Friday December 6, 2013
When we think of learning styles, most of us think "classroom," but learning takes place in lots of other places, including the workplace. Maybe more so in the workplace. Every day of the year.
If you supervise people, your job may be easier if you consider that your employees learn in different ways. Ron Gross discusses the matter in Learning Styles in the Workplace.
I'm interested in your response to this. What has been your experience in this regard?
Thursday December 5, 2013
Most GED seekers could use a pep talk. Some need a gentle nudge. Others might need a good poke, maybe even a shove from a famous bad guy.
From gentle to extreme, YourGED offers pep talks at 13 levels from celebrities: Celebrity GED Pep Talks
It's a wonderful idea. If you need a pep talk to get your GED, this list is for you. Choose a level, or a celebrity, and be inspired. Pass your test before the end of this month or you'll need to start all over with the new 2014 test.
We have lots of articles to help you: Get Your GED
Good luck! You can do it.
Wednesday December 4, 2013
"Do you sometimes need a stirring reminder of why your work in adult and continuing education is so important?"
Ron Gross knows how you feel, and he knows where you can find the inspiration you need to keep the fire of lifelong learning alive. Ron writes a new article for us about his experience as a new inductee into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame: Hall of Fame Honors Our Past and Inspires Our Future
Ron has written about myriad topics for us, from creative aging to telling the stories of your life and self-directed learning. You can find a list of his articles on his bio page: Ronald Gross
Thanks Ron! And congratulations! We are proud to feature your impressive work.
Tuesday December 3, 2013
People Bingo is always at the top of the list of games to play in the classroom, especially when your students are adults. It's fun, easy, and adults don't groan when you announce an ice breaker. Well, at least not as loudly.
This time of year, it's fun to customize your bingo cards with Christmas ideas, so we made a new list for you: People Bingo Christmas Idea List
You'll find instructions on how to play, and lot of other ideas, in our People Bingo Collection
Why do teachers play ice breakers in the classroom? They're effective in lots of ways: 5 Reasons to Use Ice Breakers in the Classroom
Happy Holidays, everyone! Ho Ho Ho!