We all likely know that lessons learned are the product of an after-action meeting. What we may not pay enough attention to is how to make the most of the results. Lessons learned has a wonderful sound to it, partly due to the alliteration, but the term does not completely do justice to the process.
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
Part of being a fire service instructor in this day and age is to deliver a pre-planned curriculum that has been created, vetted and has an element of quality assurance by other peers. After all, if the students could do it themselves there would be no need for the instructor right? In my neck of th
Brothers and Sisters:Greetings! I hope this finds you all reasonably hale and hearty during what truly is turning out to be very trying times. Perhaps that varies a bit depending on your State and your location within it, but we are all feeling the impact to some extent, if in no way other than the
Many articles have been written about the differences in each of the three current generations serving in the fire service: Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millenials. While some from the Greatest Generation continue to serve, soon enough the next generation, Gen Z, will enter our workforce. It is helpful to