The 5 Ws of Disaster Preparedness. Presented by: Deb Ramirez Contributions and Participation by all Basic Skills Faculty at Pierce College Puyallup & Fort Steilacoom, WA. Questions for YOU!. How many of you have a smoke alarm at home?
The 5 Ws of Disaster Preparedness Presented by: Deb Ramirez Contributions and Participation by all Basic Skills Faculty at Pierce College Puyallup & Fort Steilacoom, WA
Questions for YOU! • How many of you have a smoke alarm at home? • “ “ “ “ “ that has been checked at least twice this year? • “ “ “ “ have a carbon monoxide smoke alarm? • How many of you have an emergency evacuation kit at home? • …… at your office? • …… in your car? • All three? • How many of you have conducted a mock emergency evacuation in your home? • ….in your classroom? • Both locations?
5 minutes Team Time Form a team of at least 3 people. Write down how YOU teach Disaster Preparedness in your classrooms. Keep it short and sweet – ok if not complete sentences!
5 minutes Share Time Let’s hear from you! Each team to give a very brief summary!
Introduction to Project • Getting Started • Pre/Post Test • Student Packet • Module 1: Threat Awareness & Assessment • Module 2: Sheltering & Evacuation • Module 3: Recovery & Resources • Interactive Student Tasks • Teacher Packet Requested by and FEMA based on the PETE Project to redesign the curriculum from the 202 page booklet on disaster preparedness for adults to mesh with the language skill levels of Basic Skills students. HARD COPIES Teacher Driven
Project Revised • Getting Started • Pre/Post Test • Soft Chalk: • Module 1: Threat Awareness & Assessment • Module 2: Sheltering & Evacuation • Module 3: Recovery & Resources • Interactive Student Tasks Soft chalk & Tegrity Student Driven
What are the 5 Ws for Disaster Preparedness? WHY WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN
5 minutes • Directions • You will work on a team to answer the following 5 questions. All members will discuss and participate in the discussion. • Your team needs to decide who is: • - the Team Captain (supervisor) • - the Time Keeper (watches the time) • - the Recorder (takes notes) • You team will then present your answers to the class.
3 minutes Write down these questions now: WHO should be involved? WHAT do you need to do? WHERE should you go? WHEN should you plan? WHY should you plan?
10 minutes You have 10 minutes to answer these 5 questions. WHO should be involved? WHAT do you need to do? WHERE should you go? WHEN should you plan? WHY should you plan?
Modules All modules and interactive tasks can be found on the SoftChalk Cloud: https://www.softchalkcloud.com/user/dramirez
Neat Websites for Your Students • The Perfect Disaster - Interactive Info Slide • Disaster Puzzles • Severe Weather Map • Natural Disaster Convention • Natural Disasters Math Unit (Webquest) • FEMA Math • Discovery Education – Disaster Preparedness & Map
Your Input is Valuable! What are your recommendations, ideas, or changes that you could offer to improve this curriculum? 5
Bibliography & Other Links • FEMA - Are You Ready Guide? http://www.fema.gov/areyouready/ • Pierce County Emergency Management http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/pc/ • WA Military Dept. Emergency Management Division http://www.emd.wa.gov/hazards/haz_earthquakes.shtml • Earthquakes Hazard Program (latest earthquakes) http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/ • Disaster Assistance http://www.disasterassistance.gov/
Many thanks to: Linda Crerar Special Projects Manager Center of Excellence Homeland Security Pierce College – HSEM Program Coordinator 253-912-3689 email@example.com Deb Ramirez, ESL Instructor, Pierce College Puyallup Levels 3-4 253-840-8492 firstname.lastname@example.org All SoftChalk documents can be found at the SoftChalk Cloud: https://www.softchalkcloud.com/user/dramirez All other documents can be found on Deb’s blog: http://wp.pierce.ctc.edu/blog/esldeb/fema