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Teach With Style by Lynn Hodges, Jim Teeters

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The Spontaneous Instructor Style

 

  

Spontaneous instruction gives adults the opportunity and permission to try out new ways of learning and to break free from old patterns. Unpredictability fosters the process of “unfreezing” adults from the same old line of thinking. Plan and allow for play, humor, and surprise in your instruction. When adults play, laugh, and take risks together, resistance to new ideas and information tends to weaken and fall. This chapter presents strategies and learning tactics that will help you liberate your learners from conventional ways of understanding and behaving. When instruction is spontaneous, anything can happen, which not only frees the learners but the instructor as well.

Spontaneous strategies include ...

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