Public Speaking for Children & Teens
Speak up and make your point with energy, clarity and confidence and develop presentation skills crucial to success in today's world.
These presentations work! Orderly thinking develops as students learn to formulate topics, organize information and deliver clear, meaningful messages. Effective listening habits develop as students listen to and analyze the work of others. Students will reduce speech anxiety as they develop vocal dynamics and clarity of speech. Students learn to employ important delivery techniques such as use of language, gesture and eye contact to add impact to their presentations. Course work will include preparation and presentation of a variety of impromptu and prepared speeches.
These classes are an excellent experience for beginners, or children, or teens who are nervous about speaking in public. Activities are varied and the environment is positive, allowing students to be creative while developing a versatile and effective personal speaking style.
Classes are offered for students ages 9 - 11 years and 12 - 15 years.
Fall 2017 schedule will be available in May 2017.