Monthly Archives: April 2014

Parallel between Teenage and Adult Learning in the Classroom

Originally posted on International. Multicultural. Translation.:
This past week an article that was given to us in the Methods of Teaching English Language Learners course was Getting Teens to Really Work in Class by Patricia Lauria de Gentile and Ana…

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Multiple Intelligences = Multiple Options

Originally posted on connectedbylove:
Howard Gardner became fascinated with psychology and it changed is course of study, eventually leading him to identify what he calls the seven “intelligences” of the human brain: Linguistic intelligence (sensitivity to and aptitude for written…

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Leaders Training Future Leaders

Originally posted on Leadership & Training:
All trainers are leaders because they influence people in their organizations to accomplish the mission. The flip side to that thought is that all leaders are trainers. In too many organizations however leaders are…

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Adult educators – an ageing profession?

Originally posted on Lifelong Learning Matters:
Is there a problem brewing as many of our most skilled and experienced adult educators are growing older and a significant cohort is nearing retirement? Is our profession becoming a grey area? If so,…

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Trainers, remember: Context Before Content

Recently, a friend and fellow blogger asked the question, “Is nothing sacred?” I’ll give you a moment to check out the link… (insert hold music) According to this post, the answer was an emphatic no. I would have to agree. Coincidentally,…

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User Instruction

Originally posted on Jessica Louise Neefe:
When studying user instruction it is very important to consider the three main learning styles: physiological, cognitive, and affective.  These learning must all be considered when teaching certain users.  Considering everyone has their own…

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Teaching for Understanding

Originally posted on Lifelong Learning Matters:
Learning facts can be a crucial backdrop to learning for understanding, but learning facts is not learning for understanding. From ‘What is Understanding’  Teaching for knowledge or teaching for understanding? This is a hot…

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