“We all need people who give us feedback. That is how we improve” – Bill Gates
Adults are self-deterministic as learners. This means that we seek to control our own performance and improve it where possible. To do this, we need to know (1) what we have done well, (2) what areas we can improve, and
Wishing everyone at the ISFSI and beyond a healthy and happy New Year.
This month I want to talk about the cycle of competence and how it relates to everything we do in the fire service. I learned about the cycle of competence when I was taking Tai Kwon Do. My master instructor or Sa Bum Nim, Jay
During the month of October, a bulk of Fire Departments across the country, both career staffed, and volunteer staffed, take one-week per year, and curb their enthusiasm. The focus of their attention moves away from fire suppression and goes towards fire prevention. This newsletter is not to talk at
Congratulations! You have just been put in charge of driver training for your entire fire department. No worries, it’s not like fire apparatus crashes are one of the greatest liabilities a fire department may ever face, often paying out millions of dollars for a lawsuit. And it’s not like you will b
Learning in fire and emergency medical services is related to the ability to process, store, retrieve, adapt, and utilize information and skills both in the training environment and in the field. As instructors we tend to default towards lecture, often supplemented with presentation software, such a