Grit Games! Find Your Voice: Public Speaking with Power & Purpose
Students will learn how to think, speak, and present themselves with confidence through a few ridiculous, rapid fire games in this empowering and silly speech session of resilience training!
Alex McGreavey (she/her)
128 total reviews for this teacher
6 reviews for this class
Completed by 13 learners
learners per class
How does a “One-Time” class work?
Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers
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Train your brain and find your voice in this fast and fun one time class! We’ll explore some of the quirks about how we communicate, identifying our growth points and the power of YET! Then we’ll dive right into the speaking games, all based around student-voted topics. ——————— Class includes three rounds of rapid fire game play - PODCAST - Get into the groove by speaking on a topic you’re familiar with, but be ready to share! This group game involves passing the mic over to your co-host...
Students will self-identify areas of strengths and weaknesses in public speaking. Students will practice techniques to slow down their speaking, removing filler language as a means of being more succinct and direct. This is meant to serve as a self-contained lesson focused on growth mindset and the power of yet.
Ms. Alex has a teacher’s heart and believes in putting the FUN in fundamental skills. Having worked in the field of education for over a decade, she is a proud Outschool teacher, offering virtual learning experiences to students around the world. When not wearing her teaching cap, Alex is a curriculum creator and education consultant, working with others to improve the future of education. Alex is honored to have taught hundreds of students, with her original curriculum reaching thousands more!
An optional one page handout will be provided in print and digital formats, available to any student who may want to jot down a few notes!
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
In sections with 4+ learners, this class will utilize breakout rooms in order to maximize every student's time spent speaking. Students will be randomly assigned to groups of 2-3 for up to 6 minutes at a time. Breakout room activity will be guided by a screen shared presentation.
This class utilizes games from the Ultraspeaking platform (used with express permission). All gameplay will be controlled by the teacher; at no time will students have control of or access to Ultraspeaking games. Students will not be directed outside of the Outschool platform at any time before, during, or after class.
Alex McGreavey (she/her)Putting the FUN in Fundamental Skills!
128 total reviews
95 completed classes
THIS TEACHER BELIEVES IN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION FOR ALL LEARNERS! Hello! I'm Alex, and I have spent the last decade serving a variety of roles within the world of education. Outside of teaching on Outschool, I am also a curriculum creator and...