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
Let’s discuss exposure issues and tactics over the next few installments. Where I worked in North Hudson (NJ) Regional Fire & Rescue, we almost never have a fire without an exposure concern. This concern must cause the Incident Commander to recognize that the stakes of the game have been raised and
Scenario: As your department training officer, you have noticed that performance at emergency scenes has not been up to standard. As a result, you put together a quick training program to address the performance gaps, but the solution hasn’t been as successful as you had hoped and now the Chief is q
Training on a dime can be a daunting task, oftentimes, the equipment and tools need to simulate real-world operations are expensive and not feasible for smaller departments. However, there is hope for smaller departments hoping to train, they simply need to think outside of the box. Here are some h
Full Contact Training with Chief AvilloEffective Survival Training – Putting on the Pressure
It is critical that firefighters be taught and understand basic survival tactics and skills. Successfully negotiating entanglements is one of those skills. Negotiating a reduced clearance area is another. D