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ERIC Number: EJ1118539
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Nov
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Making a S.P.E.C.I.A.L. First Impression
Dovico, Adam
Phi Delta Kappan, v98 n3 p55-59 Nov 2016
Teachers at all levels have reported a stark decline in students' ability to interact with others face-to-face in a technology-driven world. In the world of work, communicative soft skills have surfaced as both a concern and focal point for potential employers. Schools can teach these skills using an approach called S.P.E.C.I.A.L, which focuses on seven specific actions students can engage in to make a good first impression. The author shows teachers how to easily incorporate S.P.E.C.I.A.L. into their day-to-day routines.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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