At a recent driver education conference, a key subject came to the surface throughout the weekend: How/what do we teach our students about new vehicle technology? My initial response was, “What do you know about the technology?” As a glazed look came across the faces of some instructors, it was apparent that there was indeed…
How you present yourself has a direct correlation to how your students will feel about what you are presenting.
This tip will allow someone who may be shy an avenue to be heard.
In training, there is always a push to incorporate the latest technology to gain and keep the attention of participants. Oddly enough, it was surprising to see the reaction of students when they were presented with this old school game.
Take instructor labor costs out of the equation, and one of the largest business expenses to a driving school is repairing damaged vehicles. But many driving schools may be missing out on parents helping to prevent damage to their school’s training vehicles, by preparing them to conduct affective supervised practice driving. To help reduce the…
Everyone has had that one student that knows it all. Whether the student actually does know it all or doesn’t is not the issue. The fact that the student believes that he or she knows it all, can create a student with an “attitude.”
Having been in driver education for more than 20 years, I have seen technology in the classroom go from slide shows, advanced by audio cassette, to the online gaming apps being used today. Long gone are the days of saying “alright class, turn your phones off.” Today’s students are thirsty for knowledge, as long as…
As students go back to school, it’s time for both the driving school and its instructors to review and refresh.
This article is intended to help you be more prepared to meet the training needs of your clients.
A little preparation can greatly reduce the stresses associated with your busy season.
Take students out of their comfort zone and enable them to think outside the box and accept different methods of delivery.
Here is an exercise that can be used for not only new drivers, but for experienced drivers alike, to make sure they’re prepared for a trip..