"Sit and Get" Won't Grow Dendrites (2nd ed.)

20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain

by Marcia L. Tate

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  • 9781412999342
  • 9781452279923
  • 9781452283852

Make professional development unforgettable

Teaching busy adults can be a daunting task. How do you grab their attention and make material memorable? Expert Marcia Tate knows how adults learn best and shares 20 professional development strategies that work. What you’ll find in the 2nd edition:

  • 20 learning strategies proven to engage adults and boost long-term retention
  • 150 professional learning activities that spark educator participation 
  • New findings on learning styles, brain research, and adult learning theory
  • References to the new Learning Forward Professional Standards
  • Samples of professional learning designs
  • Guided reflection and application sections


  • SAGE Publications; June 2012
  • ISBN: 9781452279923
  • Edition: 2
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: "Sit and Get" Won't Grow Dendrites
  • Author: Marcia L. Tate
  • Imprint: Corwin
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781412999342
  • 9781452279923
  • 9781452283852

In The Press

"The focus is on teaching busy adults and creating experiences that reinforce learning: new findings in brain research, learning styles, and differences between adult and younger learners make this a powerful, recommended pick for any adult education collection."