I have learned the different ways in which adult learners learn and how to best meet them where they are.
I have learned how to prepare mentally and physically as i take on the task of being a new instructor. I am not new to teaching but facilitating a classroom of adult learners will be challenging and rewarding.
I have learned that early prep and planning will lead to a more successful experience for both the instructor and students.
I have learned the importance of exemplifying professionalism at all times. Leading by example is often quoted but it is a process that should constantly be evaluated. Growing both personally and professionally should be a continuous cycle.
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