Public Speaking – 2nd to 3rd Grade July Session
|Course Description||The ability to give an effective verbal presentation is an important skill that will be called upon many times in life. To feel confident, to enjoy speaking with and before others increases a child’s chances of being regarded as knowledgeable, capable, and in command. This course will instill in children a sense of power and joy of purposive communication. It will introduce techniques for writing and delivering interesting, animated speeches. General topics include making introductions, quick-pick speeches, writing a speech, and speaking techniques.
Public speaking encourages lively participation in each activity and focuses on the kinds of exercises that are fun and helpful for young children. The summer course will help the students prepare speeches ranging from formal, research-based presentations to casual retellings of personal experience. The lessons will cover a wide variety, from interpersonal and intrapersonal communication to impromptu speaking, storytelling, and non-verbal
As the children become skillful and confident in public speaking, they will want to use these skills themselves. This course will provide many fun and interesting opportunities for them to explore their possibilities.
|Teacher||Anna Podolak from Brighter Bee Academy
Anna Podolak received her bachelor’s degree in Theatre Performance from Fordham University. She has performed on many stages in the US and Europe. She has appeared in various films and TV productions. Her most recent film The Earl Prince opened the Gdynia Film Festival in Poland. She also does voice-overs and has recorded numerous commercials and industrials. Over 4 years ago, Anna started to work with children preparing them for theatre, film and commercials, helping them gain confidence and stage presence.
|Grade||This course is appropriate for 2nd and 3rd grade students.|
|Textbook / Material||N/A|
Fridays at 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 4 Sessions in July Only
|Course Objectives||In July, We will focus on the basics of public speaking. Students will learn methods to build confidence while presenting projects and work throughout their future academic and professional careers.|
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 1 hour
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Max Class Size 7
- Remaining Spots Only 1
- Assessments Yes