A Look at Transfer
Help adult learners transfer professional development content into their classrooms.
Using teacher-tested techniques, the authors present research-based strategies for professional developers that foster content transfer from the staff training setting directly into the classroom. Listing the types of content transfer teachers commonly use, the text calls on staff trainers to:
- Understand how transfer works and set expectations for transfer of learning�
- Model authentic examples of what successful transfer looks like in the classroom
- Invite participants to consider their usual styles of transfer and to try new ones
- Brainstorm ideas with adult learners for applying new content in their lessons