speaking

April 3, 2020

Create stories with digital story cubes!

As teaching virtual classes sinks in, I’ve had to rethink all of my face-to-face classes. This has not been an easy task and planning has consumed […]
March 29, 2020

Online Speaking lesson creating trade cards

For my first online class, I planned a get to know each other session. This is a face-to-face Speaking for professional purposes class (public speaking) converted […]
November 23, 2018

Teaching idea: using Play-Doh in my Higher Ed classes

The other day I was doing some shopping with my husband when I saw a bright and colorful pack of mini play-doh containers. My eyes lit […]
September 1, 2018

Teaching idea: storytelling with voice dictation & story cubes

USING VOICE DICTATION WITH STORY CUBES In one of my speaking classes this week, I was teaching about storytelling, so I designed a warm-up I would […]
February 14, 2017

In-class flip: making infographics for oral presentations

For my public speaking class, I decided to ask my students to create an infographic with personal information in order to present to their classmates; this […]
October 5, 2016

In-Class Flip: Duplicated Sequenced Stations

Last week, in my public speaking class with 10th graders, I worked on how to create diagrams for presentations. For this class, I needed students to […]