Installment #4: What My Toddler Has Taught Me About Adult Learning

Lesson #4:

Sometimes we can learn a great deal by carefully observing others.

Surely dad knows what he's doing!

Even if others aren’t exactly experts!

(No offense, dear husband.)

As one of my PLA students wrote in her essay on Leadership Communication:

I learned all about leadership communication by working for a person who did not do it well. Everything she did represented everything one should not do when striving to be a leader.

Here are links to previous installments of What My Toddler Has Taught Me About Adult Learning:

#1 – Learning Can Happen When We Challenge our Perspectives

#2 -Learning is Developmental

#3 – We Learn by Direct Experience

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13 thoughts on “Installment #4: What My Toddler Has Taught Me About Adult Learning

  1. Maybe it’s just because of the variety it adds, but I’m always impressed when I see someone cite the learning they achieved through a negative experience. People seem so caught up in feeling that they have to portray everything as a success, but as we all know failures can teach just as much (if not more).

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