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Logical Communication Training - Ongoing/Drop-In

Make sense and be heard. Think and express yourself clearly, engage with others by listening and speaking.
Michael Cenkner
3 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 14 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
50 minutes
per class
3x per week
every week
13-17
year olds
6-15
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Description

Class Experience

Students will learn how to think and express themselves in a clearer way. 
Students will engage with ideas over periods of time. 
Students will interact with other people through listening and speaking in real time and asynchronously.
In this course I've used an innovative design to engage online learners in critical thinking and develop general English language and composition skills.  

Research shows how providing a thinking framework can help learners think and communicate. Education researchers (Swartz & McGuinness, Developing and Assessing Thinking Skills, 2014) also found that if adults can use the same framework outside the classroom to really help learners improve their skills.


Classes make use of Google docs within the web conference environment.  Students share a document. 

Access to Google docs.
Relatively rigorous assessment will be possible using this method, if time and interest allow. 
2 hours 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
This class is ongoing and new. I'm open to your feedback.

Teacher

Michael CenknerI live to teach and learn
3 total reviews
5 completed classes

About Me

Hello!

Greeting from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada!

I have a varied background, trained teacher. K-3 French Immersion; ESL with children and adults in Taiwan; K-9 generalist; English composition and grammar; English literature; Mandarin language.... 
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