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Posted by Douglas on Jan 30, 2013

Recently Laura suggested to me that I ought to post links to my five-part series of articles "Spanning the Ages" on this site, since it is posted on a separate site, but would be of interest to readers here. So here it is. In it, I share some tips and experience that I've accumulated from years of speaking to and teaching people from all different age groups.

Spanning the Ages Part One: Teaching Children

Spanning the Ages Part Two: Teaching Teenagers

Spanning the Ages Part Three: Teaching Adults

Spanning the Ages Part Four: Teaching Senior Citizens

Spanning the Ages Part Five: Putting it All Together

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