Tips For Learning Names


Episode 148: Do you find learning names challenging? You are not alone. Not everyone has easy recall upon meeting new people, so don’t fret. In this “Listener Question” episode, host Phil Brown offers multiple tips on how to learn names of participants. It’s an important skill to have as a facilitator. Here are some tips on how to learn names.

Topics and Questions Presented in this Episode

  • Use of Name Tags – pros and cons
  • A variety of reinforcing name activities to try 
  • Try High 5 me High 5 you
  • Examine the purpose of the name game activity 

Additional Information

Have a questions for a future VPP episode? We want to hear from you. Send your questions to or DM Phil @verticalplaypen on Instagram

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