ERIC Number: ED436800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Build Your Students' Speaking Power: A Teacher's Manual for the Leaders of Tomorrow Speech Program.
This manual, appropriate for grades 3-12, is designed to help teachers and other educators who lack experience in public speaking to integrate speech into their students' curriculum. The manual offers teachers the opportunity to learn a simple program for teaching speech in the classroom. It teaches basic public speaking skills, highlighting the following topics: how to control nerves; six keys for presenting an interesting, dynamic speech; how to choose a speech topic; rehearsal techniques; listening skills; and speech evaluation. Each chapter in the manual contains exercises which reinforce the pedagogy. The manual allows teachers in elementary through college classrooms to introduce speech to students is a way that is easy, effective, and non-threatening. Blackline masters are attached. (NKA)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Listening Skills, Public Speaking, Skill Development, Teaching Guides
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th Street, Suite 150, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698 ($24.95); EDINFO Press, 3901 Hagan St., Suite H, Bloomington, IN 47401.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.; Family Learning Association, Bloomington, IN.