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close this bookTeacher Training: a Reference Manual (Peace Corps, 1986, 176 p.)
close this folderChapter 1 what a teacher trainer needs to know
close this folderTraining techniques
View the document(introduction...)
View the document1. Ice Breaker:
View the document2. Brainstorming:
View the document4. Demonstrations:
View the document5. Games/Simulations/Structured Experiences:
View the document6. Small Groups (Diads, Triads, and More):
View the document7. Role Play:
View the document8. Fishbowl:
View the document9. Field Trips:
View the document10. Interviews:
View the document11. Panels:
View the document12. Case Studies:
View the document13. Critical Incidents:
View the document14. Micro-teaching:
View the document15. Peer Training:

4. Demonstrations:

Purpose: To allow participants to witness a procedure or an act. This demonstration can then be practiced by participants and supervised by the trainer.

Description: A demonstration brings to life some information that has been presented in a lecture, discussion, or explanation. For example, a discussion of a particular training technique may not be as effective as a direct demonstration of that technique that participants can both experience and/or apply themselves.


a. Trainer explains the purpose of the demonstration.
b. Trainer demonstrates procedure or new behavior.
c. Participants ask questions, engage in discussion.
d. Participants practice with trainer/peer supervision.