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Crash Course: Business Soft Skills

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A series of 17 videos teach future entrepreneurs about the soft skills they need to succeed in business. Viewers learn the importance of developing trust, the secrets of business writing, how to speak with confidence, how to craft a...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4a, Unit 2: Research Study: The Effects of Screen Time on the Developing Brain

For Teachers 7th Standards
 In the 19 lessons that make up the Module 4A, Unit 2 collection, seventh graders continue their research into the affects of screen time on the adolescent brain. They conduct independent research, analyze the credibility of sources,...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 4, Unit 2: Researching Consequences and Stakeholders of Michael Pollan’s Four Food Chains

For Teachers 8th Standards
Which of Michael Pollan’s four food chains described in The Omnivore’s Dilemma would best feed the United States?  To answer this question, eight grade teams research other articles and resources and build a cascading consequences chart...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 4: Sustainability of the US Food Supply Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
Where does our food come from? Eighth graders research food chains and the consequences for stakeholders affected by those food chains. Using Michael Pollan’s, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, as a core text, the three units in this module teach...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 4: Research: Do the Benefits of DDT Outweigh Its Harmful Consequences?

For Teachers 6th Standards
The search is on for information about DDT, its benefits, and harmful effects. Over 15 units In Module 4, young researchers conduct a WebQuest to find informational texts about the pesticide, learn how to paraphrase information, cite...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 4: Reading for Research and Writing an Argument: Insecticides: Costs vs. Benefits

For Teachers 6th Standards
In Module 4, sixth-graders research the question of whether the benefits of DDT outweigh its harmful consequences. Unit 1 challenges investigators to read a novel, informational text, and watch videos to gather evidence about DDT’s uses,...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 4a: Reading and Research: Screen Time and the Developing Brain

For Teachers 7th Standards
Module 4A examines the effects of entertainment screen time has on the adolescent brain. In Unit 1, seventh-graders build background knowledge by reading texts about brain development, centering around the prefrontal cortex, the limbic...
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Enhancing Your Presentation Skills

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Watch Doug Jefferys present on presenting skills! From a conference-type venue, Jefferys speaks to an audience about the fear of public speaking and how to overcome it. He indirectly refers to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, making eye...
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Quotation Response Speech: Public Speaking Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Improve high schoolers' public speaking with an engaging activity. Class members select three personally relevant quotes from a list. They then write a short speech for each quote, explaining how the quotes are personally relevant. The...
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Public Speaking Lesson: The Impact of Bullying

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's one thing to prevent yourself from becoming a bully, but how do you convince others to follow suit? Take the first step in creating a better world with a public speaking lesson that prompts learners to write and present persuasive...
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The Science of Stage Fright (And How to Overcome It)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why can speaking in public be so horrifying and have such strong effects on our bodies? Discover the science of stage fright! Your young learners will learn about the connection between stage fright and our natural fight or flight...
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Either/Or Speech

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your high schoolers practice their public speaking skills by writing an either/or speech. Individually, they complete an outline on what they want to discuss and give their speech to the class. To end the lesson, they complete a...
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Public Speaking

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how can technology be used as an asset in public speaking. They develop their public speaking skills through the use of a PowerPoint presentation and integrate animation into their presentation.
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Public Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 12th
As a quick and easy way to review public speaking skills, this resource could be used in an upper elementary or higher-ed classroom. It offers simple strategies like maintaining eye contact with the audience for three seconds. A teacher...
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Simply Speaking

For Teachers 3rd
Emerging orators distinguish between effective and ineffective public speaking strategies. They read a text that fits in with a Native Americans unit and speak about the text with both ineffective and effective volume, tone, phrasing,...
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Public Speaking: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
To gain a merit badge, Boy Scouts must prepare an eight minute speech about any topic they've selected. There's a place for them to record any notes, and there are several excerpts from the Guide to Advancement. 
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Public Speaking and Persuasion - Improve Your School!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Present vital information and persuade your audience. The class views and discusses two video segments regarding a Chinese school government election. They prepare and deliver persuasive speeches that require them to describe how they...
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How to Speak with Confidence: Crash Course Business - Soft Skills #4

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Viewers improve public speaking skills with an installment from a business skills playlist. The video discusses public speaking skills as well as the S.U.C.C.E.S. framework for delivering information clearly and concisely. 
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EFL Lesson Plan: How to Teach EFL/ESL Students Interview Skills

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Explore communication in this interview skills lesson. English learners identify the techniques native English speakers use when speaking directly to a potential employer. They read handouts detailing seven steps to improve an interview...
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The Stolen Smell

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read the story The Stolen Smell and participate in many language arts based activity connected to the story. They participate in discussions, vocabulary work, analyzing the story, public speaking, illustrating pictures,...
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Developing Presentation Skills by Using Authentic Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Advanced level ESL students engage in an increasing verbal communication skills through children's literature. The focus of these activities is for children to develope presentation skills. Each activity would compliment any class room.
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Public Relations Administrator

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Allison Aldinger is a Public Relations Administrator. Her public speaking passions lead her to study political science and law. If your students have similar interests to Aldinger, this is a great video to show them during a career unit.
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Topical Discussions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Engaging in topical discussions can be a great way to teach kids how to build strong arguments and support their opinions with concrete evidence. High schoolers choose a controversial topic, build an argument for or against that topic,...
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Presentation Delivery Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is a very general description of steps to follow when helping learners to improve their digital presentation skills. It allows for 10 minutes to revise the presentation; a 40-minute practice period in small groups; and a 10-minute...

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