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COABE2023 Presentations and Materials

Presentation # 1 Research-based Strategies to Maximize Adult Student Engagement, Learning, and Performance on Standardized Testing: Download the handout here. Presentation # 2 How to Move Adult Ed Programs from Good to Great for Learners’ Benefits: Download the handout here. Presentation# 3 Leveraging Differentiated Instruction (DI) to Develop Instructors and Increase Adult Students’Engagement and Learning: Download […]

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5 Ways to Keep Adult Learners Engaged

Teaching adult learners can be extremely rewarding. Adults are generally more intrinsically motivated and have longer attention spans. Having a classroom full of adult learners in front of you means that you are working with a group who is learning by choice, thus, you don’t have to worry about behavioral issues or low motivation. With

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How to Make Division Visible in Adult Education Math Classes

It is important to make division visible in adult education math classes, rather than teaching it as an abstract concept. After all, division is one of the four basic math operations. Yet adults, like children, find it challenging. Díez–Palomar, Menéndez and Civil note the following: “Adults tend to prefer concrete mathematics rather than an abstract

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How to Make Fractions Visible in Adult Education Math Classes

One way of helping learners become successful is by making fractions visible in adult education classes. For many adults, it seems impossible to gain proficiency in fractions. The task seems daunting. However, the skill is not only necessary for learning more advanced mathematics and science, but it is important in everyday life. Following recipes, dividing

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5 Ways to Check and Assess Adult Learners’ Comprehension

Educators love working with highly motivated adult learners, but how can you make sure your adult students are actually making progress? We use a variety of assessment methods to find out just that. Formative assessment is beneficial to both teachers and students, providing insights into the students’ cognitive process and highlighting areas that need further

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Ways to Promote Critical Thinking in the Adult Ed Classroom

Critical thinking is the key to learning. It helps us analyze and process new information, make decisions, and ask important questions. When students exercise critical thinking, they make connections and evaluate information through a series of lenses. Adults face situations that require critical thinking every day. You don’t need to teach them how to think

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8 Ways to Provide Clear Instructions to Adult Learners

A common misconception in education is that adults are easier to teach than younger students. This is actually a personal preference of teaching style; both adults and young learners require clear, effective, and organized instruction. A major difference between adults and young learners is motivation. Adults are more intrinsically motivated, so they come to class

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10 Strategies To Help Adult Students Process Information

Many adults are headed back to school — why? We think Benjamin Franklin explained it best: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” We couldn’t agree more. Education and learning have been helping students create brighter futures for as long as we have existed. But education isn’t just for kids, adults are eager to

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How to Immediately Become a Better Adult Ed Instructor

Do you want to become a better adult ed instructor? Keep reading … Teaching is a never-ending battle for learners’ attention and engagement. The best instructors, like the best musicians, are good at taking their audience on engaging journeys. They create an interesting atmosphere, make room for meaningful interactions, and tap into people’s emotions. In

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Watching These Videos Makes Adult Education Teachers Smarter

You are a responsible adult education teacher, and you want to sharpen your teaching skills. Like most excellent adult education teachers, your desire is to do an excellent job. You want to connect better with your learners. In other words, you need to plan and teach meaningful lessons. Additionally, at some point, you also want

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