Adult Learners

Adult Learning: My “AHA” Moment

The thing I love most about learning is there’s always something new: a perspective, idea or technique that gives way to a different level of understanding. This happened recently as I attended a training on the principles of adult learning. During the day-long session, participants were taught various steps for designing learning opportunities for adults as…

Buildings Don’t Make Schools

By Folami Prescott-Adams Jr. Academy Principal Greg Leaphart of Drew Charter School conducted a tour with a visiting charter school leader, 8 student teaching residents and myself. We all ooh’d and ah’d at the rolling chairs and the hangout-steps (complete with electrical outlets – 2 per step) made out of the wood from the trees…