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Teaching strategies: Staff development challenge: Best practices for dealing with resistant learners

Briefings on Evidence-Based Staff Development (formerly The Staff Educator), June 1, 2010

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Start by recognizing and accepting three things about resistant learners. First, there will always be some individuals who are resistant to education. This is an ongoing challenge with which all staff development specialists must deal.

 

Second, don’t blame yourself for somebody else’s lack of motivation. You are not responsible for others’ desire to learn. Evaluate the effectiveness of your programming and make improvements or changes as evidence dictates. But don’t assume responsibility for colleagues’ behaviors, and don’t let anybody else make you responsible for them.

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