Hilarious Ted Talks for the Classroom – Engaging and Effective Teaching
Students love these funny Ted Talks that also inspire and teach valuable lessons. Includes ideas for how to teach them in the classroom. Appropriate for students of all ages.
Speak Up: 6 Fabulous Games to Get Your Students Speaking
Many ESL teachers find that their students are timid speakers or reluctant to participate in class discussions. It's only natural. After all, they are trying to talk in a language they
10 Great Body Language Tips for Your Next Presentation
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This 4-page guide offers a wealth of information and material on preparing a speech that will hold and move your audience. Topics covered include: public speaking overview, analyzing your audience, speech topics, researching your topic, the basic speech outline, speech organization & delivery, presentational aids, persuasive strategies, overcoming fear and much more! Browse and download thousands of educational eBooks, worksheets, teacher presentations, practice tests and more at…
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This is a great exercise to strengthen the facial muscles needed to clearly enunciate while speaking. It is also a great warm-up - read it aloud right before you have to speak!
Back To School Activity - Soundtrack of My Life / Playlist of My Summer
The beginning of the school year is such a busy time! Why not get your students writing about the music that best represents them and their unique lives? This engaging activity can either be used as "Soundtrack of My Life" or "Soundtrack of My Summer" - the full download includes options for both. ...
Teaching with Selfies -- A Public Speaking Preparation Activity
Selfies have taken the adolescent world by storm, but with this fun activity, selfies can actually help students prepare for a public speaking presentation in the classroom! In this activity, students are encouraged to use selfies to improve emotional expressions that will help them appear passio...
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During the month of January, I usually begin a public speaking unit with my students. Public speaking is an excellent method of integrating various curriculum expectations into a single unit. Read more...
Introduction of a Friend Mini-Speech
This activity can be used in either a public speaking class or in your regular class during the beginning of the semester. Students will interview a classmate and present them to the class. Included is a description of the assignment, a list of interview questions and a rubric. If you have any ques...