Tag Archives: Lecture

RescueDigest Resources: Student-Centered Education

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It's important to remember that the digital resources below will not, by themselves, transform your classroom or your educational experience. However, used properly with student-centered education theory, these resources will help you enhance understanding, increase retention and improve performance for your students.

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Extrication Training Symposium

A RescueDigest Extrication Training Opportunity! A RescueDigest affiliate, the Southeastern Extrication School is a non-profit organization comprised of six volunteers committed to furthering the response capabilities of local emergency responders to motor vehicle collisions and other types of entrapments.  Their efforts include purchasing specialty equipment not commonly available for emergency use, providing local departments and industry training, and furthering our ...

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One Door Opens, Another One Closes

Wait, Isn’t it supposed to be the other way around with doors? Over the past three years I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to try my hand at writing (articles and textbooks), research (American Heart and Stroke Associations) and presenting (Lectures and Workshops). These are all things that, as was true about my introduction to emergency services in the late ...

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A Presentation Skills Guidebook For Beginners

Many people ask about how to approach their first time presenting. Here’s a great interactive guide to help you make sure that you’re stepping off on the right foot! See on Scoop.it – Emergency Services Use this Presentation Skills Guidebook – Beginner’s edition as your handy checklist to refer to in the days leading up to your presentation. See on ...

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Searching and Learning:

  As Educators Must We Still Seek Learning When It Becomes Difficult? The other day I StumbledUpon an article explaining the different laws of physics that work to keep airplanes, well, in the air and how what I thought I knew about aerodynamics was wrong. Having gone to engineering school at one time, I was intrigued.

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Embracing Who We Are As Firefighters

Firefighters Problem:  Embracing the age old joke, embracing who we are as firefighters, and maybe embracing the damn cat, too.   Back in November I remember slugging into a couch to watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade with my son. My favorite three year old was fascinated and loved watching the balloons and floats come down the road.  (Mostly because he ...

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We’ll See You Out There – RescueDigest Conferences & Gatherings 2012 (So Far)

  RescueDigest is dedicated to finding and sharing Best Practices across all branches of Emergency Services. Our staff travels all over North America delivering Educational Programs and Keynote Presentations for Police, Fire, EMS, Rescue, Emergency Management and Healthcare conferences. If you’re going to be at a conference where we’re presenting, hit us up and say hello. There’s nothing better than ...

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Conference Scholarships & Savings Opportunities for Emergency Services

Goal:  To find Conference Scholarships & Savings Opportunities for Emergency Services   Emergency Services Conferences are a great place to network, attend educational lectures and workshops, and see what new products are available on the market.  They’re a fun place to gather with people in your field, and serve as a mini vacation from the day-to-day.  The conference fees, travel and lodging ...

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