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I always think of the way my brain works as linear but the truth is, it isn't....and it would serve me well to remember that same about my students!

Authentic learning is something that I think we, as educators, strive for and I find that sometimes it is easier said than done.

Motivation is a such a key factor of success!

Emotional Intelligence and Self-Regulation in learning - being self aware and self reflective is so important!

There are many different ways one can process and store learned material. By using a variety of delivery methods, the teacher can ensure they give everyone a positive learning experience.

By using concrete information, we can come up with abstract solutions to problems. Math and Engineering are two fields where being versed in these concepts is very useful.

Adapting to various learning styles with let students be able to engage in the lesson. 

By using different teaching techniques, you will have a better understanding of the students because you are allowing for students to engage with their learning style.

Teaching adults you have to mindful that they are expecting to get results from the class for their future.

Ages 16-23
Achieve emotional independence.
Prepare for marriage and family.
Choose and prepare for a career.
Develop an ethical system.
Ages 23-35
Decide on a partner.
Start a family.
Manage a home.
Start an occupation.
Assume civic responsibility.
Ages 35-45
Adapt to a changing time perspective.
Revise career plans.
Redefine family relationships.
Ages 45-57
Maintain a career or develop a new one.
Re-establish family relationships.
Make mature civic contributions.
Adjust to biological change.
Ages 57-65
Prepare for retirement.
Ages 65+
Adjust to retirement.
Adjust to declining health and strength.
Become affiliated with late-adult age groups.
Establish satisfactory living arrangements.
Adjust to the death of a spouse.
Maintain integrity.

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