Author: John Miller
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Release Date: 2017-07-03
Listed by the DSA as essential reading for the ADI exams, Practical Teaching Skills for Driving Instructors is an indispensable guide for all new and established driving instructors. Fully revised to cover all changes to the ADI exams in 2016/17, it also provides all the necessary advice for the conscientious instructor keen to communicate effectively with their pupils. Containing essential guidance on teaching, communication and coaching skills, Practical Teaching Skills for Driving Instructors is ideal for both existing and trainee driving instructors. It investigates how and why people learn and the different teaching and learning processes that are involved. With sections on structuring lessons and problem solving, it covers the whole teaching process, from early stage lessons to the final practical test. The companion title to the popular best-seller, The Driving Instructor's Handbook, this is your practical guide to developing and improving your ability to teach driving as a lifetime skill.
Author: John Miller
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Release Date: 2018-07-03
Now in its 21st edition, The Driving Instructor's Handbook is widely recognized in the driver training industry as the authoritative reference guide for both trainee and qualified instructors and is listed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) as recommended reading for the Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) exams. This best-selling text covers every aspect of the profession, from the role itself, to the characteristics needed to do the job effectively through the preparation for the three ADI exams (theory and hazard perception, driving ability and instructional ability). The Driving Instructor's Handbook also includes detailed guidance on issues such as licences, training, teaching and coaching skills and road traffic law and covers all 2016/17 changes to the ADI examinations and standards checks, including the most recent essential updates from late 2017. This handbook is essential reading for anyone involved in the training of drivers and instructors at all levels and will ensure that new drivers are better able to cope with the increasing demands made on them.
The definitive guide for driving instructors - packed with practical tips, tools, techniques, questions and scenarios to implement in your driving lessons straight away. Written specifically for driving instructors who want to gain a better understanding of coaching and client-centred learning techniques, Who's In The Driving Seat? is written by industry experts and coaching specialists, Ged Wilmot and Claire Wilmot. Written for trainee and fully-qualified driving instructors in an easy-to-follow format Fully explains the concepts of coaching and client-centred learning Step-by-step guide to structuring a fully client-centred driving lesson Packed with practical examples of coaching conversations in action Personal anecdotes help bring all the concepts to life Packed with practical tools and techniques, questions, scenarios and guidance Exclusive interactive features - access additional online content, downloads and extra resources related to the section you are reading Readers also have access to an exclusive 'members only' Facebook readers group, where they can interact directly with the authors and fellow driving instructors if they need further advice or guidance Husband and wife team, Ged Wilmot and Claire Wilmot have combined their 40+ years of driver training experience and backgrounds in Psychology, NLP and coaching, to devise a deep-dive, practical guide to becoming a more effective driving instructor. Taking the mystery out of client-centred learning and coaching, Who's In the Driving Seat? is an invaluable resource for all trainee and qualified driving instructors, regardless of age or experience. By the end of this book, you will have an excellent understanding of coaching and client-centred learning and you will be equipped with dozens of techniques to help your learner drivers become safe and responsible drivers - for LIFE. ------------------------------------------------ "A must-read, easy-to-follow masterpiece on client-centred learning and its application to the driver training industry. I can't recommend it highly enough. This will be essential reading for my PDIs and ADIs in the future. Brilliant!" -- Phil Hirst MCIPD (ADI Trainer) ------------------------------------------------ "This book is a step by step guide to client-centred learning. With easy to implement tools and techniques, example lesson scenarios and comprehensive references, this book will be a firm favourite on any conscientious driving instructor's reading list." -- Lou Walsh (ADI Trainer) ------------------------------------------------ "This book demystifies the art of client-centred learning and is invaluable if you wish to learn how to do it properly as a PDI or to make the switch if you are already an ADI. A great read!" -- Bob Morton (Training Director - Learner Driving Centre) ------------------------------------------------ "An invaluable resource for any ADI or PDI. The interactive element is useful, and I like the way it challenges the reader to self-reflect. An interesting and thought-provoking read." -- Lynne Barrie MA Driver Training (ADINJC Chairman) ------------------------------------------------
Author: John Miller
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Release Date: 2012-06-03
How to Pass the ADI Exams provides all trainee ADIs with an indispensable guide to understanding and passing all three stages of the ADI exam process. Packed with practice questions, the book outlines the overall exam structure, before looking in detail at the three key areas - the theory test (Part 1), the driving exam (Part 2) and the instructional ability test (Part 3). With additional information on pre-entry requirements, criminal records checks, ADI registration, and the responsibilities and codes of practice relating to ADIs, the book can underpin your training programme and offers practical help and advice to guide you through the exam procedures.
Author: Les Walklin
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Covering the theory and practice of teaching, learning and assessing that underpins modern instructional techniques, this book aims to guide driving instructors who are concerned with training others, to help readers to qualify as Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs), and to support candidates for the Diploma in Driving Instruction and other driving and flying instructors' courses.
Author: John Miller
Publisher: Kogan Page
Release Date: 2009-06-01
Genre: Automobile driver education
The Driving Instructor's Handbook is widely recognized in the driver training industry as the authoritative reference guide for trainee and qualified instructors. This best-selling handbook covers every aspect of the profession, from the role and the characteristics needed to do the job well, preparation for the three ADI examination requirements (Theory and hazard perception, Driving ability and Instructional ability), through to the driving test and driving larger vehicles.Up to date with the latest information relating to the ever-changing driving industry, The Driving Instructor's Handbook is essential reading for anyone involved in the training of new drivers and instructors at all levels.
Your straightforward resource for coaching partnerships that focus on student learning This follow-up to Sweeney's bestseller applies the principles and tools of student-centered coaching to the unique challenges of middle and high schools. By focusing coaching on student learning—rather than on fixing teachers—a coach can make a measurable impact on student achievement. Sweeney provides guidance for: Tackling the challenge of coaching across a variety of content areas at the secondary level Extending coaching to teams of teachers, rather than just individuals Using standards, such as the Common Core, to coach toward specific goals for student learning Embedding formative assessments into coaching conversations
There's nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your "smart but scattered" 4- to 13-year-old might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there's a lot you can do to help. The latest research in child development shows that many kids who have the brain and heart to succeed lack or lag behind in crucial "executive skills"--the fundamental habits of mind required for getting organized, staying focused, and controlling impulses and emotions. Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child's strengths and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost specific skills, and problem-solve daily routines. Helpful worksheets and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Small changes can add up to big improvements--this empowering book shows how. See also the authors' Smart but Scattered Teens and their self-help guide for adults. Plus, an academic planner for middle and high school students and related titles for professionals.
If this is your first 'Standards Check' since sitting a 'Check Test' or your first Standards Check since qualifying as an ADI on the PST Part 3 (the ADI Part 3 test is changing on 2nd October 2017) or you are sitting the new 'Part 3 Standards Check' after working as a PDI, then this is the workbook to help you understand the 'Standards Check'.This book will explain the 17 main competencies of the SC1 Standards Check form which is how you will be assessed on your ability to remain on the register as an ADI and your grade.I have called this material a workbook as I have suggested work-through activities, so that you can plan your Standards Check effectively.
Author: Judith Wilson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2009-12-04
Genre: Business & Economics
The only nonprofit orientation to coaching skills available, Coaching Skills for Nonprofit Leaders will provide nonprofit managers with an understanding of why and how to coach, how to initiate coaching in specific situations, how to make coaching really work, and how to refine coaching for long-term success. Coaching Skills for Nonprofit Leaders offers practical steps for coaching leaders to greatness and complements the academic and theoretical work in nonprofit leadership theory. The book can be used by the coaching novice as a thorough topical overview or by those more experienced with coaching as a quick reference or refresher. Based on the Inquiry Based Coaching? approach, Coaching Skills will strengthen and expand the reader?s ability to drive organization mission, while retaining the intrinsic values of the nonprofit culture and working towards outcomes that create a culture of discipline and accountability and empower others to be even more responsible, accountable, and self-motivated. This book uses accessible language, examples, case studies, key questions, and exercises to help: Promote better relationships Know when to delegate, direct and coach. Balance directive and supportive styles of leadership for productive partnerships Overcome fears and deal head-on with difficult situations and conflict. Use coaching for performance improvement and on-the-job development. Support independent thinking and personal reflection Gain commitment and accountability from others and build teams
How do we educate so all can learn? What does differentiation look like when done successfully? This practical guide to differentiation answers these questions and more. Based on national and international work, McCarthy shares how educators finally understand how differentiation can work. Bridging pedagogy and practice, each chapter addresses a key understanding for how good teaching practices can include differentiation with examples and concrete methods and strategies. The book is constructed to differentiate for diverse educators: veteran of many years to the pre-service teacher, classroom teacher leader to administrator as instructional leader, and coaches for staff professional development: Presents common language for staff discussing learner needs. Provides structures for designing powerful learning experiences so all can learn. Includes chapter reflection questions and job-embedded tasks to help readers process and practice what they learn. Explore a supporting website with companion resources. All learners deserve growth. All teachers and administrators deserve methods and practices that helps them to meet learner needs in an ever challenging education environment. Take this journey so all can learn.