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EDGE - Explain Demonstrate Guide Enable
When teaching is done in our troop, the scouts are always expected to use the EDGE techniques. At every Troop Leader Training session, these skills are covered and the Troop Guides and Instructors are continually reminded of the importance of this process.
We also have guidelines that teaching is done to groups no larger than 8 but preferably smaller, materials are prepared and available before the training, and every session has a short reflection time for feedback.

The EDGE technique is:

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Posted: 11:16 10-05-2007 224
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 Apr 30, 2010 - Mary Ann Banko
Thanks. This sounds like what we've been doing all these years, we just never had a name for it. I appreciate you getting back to me. Enjoy!
Apr 30, 2010 - Scoutmaster Paul
Mary Ann - I think quite a few troops have been doing EDGE without knowing it. It's really just an easy-to-remember way to ensure teaching is happening in an organized method.
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