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Publisher Description

All teachers at all grade levels in all subjects have speaking assignments for students, but many teachers believe they don’t know how to teach speaking, and many even fear public speaking themselves.
In his new book, Well Spoken, veteran teacher and education consultant Erik Palmer shares the art of teaching speaking in any classroom. Teachers will find thoughtful and engaging strategies for integrating speaking skills throughout the curriculum. Palmer stresses the essential elements of all effective oral communication, including:
• Building a Speech: Audience, Content, Organization, Visual Aids, and Appearance
• Performing a Speech: Poise, Voice, Life, Eye Contact, Gestures, and Speed
• Evaluating a Speech: Creating Effective Rubrics,  Guiding Students to Excellence

Well Spoken contains a framework for understanding the skills involved in all effective oral communication, offers practical steps and lesson ideas that any teacher needs to successfully teach speaking in a variety of situations—from classroom discussions to  formal presentations—and includes a set of tools for students—from how to grab the audience’s attention to how to use emphatic hand gestures and adjust speed for effect.

Discover why, year after year, students returned to Palmer’s classroom to thank him for teaching them how to be well spoken. You may find, after reading this book, that you have become a better speaker, too.
 

GENRE
Professional & Technical
RELEASED
2011
April 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
160
Pages
PUBLISHER
Stenhouse Publishers
SELLER
Teachers Publishing Group
SIZE
8.4
MB

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