Tools for Teaching

Tools for Teaching Navigation

Facilitation Skills: The art of group facilitation

Teaching and Presentation Skills: Keep these techniques in mind

Tips for Programs: Practical examples and resources  

Water resource professionals work with a variety of audiences and in a variety of situations. This section provides you with tools you need to develop and implement successful teaching or training initiatives. Resources range from tips about how to facilitate or how to make a presentation to helpful advice about typical outreach events.

This website offers extensive resources on fundamental teaching and presentation topics:

FOR additional information about effective education practices, see the Best Education Practices Navigation Menu, look at ideas summarized under BEP Research on this website, or see Knowledge Area topics, such as:

FOR tips on how to develop effective practices for specific audiences, see the Changing Public Behavior self-study modules.

FOR a more in-depth experience, including practice opportunities, try the Changing Public Behavior online course. There is no fee. You select topics of particular interest to your situation, and you work at your own speed.


NOTE: Tools have been adapted with permission from Soil & Water Conservation District Outreach: A Handbook for Program Development, Implementation and Evaluation. The handbook was produced in a collaborative effort by the Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Soil and Water Conservation and published in 2003.