from students.

Instructional Design

Discover a repeatable, 4-step process for creating training that engages your K-12 learners, while reducing virtual training time by 25-50% and cutting your prep time in half!

Virtual Presentation Skills Crash Course

Online meetings, lessons, and other online interactions even challenge seasoned educators because of technology and distance. This crash course will tackle all of these challenges and more!

Custom Virtual Team Training

Immerse your educators in a participant-centered system that helps people learn twice as much in half the time!

Custom virtual team workshops create tailored learning experiences
and are perfect for groups who want to:

  • Train as a team in a virtual, participant-centered framework
  • Ensure the same skills, vision, and goals across the organization
  • Have a common language, methodology, and standard for virtual instruction
  • Quickly upskill with professional development tailored around your team’s most urgent needs
  • Significantly reduce the cost of training for groups of 8 or more

Register for our Free Webinars

Remote Training: Engaging or Enraging?

September 24, 2020 | 11:00 am CDT

Our partners at C3SoftWorks are offering a free webinar on learning how you can deliver interactive content remotely, in both live (web conference) and eLearning settings. See how games can engage your audience while providing you with actionable data

Register

Turn Classroom Content to Microlearning- Quick!

October 1, 2020 | 10:00 AM CDT
In this session, you’ll discuss how to chunk existing content into microlessons, transform classroom and elearning modules into quick bursts of training, and deliver it in a nice red bow!
Register

The Future of Training Revealed

October 15, 2020 | 11:00 AM CST
Be in-the-know on fading practices, latest trends and the future of training.
Register

Interactive Cross-Training: Techniques that Work Live and Online

October 29, 2020 | 10:00 AM CDT
Join Erin and pick up easy techniques to get maximum engagement in any setting. Bob Pike Group clients consistently say our training is fun, even refreshing. Yours can be too!
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Shop For Tools From Home

Get your shopping fix while improving your training program … all from the comfort of home! Our online store is filled with kits, books, and more that are filled to the brim with great training tips, tricks, and how-tos.


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Virtual Trainer Kit

Your step-by-step resource to help you create on-line training that is just as interactive and effective as classroom training.

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Webinars with WOW Factor: Tips, Tricks and Interactive Activities for Webinars

This book written by Becky Pike Pluth focuses on designing creative webinars, increasing knowledge retention, and ultimately transferring learning on to the job.

Free Pre-recorded Webinars on Demand

Boot Scoot and Boogie with Participant-Centered Training

September 17, 2020 | Recording

Could your training use a little wiggle? Join this fun session to learn new ideas that are proven to work, even with mandated training!

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Design Shortcuts to Move Training Online—Fast!

September 8, 2020 | Recording

Join Erin and pick up shortcuts for converting classroom training to online delivery. In times like these, the mantra 80% and out the door is your friend.

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How to Present with Pizzazz Online

August 28, 2020 | Recording

The pros make presenting look easy, but the reality is it involves hours of preparation and practice. Discover 25 tips for designing and delivering powerful virtual presentations. Borrow ideas from the best so you can confidently present to handful or hundreds every time.

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The Role of Producer (and why Every Webinar Needs One)

August 11, 2020 | Recording

Listen people, your job is hard enough—don’t let technology get in the way! Whether it’s training for 10 or thousands, Bob Pike Group webinars include a producer in the background every time. Like a caddy to a golfer, a producer helps you avoid the bunkers of live virtual training. Join Kim to learn how you can play this essential role for colleagues or ramp someone up to assist you.

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How to Present with Pizzazz Online

July 9, 2020 | Recording

The pros make presenting look easy, but the reality is it involves hours of preparation and practice. Discover 25 tips for designing and delivering powerful virtual presentations. Borrow ideas from the best so you can confidently present to handful or hundreds every time.

Watch

Turn Classroom Content into Microlearning

June 26, 2020 | Recording
In this session, you’ll discuss how to chunk existing content into microlessons, transform classroom and elearning modules into quick bursts of training, and deliver it in a nice red bow!
Watch

Dealing with Difficult Webinar Behaviors

June 4, 2020 | Recording
With the right techniques, you can harness your audience into the driver’s seat for an exciting virtual training.
Watch

Powerhouse Virtual Design

May 21, 2020 | Recording
Glean insights from The Bob Pike Group’s experience designing hundreds of training courses for some of the best-known companies in the world.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Interactive Virtual Training

May 11, 2020 | Recording

Virtual training can feel intimidating for someone who’s used to face-to-face settings. We’re here to help you get a grip and gain confidence so your content can shine just as brightly online as it does in person.

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Turn Classroom Content into Microlearning—QUICK!

April 20 2020 | Recording
In this session, you’ll discuss how to drill down to what learners need-to-know, keep it quick, and deliver it in a nice red bow!
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9 Tips to Keep ’em Coming Back for More Virtual Training

April 13 | Recording
Discover how to make your webinars capture attention from the moment learners login, and keep their attention the whole way through.
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Turn Classroom Content into Microlearning—QUICK!

April 6 | Recording
In this session, you’ll discuss how to drill down to what learners need-to-know, keep it quick, and deliver it in a nice red bow!
Watch

Quick Energizers for Live and Virtual Training

August 20, 2019 | Recording
When energy plummets in class, your job gets tougher. Experience for yourself how energizers can rescue you and help people get ready to learn.
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The Interactive Virtual Trainer

June 3, 2019 | Recording
Experience how virtual training can be every bit as interactive as classroom with the right approach. Increase your confidence to deliver virtually as Scott models simple techniques you can use immediately.
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7 Worst Mistakes in Virtual Learning and What to Try Instead

September 20, 2018 | Recording
Discover the 7 worst mistakes that make virtual learning drag. You’ll experience easy fixes you can apply to your own content—tips to make your job easier and your training better.
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E-Learning Webinar

May 16, 2017
We know too much lecture drags down retention and learning transfer, yet most e-learning programs are lecture-heavy and interactive-light. Learners want and need to be engaged, and it’s easier than you think!
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Free Downloads

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Do's and Don'ts of Designing a Successful Webinar

Yes, webinars have a number of advantages, but they also present a unique set of challenges that can sabotage your training.

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How to Quickly Convert Classroom Teaching to Live Online Training

Get up and running and make your virtual training just as effective and engaging as the classroom by preparing yourself ahead of time with rapid design process.

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Turn Classroom Content to Microlearning—Quick

Podcasts

When Do You Need An Online Training Platform?

Nearly everyone has done a video meeting lately. But a video meeting isn’t the same as a learning session. Becky says if you want to be an effective teacher, you’re going to need an effective training platform and some rules.

Should You Sit On Your Hands During A Video Conference?

Becky learned sign language when she was growing up. You don’t need sign language when you’re in a video conference, but you need to be aware of your gestures. Becky tells us how to avoid your having your hands speak louder than you do!

Your Eyes Say A Lot: But What Are They Saying?

Eyes are the window to the soul. They can express a lot. So how do you make that work in your favor when you’re live on camera online?  Should you wear glasses?  And where should you look? Becky has the answers.

Keep Your Shirt On — How To Dress For A Successful Video Conference

Clothing matters…at least the part that people can see when you’re doing an online video conference. So what are the do’s and don’ts?  Becky has the answers for men and women.

How Not To Look Like A Mess In A Video Conference

Grooming matters when you’re on camera. Becky has some simple things you can do to look your best.
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