In 4 Easy Steps         For: Teachers, Trainers, Instructors, and PresentersBy: Sharon Bowman, author of Training from the...
a penand paper      because you will be taking some notes.
*
*    YOU will remember      what you WRITEbetter than what you READ.
Write one or two facts.
You justconnected toprior learning.
Write a sentence describing it.
You just created your personal learning goal.
How might YOU connect these adultlearners to the content and to each other?
How might YOU connect these adult learners to the content and to each other?    Quick-WriteSay: “Write a sentencedescribin...
How might YOU connect these adult learners to the content and to each other?    Quick-Write                              P...
How might YOU connect these adult learners to the content and to each other?                                              ...
1. What is step #1?2. What shouldlearners connect to?Write your answers to theabove questions. Click backthrough the slide...
Which items in the list below             do NOT include images?   Slides with bulleted lists (like this one)   Handouts...
Which items in the list below             do NOT include images?   Slides with bulleted lists (like this one)   Handouts...
Write step #2 in your notes.
More oxygen is now flowing to your brainwhich will help you learn better.
6 times6 ways
How might YOU have these adult learnersactively review content or actively practice skills?
T E A C H - BAC K S
T E A C H - BAC K S      Pair   Teach-BackLearners divideinto pairs (ortriads) and taketurns explainingconcepts ordemonstr...
T E A C H - BAC K S      Pair   Teach-Back            TableLearners divide       Teach-Backinto pairs (ortriads) and take ...
T E A C H - BAC K S      Pair   Teach-Back            Table                                            ClassLearners divid...
Here is a list of other practice activities.         Which ARE examples of step #3? Playing a review flashcard game Taki...
Here is a list of other practice activities.         Which ARE examples of step #3? Playing a review flashcard game      ...
Consider thesewhen choosing apractice activity:
Consider thesewhen choosing apractice activity:
Write a one-sentence summary   of step #3 in your notes.
Write a statementcomparing what youknew about how adultslearn with what younow know.
Reread yourpersonal learning goaland think about what youplan to do with what you’ve learned.
Self-assessmentsWritten or verbal testsSimulationsDemonstrationsProjectsTeach-backsPeer reviewsOn-the-job performance
A commitment to use   what has been       learned    or practiced.
1. What is step #4?Write the answer. If not sure, click to the next slide. 2. What should learners do during step #4?     ...
Step #1:             Step #3:Get them connected.     Let them do it.   Step #2:             Step #4: Show and tell.       ...
The 4 steps are about HUMAN learning, not just adult learning.Try them out with your children at home or your students at ...
Click through the slides and see if you canfind all the ways you were invited andencouraged to participate.Use interactive...
Books bySharon Bowman
www.amazon.com for book purchaseswww.Bowperson.com for free book excerpts
SharonBowmanwww.Bowperson.com
Teaching Adults ANYTHING in 4 Easy Steps
Teaching Adults ANYTHING in 4 Easy Steps
Teaching Adults ANYTHING in 4 Easy Steps
Teaching Adults ANYTHING in 4 Easy Steps
Teaching Adults ANYTHING in 4 Easy Steps
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Teaching Adults ANYTHING in 4 Easy Steps
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  1. 1. In 4 Easy Steps For: Teachers, Trainers, Instructors, and PresentersBy: Sharon Bowman, author of Training from the BACK of the Room!
  2. 2. a penand paper because you will be taking some notes.
  3. 3. *
  4. 4. * YOU will remember what you WRITEbetter than what you READ.
  5. 5. Write one or two facts.
  6. 6. You justconnected toprior learning.
  7. 7. Write a sentence describing it.
  8. 8. You just created your personal learning goal.
  9. 9. How might YOU connect these adultlearners to the content and to each other?
  10. 10. How might YOU connect these adult learners to the content and to each other? Quick-WriteSay: “Write a sentencedescribing what youwant to learn and thentell your table groupwhat you wrote.”
  11. 11. How might YOU connect these adult learners to the content and to each other? Quick-Write Pair-ShareSay: “Write a sentencedescribing what you Say: “Introducewant to learn and then yourself to onetell your table group other person andwhat you wrote.” tell him or her three facts you already know about the topic.”
  12. 12. How might YOU connect these adult learners to the content and to each other? Mark-Ups Say: “Read the Quick-Write list of learning Pair-Share objectives andSay: “Write a sentencedescribing what you Say: “Introduce circle the onewant to learn and then yourself to one most importanttell your table group other person and to you. Tell yourwhat you wrote.” tell him or her three table group facts you already which one you know about the circled and why.” topic.”
  13. 13. 1. What is step #1?2. What shouldlearners connect to?Write your answers to theabove questions. Click backthrough the slides if you’renot sure of the answers.
  14. 14. Which items in the list below do NOT include images? Slides with bulleted lists (like this one) Handouts that include photos Verbal facts about the topic Personal stories about the topic Text-only handouts and charts
  15. 15. Which items in the list below do NOT include images? Slides with bulleted lists (like this one) Handouts that include photos No Verbal facts about the topic images here, Personal stories about the topic here, and here. Text-only handouts and charts
  16. 16. Write step #2 in your notes.
  17. 17. More oxygen is now flowing to your brainwhich will help you learn better.
  18. 18. 6 times6 ways
  19. 19. How might YOU have these adult learnersactively review content or actively practice skills?
  20. 20. T E A C H - BAC K S
  21. 21. T E A C H - BAC K S Pair Teach-BackLearners divideinto pairs (ortriads) and taketurns explainingconcepts ordemonstratingskills they’velearned duringthe class.
  22. 22. T E A C H - BAC K S Pair Teach-Back TableLearners divide Teach-Backinto pairs (ortriads) and take Each table groupturns explaining chooses aconcepts or concept or skilldemonstrating to explain orskills they’ve demonstrate tolearned during the rest of thethe class. class.
  23. 23. T E A C H - BAC K S Pair Teach-Back Table ClassLearners divide Teach-Backinto pairs (or Teach-Backtriads) and take Each table group The class dividesturns explaining chooses a into half. Eachconcepts or concept or skill half teaches ordemonstrating to explain or demonstrates askills they’ve demonstrate to concept or skilllearned during the rest of the to the other half.the class. class.
  24. 24. Here is a list of other practice activities. Which ARE examples of step #3? Playing a review flashcard game Taking part in a skill-related skit Reading a set of slides Participating in job-shadowing or on-the-job training Watching a topic-related video
  25. 25. Here is a list of other practice activities. Which ARE examples of step #3? Playing a review flashcard game Yes, Taking part in a skill-related skit these are Reading a set of slides examples No of active practice active Participating in job-shadowing here or practice. or on-the-job training here. Watching a topic-related video
  26. 26. Consider thesewhen choosing apractice activity:
  27. 27. Consider thesewhen choosing apractice activity:
  28. 28. Write a one-sentence summary of step #3 in your notes.
  29. 29. Write a statementcomparing what youknew about how adultslearn with what younow know.
  30. 30. Reread yourpersonal learning goaland think about what youplan to do with what you’ve learned.
  31. 31. Self-assessmentsWritten or verbal testsSimulationsDemonstrationsProjectsTeach-backsPeer reviewsOn-the-job performance
  32. 32. A commitment to use what has been learned or practiced.
  33. 33. 1. What is step #4?Write the answer. If not sure, click to the next slide. 2. What should learners do during step #4? Write the answer. If not sure, click back to slide #51.
  34. 34. Step #1: Step #3:Get them connected. Let them do it. Step #2: Step #4: Show and tell. Stand back and applaud.
  35. 35. The 4 steps are about HUMAN learning, not just adult learning.Try them out with your children at home or your students at school. Teach other parents, friends, and co-workers what you’ve learned.
  36. 36. Click through the slides and see if you canfind all the ways you were invited andencouraged to participate.Use interactive elements like these in anytype of computer-based training, includingyour own Slide Share presentations.Your learners will be glad you did!
  37. 37. Books bySharon Bowman
  38. 38. www.amazon.com for book purchaseswww.Bowperson.com for free book excerpts
  39. 39. SharonBowmanwww.Bowperson.com
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