Reblogged from (2nd)

If you aren’t reading Clark Green’s blog…  you need to start.  These re-blogs aren’t an attempt on my part to be lazy, but are a recognition that I can’t say it any better than he has.

Four Steps to Scout Advancement – A Scout Learns

by Clarke Green on November 27, 2012 in Adult Leader Training,Advancement,Aids To Scoutmastership

Second in a series of articles about the four steps to Scout Advancement.
Articles will be published each Tuesday beginning November 20, 2012 
“… It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not entirely strangled the holy spirit of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom; without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.”
– Albert Einstein
Learning is a natural outcome of Scouting activities.
Instruction in Scouting skills can come from a number of sources. Most important are the Scouts themselves, sharing what they know with one another and helping each other along the advancement trail.
– Scoutmaster’s Handbook

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