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¦¦¦Alpine Practical Teaching

Dates: Thursday, February 15, 2024 - Friday, February 16, 2024 from 8:45 am - 4 pm ET (2 Days)
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Event Type: Education Clinic

Location: Okemo (VT) (Plan to meet your group on snow at the starting time listed above, in front of the quad lifts at the clock tower base. If we are notified of any change, we will email and/or text updated information to you. - Outdoor Registration)

Host Division: Eastern

Registration Information:
- First Chair Rate: $228.00 (available through Wednesday, January 24)
- Last Chair Rate: $253.00
- CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 11:59 pm ET

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:
Course Name: Practical Teaching
Discipline: Alpine
Time: 2 Days
Credits: 12 Continuing Education Credits
Environment: Green to Blue Terrain
Prerequisites: Minimum Level I Certified

Course Description:
This course explores the components of the Teaching and Service models to help instructors to teach a broader range of guests. Topics to be addressed include the pros and cons of different types of feedback; how to identify and adapt to different learning styles; effectively moving beyond task and command teaching styles to create understanding and performance improvements; and identifying the stages of learning and how to move our guests understanding to the next level. This course is a useful prerequisite for a teaching exam
Learning Experiences:
Specific activities will vary depending on the group and environmental conditions; however, they will typically include:
• Develop teaching models incorporating the learning partnership, the teaching cycle, lateral learning, teaching for transfer with appropriate feedback.
• Identify Student Behavior, learning preferences, motivations, attitude and values.
• Identify Teacher Behavior, teaching styles, selecting appropriate activities, choosing appropriate terrain and providing meaningful feedback.
• Learn techniques to help with class management, safety and professionalism.

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