In this post I’m going to outline how I frame Leave no Trace to students I work with. Why? Because all to often I hear outdoor staff detailing the 7 Leave No Trace Principals without connecting participants to “why its important”. I have a bit of a spiel I do and I feel like I get a good response from my students both in terms of applying the principals and connecting with the reasons behind it. By sharing the framing I’m aiming to help other instructors find their way of framing the “why” and contribute to improving the delivery of Leave No Trace.Continue reading “Framing Leave No Trace – The Why”
Not long ago I came across the PERMA+H model. I didnt know what it was at the time but its interesting so I thought I’d share what I know about it now and some resources you might find useful if you haven’t already come across this.Continue reading “PERMA+H = Positive Emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning & Accomplishments + Health”
So my first post (“Piles of Success“) in a series about learning models has been well received and the social media Dopamine hit has boosted my enthusiasm to write another.
I think this one is actually my favourite.
This post is about the concept I know as “M-Grams” and looks at how “units of muscle memory” build into skills.
Ok, lets get into it…….. Continue reading “Learning Models – M-Grams”
This is my first post in a series I’m planning to share on learning models I find useful. This model I call “Piles of Success”. I find it helps me understand the importance of initial experiences and structuring in the risk of failure as a learning process unfolds. I find people I’m working with also find it useful as a way of understanding a component of their own learning processes. Continue reading “Learning Models – Piles of Success”