Best Practices in Adult Learning

NISL’s Executive Development Program leverages leading research in adult pedagogy to ensure that participants are engaged and that the curriculum results in changes in practice.

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The NISL program builds in best practices from the leading research on adult pedagogy, including:

  • Direct instruction with highly interactive methods, such as Socratic questioning, group discussions, role-playing, video case studies and technology-assisted simulations
  • Sustained, job-embedded learning, with smaller doses of training over an extended period of time, allowing for application and review bridging the acquisition of new learnings.
  • Action Learning Projects that empower practicing principals to take on the real challenges they face in their buildings
  • A Professional Learning Community that fosters powerful peer-to-peer interactions in a safe environment—a network of support that often continues long after the training is complete

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