Luma Learning Strategies in the Transportation Industry
Teaching Without A Teaching Degree: Luma Learning Lessons contains 52 lesson plans and worksheets with 106 different teaching strategies designed for the trucking industry that can easily be adapted to suit any age and content topic.
Our free Luma Learning Lessons include objectives, estimated time, materials and instructional procedures for classroom and online teaching. You can use parts of each lesson for a blended experience, meaning part online and part f2f. We include these pillars from our learning research to illustrate where they are infused in our lessons.
|1.||This lesson is meant for drivers, but can be adapted for any person. Feel free to use the PPT Presentation to show the images that are presented below in the lesson.|
|2.||Put note cards and post-it-notes on the tables. Make sure each table has different colored post-it notes.|
|3.||Place participants into small groups.|
|4.||Have them come up with a team name. This makes it fun and adds an element of competition.|
|5.||Tell everyone to grab a note card. Have everyone print: “personal productivity” on one side and have them draw a picture on the other side about what it means to them. Optional: You can share this example. They should do this individually.
|6.||Then have each individual in the group discuss their images and see if they can come up with a theme.|
|7.||Ask the class, “What did your images have in common?” Discuss. Optional Script: “How much you can get done during the work day coupled with how well you do it equates to how employers measure a person’s overall work performance. More productive workers generally make a higher hourly wage or salary.” Show this image:
|8.||Discussion: “Why do you productive drivers get assigned more miles?” Have them brainstorm a list on the post-it-notes. Instruct the participants to bring their post-it-notes up and stick them on the board.|
|9.||Discuss the post-its. Make sure all the reasons covered on Luma’s eNugget® were covered. You can use it as a teaching reference.|
|10.||Show this image and reinforce, “Productivity is a combination of the amount of work you do in a given period of time combined with how well you do it.”
|11.||Transition to the worksheet provided. Ask the participants to rate themselves on their personal productivity. Explain this is for them and only if they want to share. Reflect and consider how they can improve their personal productivity. Have them work through their worksheets.|
|12.||Ask the drivers if they want to share their thoughts. Optional: Give out journals with your company logo to anyone that has listed goals. Write a note on the inside telling them that you are there to support them in being productive.|
|1.||Provide the Luma eNugget® Personal Productivity or a similar preventive screening listing.|
|2.||Have them fill out the worksheet provided.|
|3.||Meet with participants one-on-one via LumaLive or similar technology to coach them and help them with coming up with strategies to be more productive.|