by Karen Larson
When I worked as an administrator, we did our best to offer students choices of how to demonstrate their learning. One choice was giving a presentation of some sort. In other words, the dreaded public speaking assignment. Students often struggle with public speaking and aren’t confident when getting in front of others to show what they know. They are developing a “fixed mindset” about their perceived lack of public speaking ability.
In talking with a co-worker the other day, we got in an animated conversation about why we spend so much of our company’s time and money doing research and development (R&D). And thinking about that brought us to consider the best way to do R&D?
Full disclosure: I love the holiday season and most everything that goes along with it. I have two young children and watching the excitement of the season sink in recalls magical memories when I was their age. With that said, the constant bombardment of product promotions is exhausting, bordering on nauseating!
by Howard Vogel
Here are a few tips from my school to yours on how to curb students’ fear of public speaking, starting at a young age.
Our blog series continues with a topic every educator cares about: Grants and Awards. This week, another author joins our series, David Solomon, President and CEO at Lightspeed. In this blog, David provides tips to help your award or grant application stand out to the decision-makers through video.
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