Because adult learners can be so diverse in age, background, and motivating factors, educators need a large toolkit of strategies to keep everyone engaged.
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As an adult educator, you’ve most likely heard about your learners’ struggles to pay for their continued education. When your learners come to you with the inevitable question of where to find grants and scholarships, suggest some of the sources below to aid them in their searches.
For educators, learning games do more than help learners learn in a fun way. They also offer helpful ways to assess whether lessons are making sense to your class and to tweak your approach accordingly. And, of course, you’re reminding your adult learners that it’s all right to have a bit a fun in the classroom!
I want to share eight of the courses I would recommend for learners in the TRIO Veterans Upward Bound Program to consider, as I’ve personally seen these courses be well-received by military learners (and adult learners in general).
Whether it’s certificates versus certifications or degrees versus licenses, let’s discuss these four different types of credentials and the length of time and maintenance needed to upkeep them, and we’ll look at a few examples for each type so that you can get a better idea of what they entail.
We have three updated and newly created preparation courses for the ACT WorkKeys exams that reflect updated standards and requirements from ACT®. Each of these courses is leveled to match the assessments and help students improve their knowledge. Students will find that each level builds upon previous levels, requiring cumulative knowledge of prior and current levels to move ahead successfully in a course.
Since her appointment as Secretary of Education by Donald Trump, Betsy DeVos has received much criticism for many of her decisions in office. Now, Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is saying the role of Education secretary should be held by an educator. Read more about this story, and more, in this week’s EdNews Round Up.