Effective Teaching Strategies

06/23/2014
BY SEAN WILKINSON I have served as an officer in the fire service for five years. During that time, I have made sure that I taught drills to my firefighters at least twice a year or once every drill season. My educational background in secondary education has provided me with different techniques for sharing the information I want to pass along to other firefighters. As the lead drill instructor, you should be excited about what you are teaching and the way that you are presenting your material. If you are hesitant about or not thrilled with your material or presentation method, your drill will be lacking, and firefighters will tune out shortly after it begins. Presented below are tips an...

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