Swim Instructor Tips: Check for Understanding Technique


“Do you remember the last time one of your swim lesson students made their parents really proud? Didn’t that give you a great feeling? Well today, I would like to share with you a teaching technique that will give you that feeling again and again. It’s called the “Check for understanding” technique. As seen in today’s YouTube video from the Swim Lessons University TEACH LIKE A PRO dvd, here’s how it works: You simply create a closed-ended question that requires a short response, whether it be your teaching cues or a yes/no type of question. It’s that easy.”

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