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UMN EXT Youth Development Podcast


Youth workers discuss research, theory and best practices. Topics include: youth programs, youth issues, volunteer development, cultural diversity and social and emotional learning.

Apr 19, 2018

How can we apply engineering to dog training?  Margo Bowerman uses her training experience with her dog, Orrie, as an inspiration to discuss the critical elements necessary to teach problem solving to young people.  The four critical elements are A System, Feedback, Time and Team.  She describes how we CAN "teach an old dog new tricks" as we teach problem-solving skills in youth development programs

Read the Blog:  http://blog-youth-development-insight.extension.umn.edu/2018/03/applying-engineering-design-to-dog.html