At 1107 Nashville Avenue in Sheffield, Alabama sits a modest abode. It was home to my grandparents, my father and his two sisters for more than 50-years. Not only did is serve as the gathering place for our fifteen family members to celebrate during the holidays, but it was a summer retreat for me,
1. Tell us about yourself and why you decided to join the fire service
I am a Kenyan born in Nairobi (capital city of Kenya). I have been in the emergency services since 1996 starting out as a volunteer First Aider with St. John Ambulance Brigade. I qualified as a First Aid Trainer in June 1998 and
Here is a good example of exposure protection. The Rule of 15 certainly applies here, at least from the distance point of view. In many older cities, it is rare to have a fire without an exposure problem. In North Hudson, the Rule always applies…usually to several of the exposures. Here, whatever wa
I think a lot of fire service instructors depend on the connection they create with the student to determine successes or failures with their delivery. Being connected as a class can produce outcomes that exceed all expectations of what the group might have originally thought. I recently
Teaching in the adult/professional learning environment has many similarities to providing instructional guidance in the K-12 learning setting. In both arenas, the end goal remains the same—learning or behavior modification.
In the adult learning environment, there are many tools, strategies, and