scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Re: Requirements - what must be done (again <g>)
Paul S. Wolf (PaulWolf@EN.COM
Wed Mar 01 2000 - 12:21:32 CST
> I'm counseling Communications MB at the MB trail.
> One requirement is, "Develop a plan to teach a skill. Have your merit
> badge counselor approve the plan. Make teaching aids. Carry out your
> plan. With the counselor, check to see if the learner has learned."
> My question... If a Scout writes a plan, but does not include the
> steps elaborated on later in the in the MB booklet, is the plan OK?
If YOU feel he has a good plan, that's all that matters. If not,
Counsel him on what he left out, etc.
> Does the rule that says I cannot add to requirements mean that I must
> approve any written plan or may I require that each plan follow the
> steps detailed in the MB booklet?
No in each case. The plan must be reasonable TO YOU, and should
accomplish it's desired intent.
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
Advancement/Safety Webmaster, USSSP http://www.usscouts.org