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ERIC Number: EJ857664
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-127X
Promoting Communications Skills in the Classroom
Shafer, Sherri
Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, v74 n6 p48-49 Feb 2009
In many middle schools and high schools, students are presenting projects orally. However, most lack appropriate speaking skills. More importantly, they lack teacher and peer support. Most experts agree that speaking skills are essential for success. However, much anxiety surrounds public speaking and it is often cited as one of the top 10 fears. In this article, the author provides tips and activities to ease students into public speaking.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A