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Teaching Adult Learners

Information for teachers of adults, whether on the job or in the community. Find adult learning principles here, train-the-trainer tips, and a full training tool box.
  1. Andragogy (11)
  2. Classroom Management (14)
  3. Web Resources for Teachers (8)

5 Principles of Teaching Adults
Adults learn differently than children. If you're teaching adult students, it's important to understand the five principles of teaching adults. It's important to know how adults learn.

5 Crucial Skills for the Teacher of Adults
Are you ready to teach your adult education class? We've got 5 crucial skills to help you, and lots of supporting information.

Adult Education Associations and Organizations

The Best of 2009 for Teachers of Adult Students
A list of the most-asked for articles in 2009 from teachers of non-traditional students, adults aged 25 or older. From ice breakers to lesson plans, get it all here.

Top 10 Ice Breakers of 2009
Check out the top 10 ice breakers of 2009. Three times a year, people flock to the Continuing Education site for ice breakers that will make the first day of class exciting. Any day of class, really. Find out which ice breakers they chose as the top 10 of 2009.

Classroom - What Do You Put on Your Tables to Inspire Creativity
What do you put on the tables in your classroom to inspire creativity in your students? Even adults appreciate fun, colorful objects that can be used to introduce themselves, calm anxiety, or just add to the classroom experience. Share what you have found to be helpful.

Classroom Preparation - Inspire Creativity
Preparing the tables in your adult classroom can mean the difference between a boring class and a creative class. Know what to put on the tables in your classroom to encourage creative thinking.

Al Beck Bio
For 40 years, Al Beck opened doors for students and strove to balance their cognitive and affective energies. About Continuing Education presents some of his unique ideas concerning creativity in education.

Ronald Gross - Bio
Ron Gross champions great conversations through numerous books, widespread speaking, and provocative activism.

Jessica Edmonds Bio
Meet Jessica Edmonds, contributing writer to Continuing Education at About.com.

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