Ep 208: 3 Activities to Master the Speaking and Listening Standards - EB Academics

Ep 208: 3 Activities to Master the Speaking and Listening Standards

You have to be intentional when focusing on the speaking and listening standards. Your middle school students probably use a lot of “ums”, “likes”, or awkward pauses when speaking. You may even have a hard time getting them to construct arguments when they give a presentation or participate in a class discussion. In this video, I’m going to walk you through 3 effective strategies that you can immediately implement to get your students to master the speaking and listening standards in an engaging way.

Tune in now to hear:

  • [:31] Caitlin explains the importance of getting student buy-in and exactly how to do that.
  • [:59] Caitlin discusses the 3 activities to use for “speech school.”
  • [1:10] She explains the first activity: Ask the Expert.
  • [3:47] She dives into the second activity of speech school: The 30-second challenge!
  • [5:33:] Caitlin explains the third activity of speech school: Enthusiasm Expertise.
  • [8:34:] She explains how different activities allow your students the opportunity to practice these important skills and become confident communicators.

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Then, pick the date you’re going to teach it in your classroom, and sit back while you watch as your students show up to your classroom pumped about what the day holds…and gush about your class to their parents on the car ride home!

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