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How to Engage Adult Learners – Six Steps to Adult Learning Success

The Chinese philosopher, Lao Tse, provides a brief but eloquent prescription for adult learning: Tell me, I may listen. Teach me, I may remember. Involve me, I will do it. If we want adults to feel involved so that learning will occur, there are six training design steps that will achieve the necessary level of… Read More »

Authentic Assessment in the Classroom

Day 28 – Your last new learning day! The last new topic of the 30-day process is authentic assessment and rubrics. Authentic assessment is basically any type of assessment that is not paper-and-pencil type of testing. It can include projects, portfolios, or running records. I first really used authentic assessment when I student taught in… Read More »

Yoga for Brain Injury

For people recovering from traumatic brain injury (TBI), concussion or head trauma, yoga offers gentle exercise with therapeutic benefits. Many survivors find themselves unable to pursue former ways of staying in shape. Balance difficulties, loss of motor control, vertigo, and neck injuries limit physical activity, further restricting an already curtailed lifestyle. Fortunately, a yoga practice… Read More »

Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Maturity

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is one popular emotions-related subject, and not only in the world of business. The EI approach to living life supports folks to identify their emotions as they happen, and manage their emotions in their interactions with others. EI is one approach to social coping. What I experience personally and professionally with folks… Read More »

Cooperative Learning, NOT Group Work, is the Key to a Successful Future

Teachers learn a variety of different skills and strategies throughout their college education. Once employed, teachers hone their skills by finding out what really works in the classroom for them. Many teachers also further their education by attending graduate school or other professional development workshops and seminars. In so doing, teachers keep abreast of the… Read More »

How to Climb Better – Tips For Climbing Movement, Mentality, and Technique Skills

The proliferation of climbing gyms has rapidly changed the climbing sport scene. Now, people who otherwise would be too scared to try rock climbing are flocking to gyms. As a result, the sport is growing at an exponential rate. People are progressing from easy 5.7 grade climbs to more difficult 5.10+ climbs at an unprecedented… Read More »