Instruction Uncut: The Emergency Scenario

 1 in a 1000, 1 in a Million? There are some situations which are really unlikely or there are some situations which probably just wont happen, so you might be wondering do you really need to teach it, to prepare for it?

In this presentation we explore the emergency situation and why you shouldn’t ignore it, as well as how to think about preparing for that unlikely but possible event.


Instruction Uncut: Theory or Revision

Students learn in different ways. Teaching can be done in various ways too. As a novice instructor you may be wondering why theory and revision lessons work differently and achieve different outcomes.

So is one better than another? I take a look at both lesson types, both Theory in teaching and revision to discuss how they work together to provide the desired teaching outcomes.

Taking on the Challenge

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I want you to think of something that you were asked to do recently that just seemed out of reach—impossible to get done.

Chances are that when it was given to you it came across like this, ‘What do you think you . . .’ or ‘Do you think you could . . .’ where whoever asked the question truly would have expected a Yes or No answer.

What you’re remembering or thinking of, hold it for later. Continue reading

Are you qualified?

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The question can also be—Are you still qualified to do your job? Harsh question right? After all who am I to ask you out there whether you’re qualified to do the work you do? Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mean to offend, but I found myself pondering the legitimacy of the question. Continue reading