A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. Try these eight storytelling techniques for a presentation that wows.
The highest-level executive thinking, making connections, and "aha" moments of insight and creative innovation are more likely to occur in an atmosphere of what Alfie Kohn calls exuberant discovery, where students of all ages retain that kindergarten enthusiasm of embracing each day with the joy of learning.
At the 2014 ISTE conference in Atlanta, Georgia, last week, Common Sense Media staff and Graphite Certified Educators presented a series of engaging, informative, and hands-on lightning-fast sessions. These 15-minute workshops showcased practical and engaging ways to use specific...
In June 1776, a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia to talk independence. Kenneth C. Davis dives into some of the lesser known facts about the process of writing the Declaration of Independence and questions one very controversial omission.
“Boston Globe A new look at the Big Bang, moments later Boston Globe The presentation, in a packed auditorium at the Harvard-Smithsonian CFA, was packed with scientists wearing matching T-shirts with a map of the South Pole on the back, because that...”
Andrea Stewart's insight:
Will they ever try to answer the questions..... Where did the tiny speck of matter come from? Why did it suddenly "expand ?" How long did it sit there before that? How will you ever prove something took 3.8 bilion years if no one was around to witness the process and know that nothing like an ice age or other event changes the rate?
“ At Academercia we have used a few sources and apps to guide us through the study in the Revolutionary War for America's Independence. First in functionality is a service called Pearltrees, a col...”
Via Gabriel Baker
"For some reason, educational games are getting an increasingly bad rap. Educators are questioning their merits on social media. Studies are popping up saying they don’t help. Psychologists are cautioning parents about impact on attention span. Part of this could be over-inflated expectations. If we expect a game to teach children anything other than what that games simulates, we’re setting ourselves up for disappointment."
Via John Evans
Andrea Stewart's insight:
Games have their place in conjunction with other critical thinking.
What if we asked our students about the type of work they would prefer to do while in class? It may reveal a lot about what choices they would make for assignments and activities and why they make these choices.
Guest blogger Michael Michalko explains that everyone is an artist and that it takes belief and persistence to nurture this quality. He offers seven principles about creative thinking that he wishes he'd known as a student.
“BTN LiveBIG: Nebraska bringing history to life Big Ten Network What is at the intersection of images, personal stories, and a spot on a map? If you are Nick Stanhope, you believe it is a connection point for people of different eras.”
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