Instructor Resources

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Recognize your Peers
Recognize your co workers for work well done with an On The Spot. Each OTS will automatically forward to the person's supervisor/manager so they can see what a great job they did!

Healthy Habits for Instructors

On Hill Resources

Teaching Resources

The Minis Handbook: An excellent resource for teaching 3 and 4 Year olds

Building Class Groups

Trying to establish groups that are the best fit for engagement, safety and learning is a challenge. Questions to ask our guests can help us connect and create groups based on their previous experiences and goals.

Benchmarks & Progress Levels for Kids

Get to know our Kids Snow School levels: How to place children in the right group and what you can teach at each level.Click HERE for current and past report cards, and to watch videos to learn what the benchmark skill levels are for levels 3-6 in our Kids Programs.

Click here for a great guide to assess the right level.

Skill Development for Higher Levels (Kids)

Click Here to see a series of videos aimed at Introducing kids to a variety of skills in levels 3-6.

Teaching Children with Additional Needs

Click here or use the tab on the right for information that will help when teaching children who have additional needs.

    Teaching Adults Level 1-4

    Avalanche Skills Training Videos

    The following videos were shot on an Avalanche Skills refresher session led by Ben Biswell. Thanks Kawasaki for videoing!

    **Please note that these videos are meant to be a refresher or interest videos - they do NOT certify you. You should always take the course before heading into the backcountry. Ask your supervisor how you can get a discounted rate on an AST1 course.

    Snow Pit
    Compression Test 1
    Compression Test 2
    Compression Test 3
    Avalanche Search

    Teaching in a second language