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Cancelled: Alpine Level 3 Teaching Skills: Lesson Planning and Implementation

Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2024 from 8:45 am - 4 pm MT
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Event Type: Prep Clinic

Location: Snowbird (Upper Level of the Creekside Lodge, Entry 1)
Snowbird will require reservations for parking this year, and bus service will be more limited. If you register for a Snowbird event, please plan your travel and reserve your parking early. Please check the website for most up to date parking and public transportation:

Host Division: Intermountain

Registration Information:
- First Chair Rate: $100.00 (available through Monday, January 1)
- Last Chair Rate: $125.00
- CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, Alpine level 2 certification required to register

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 11:59 pm MT

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:

Description: Teaching Skills Clinic. Full Day, On-Snow. Qualifies as Assessment Prep and Continuing Education

Assessment Prep Goal: Prepare candidates for the teaching segment of the Level 3 Assessment.

Continuing Education Goal: Enhance participants' ability to administer a fun, engaging and quality lesson for guests through the advanced zone.

Clinic Outcomes: By the end of this clinic, participants will demonstrate:

-- How to use observations about skier performance to create a lesson plan.

-- The ability to organize and present a lesson that is based on student desires, motivation,


-- How to deliver a logical progression of experiences, activities, exercises, and/or games that

culminate in a memorable lesson.

-- The ability to influence learning by continually assessing and adapting to ongoing


Clinic Experiences:

-- Clinic leaders may present a 45-60 min. lesson that demonstrates collaboration in

determining the outcome, development of an initial experience, clear/logical progressive

communication of information, and pacing of activities/practice, and effective

review/reflection of the lesson.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to practice collaborating with students to

develop a plan with a common theme that allows for individualized experiences and

optimizes student engagement in the learning process.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to continually assess and adapt pacing of

activities to allow for individual customization within the common theme.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to manage activities to provide ample

opportunity for practice, play and exploration in order to develop student's own

understanding of performance.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to adapt activities to accommodate individual

differences in performance and understanding as they occur.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to ask purposeful questions that encourage the

student's ability to recognize, reflect upon and assess the experiences to enhance

understanding and application.

-- Clinic leaders will initiate review and reflection of clinic activities as they relate to the clinic


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