UCCESSFUL BTW TEACHING STRATEGIES GERALD APPLE & BILL HALEY Bill and Gerry will provide the fall TSE conference attendees with behind-the-wheel tips that will help them know how to introduce the BTW lesson and test the student's knowledge before the drive lesson. Secondly, we will introduce tips to provide the students during the lesson that will enhance the safety of the drive lesson and increase the student's knowledge of the objectives covered in that lesson. Third, we will provide a 190-question worksheet over the Drivers Guide that will include an answer key and an answer finder sheet. Fourth, we will provide teaching tools that will enhance classroom instruction such as Google classroom, Microsoft Teams, Ed puzzle, Screen Casetify, packet, Flipgrid, Google Forms, quiz Lett and Kohut. Finally, we will provide criteria that will help the instructor in providing a good post evaluation for the student after the student has completed their drive. OBJECTIVES:
To know how to push the material to the students in the classroom and pull the knowledge of the material from the students in the vehicle.
To know the significance of the "DUTCH REACH" when getting out of a vehicle.
To know the importance of the staggered stop.
To know the importance of testing the student's knowledge before they start their drive.
To learn the many ways of keeping the car and passengers/driver safe in the vehicle during the drive lesson
To know the significance of using the "pivot point" when doing the backing maneuvers.
To learn the significance of the "blind spot" demonstration on the first drive lesson with the student.
To learn the importance of utilizing the "Signal, 1, 2 and 3" seeing habit when pulling to and from the curb and moving the vehicle laterally.
To learn the steps in doing a good "post evaluation" for the student after the drive lesson.
To learn how to enhance the classroom instruction by using the following programs: Kahoot, Google Classroom instruction, Microsoft Teams, Flipgrid, packet, Google forms, and quiz Lett.
THE EFFECTS OF THE PANDEMIC ON DRIVER SAFETY SHELLEY CAMPBELL We will examine how the pandemic has affected distracted driving as well as risky beOhaviors and driving habits. We will become aware of statistics related to the increased severity of crashes during the pandemic. OBJECTIVES:
Participant will develop a understanding on the pandemic and distracted driving
Participant will be able to describe some of the risky behaviors and driving habits as effects of the pandemic
Participant will be able to quote some statistics related to increase severity of crashes during the pandemic
The mystery of the DOL abbreviations and Using DOL lingo in your BTW lessons
Backing around a corner
Specific Skills Addressed
The Point of No Return
Strategies for entering and exiting roundabouts
In-car logistics prior to the first drive
MIKE'S OBJECTIVES - Attendees will be able to:
Understand the DOL abbreviations and language required in BTW lessons
Teach Selected Backing maneuvers
Understand the rules for negotiating Round-abouts
RODGER'S OBJECTIVES - Attendees will be able to:
Help students identify their point of no return when approaching green lights at various speeds.
Understand the racing line concept while negotiating a roundabout.
Identify specific actions that students need to practice in the car before they begin their first drive.
Identify front, rear, and side reference points.
ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS TEACHING STRATEGIES DEBI BESSER AND DOUG DAHL We will examine current Advanced Driver Assistance Systems as well as strategies for educating drivers about new driving technologies. Doug will address: - The state of ADAS and autonomous vehicles (approx. 20-25 min.)
What's the difference between ADAS and autonomous vehicles?
Where are we at now with the technology and availability?
What does the future hold?
Why is it all so confusing?
Debi will address - ADAS Education (approx. 20-25 min.)
ADAS knowledge and behavior survey and education strategy
ADAS Driver's ed instruction materials development
OBJECTIVES: Attendees will gain knowledge and understanding regarding:
the current state of autonomous vehicle technology and ADAS
what we know about driver knowledge of ADAS
the education strategies we're developing to teach new and existing drivers about ADAS
SUCCESSFUL BTW TEACHING STRATEGIES DEREK HAHN & BREE AMMERMAN Bellingham School District provides free TSE to all students who register for the course. Class is during the school day just as any other course offered at the four high schools and BTW happens after school and Saturday. Bree and Derek will share their thoughts about successful BTW sessions, so students feel comfortable and confident behind the wheel. During our course students must successfully pass all six drives. At no cost, students sometimes repeat a drive, to gain more practice and skills with an instructor.
SPECIFIC SKILLS ADDRESSED WILL INCLUDE:
Front Reference with Parallel Parking
OBJECTIVES: Attendees will learn about
Building a successful progression of concepts from classroom and car and be able to identify ways they can control or influence a student’s abilities in driving
Skill development for students on these three categories
Front Reference with Parallel Parking
WASHINGTON STATE AGENCY UPDATES MINDY SMITH (OSPI) Mindy will be addressing the TSE Program Approval Process as well as the forms and steps for program approval. OBJECTIVES: Attendees will be able to:
Know what forms need to be completed for TSE Program Approval
Complete forms and updating Online Data Base
Submit forms for approval to OSPI
Submit forms for final approval to DOL
LONI MILLER, CARA JACKUMSEN & RYAN FLANAGAN (DOL) Introduction of the new DTS Program Management Team: Dan Cooke and Bryan Jackson. OBJECTIVES: Attendees will become aware of Washington State updates on:
Introduce new DTS Program management team
Web Based Training
Future rule writing
Auditing Testing Locations
Department of Licensing Driver Training School Program Updates will provide information regarding the current operations of the Driver Training School (DTS) Program.
DRUG TEACHING INFORMATION DAVID SCATTERGOOD The presentation will cover current drug use statistics and the true societal and health consequences of usage, how drugs affect the mind, changes in drug use during the current pandemic and how drugs and alcohol affect driving. Free educational materials from Foundation for a Drug Free World will be highlighted including excerpts from the award winning “The Truth about Drugs documentary.” OBJECTIVES:
Gaining an understanding about the societal impact of drug use.
Learning about the effects of specific drugs and statistics of use rates.