Teaching the adult is more than a teacher-learner relationship. It is a symbiotic learning experience. The adults entering the classroom have an abundance of life experiences, a variety of educational backgrounds, diverse working skills, and differing needs and expectations for being there.
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You are not the teacher lecturing in front of the classroom, but rather serve as their guide, consultant, counselor, and support. You are there to hone their skills for questioning techniques, evaluating responses, and often assisting in the process of their decision-making.
Some of your students may be older in years than you are-NOT TO WORRY! They are there to learn the process of educating themselves and are just as apprehensive as you are. Probably more so, they have not been in a classroom as long as you have.
Enjoy the experience, you may learn more than you teach. I moften have.