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P 101 ep 2-e

  1. 1. 2E-01-P101-EP
  2. 2. Objectives• List three elements that need to be considered when establishing a school program.• Identify three concerns and issues you should discuss with the teacher when planning school presentations. 2E-02-P101-EP
  3. 3. Introduction• Understand the education setting• Understand the local school system 2E-03-P101-EP
  4. 4. Steps In Selling The Fire Prevention Message• Contact school administrators• Be prepared, present an outline• Be aware of current demands on school time 2E-04-P101- EP
  5. 5. Steps In Selling The Fire Prevention Message• Examine state and local requirements and see where fire education fits• Make personal contacts with teachers 2E-05-P101- EP
  6. 6. Steps In Selling The Fire Prevention Message• Use other means (Parent-Teacher Associations, Project Learning Tree)• Contact teacher organizations for input 2E-06-P101-EP
  7. 7. The Teacher’s Input• The presentation of a wildfire prevention program will be enhanced if you work with the teacher.• This will show interest and professionalism• Improves the effectiveness of the program 2E-07-P101- EP
  8. 8. What You Need To Learn• Get a feel for current understanding of fire• What fire safety has been presented• What objectives must be met• Learn time constraints• Ask about problem children 2E-08-P101-EP
  9. 9. What You Need To Do• Visit the school in advance• Determine the number of students and if there are any special needs• Confirm all audiovisual needs• One adult for ten children 2E-09-P101-EP
  10. 10. Guidelines For Targeting Specific Age Groups 2E-10-P101-EP
  11. 11. Pre-school Ages 3-5 2E-11-P101-EP
  12. 12. What You Should KnowFire Prevention geared to pre-schoolers can reduce wildland fires. 2E-12-P101-EP
  13. 13. • Children are just becoming aware of what goes on around them• Clarify their concepts• Firsthand experience should be included• Try to involve the whole class 2E-13-P101-EP
  14. 14. Keys To The Presentation• Give simple information• Let them touch and see• Present information a little at a time• Answer all questions to the children’s satisfaction 2E-14-P101-EP
  15. 15. Presentation Techniques• Sit on the floor or chair• Pass things around• Use simple visual aids• Move slowly 2E-15-P101-EP
  16. 16. Presentation Techniques• Speak slowly in a quiet, calm voice• The fewer students the better• Relate the message to something within the children’s experience 2E-16-P101-EP
  17. 17. Primary Grades K-3rd Grade 2E-17-P101-EP
  18. 18. What You Should Know• Children are alert, keen observers• They like to tell stories• Learn best by participating, being involved in activities 2E-18-P101-EP
  19. 19. • Attention spans vary• Do not try to present too many ideas at one time• Use one or two simple themes 2E-19-P101-EP
  20. 20. • K-3rd require short easy lessons, 10- 15 minutes• 2nd graders may accept well illustrated programs to 25 minutes• Keep to one school period 2E-20-P101-EP
  21. 21. • Ideal group size 20-30 children• Should be the rule for K-3rd Grades• Avoid mixing classes• Language must be appropriate 2E-21-P101- EP
  22. 22. Presentation Techniques• Identify with the group• Get down to their level• Children may hold on to every word and action• Use slow deliberate movements• Speak clearly and distinctly 2E-22-P101-EP
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  25. 25. Presentation Techniques• Repeat often, emphasizing• Look them in the eye• Answer each question completely• Be sure they understand 2E-25-P101-EP
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  27. 27. After The Presentation• Provide materials• Write a thank you letter• Word it so the teacher can read it to the class, design it so it serves as a review of the presentation 2E-27-P101-EP
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  29. 29. Handling Problems & Problem Students• Be well prepared, you can overcome• No matter how much is done• Don’t lose composure• Make the problem child your helper 2E-29-P101-EP
  30. 30. Developing Presentation Skills• Thoroughly develop effective presentations• Be familiar• Wear agency uniform where appropriate• Adjust the presentation, practice 2E-30-P101- EP
  31. 31. Preparation• Find a starting point, attention grabber• Establish rapport• Points to cover, the audience• Select good concluding point• Prepare psychologically 2E-31-P101-EP
  32. 32. Practice• Rehearse the talk• Have someone listen• Nervousness and stage fright is normal• Be prepared 2E-32-P101-EP
  33. 33. Presentation• Relax• Take a deep breath• Check attire• Face the introduction• Personality is one of the most important ingredients 2E-33-P101-EP
  34. 34. Presentation• Good posture, stand upright• Put things away, don’t handle objects• Maintain good eye contact• Use gestures• Involve the audience 2E-34-P101-EP
  35. 35. Classroom Exercise 2E-35-P101-EP
  36. 36. Exercise Presentation 2E-36-P101-EP
  37. 37. Summary and Review Lesson Objectives• List three elements that need to be considered when establishing a school program• Identify the concerns and issues you should discuss with the teacher when planning school presentations. 2E-37-P101-EP