Zoom 1 – Teaching Children 9+ yrs the Foundations of Confident Speaking Skills

Facilitated discussions and example exercises to cover:

  • What is ‘Public Speaking’ and why would we want to teach it to children?

  • Relevance in everyday: when do we need to speak up and out?

  • Foundations of good speaking:

  • Positive body language – looking and feeling confident. How to achieve it, standing up, sitting down, walking about.

  • Eye contact – the challenges, particularly for children and how to begin to teach calm positive eyes.

  • Little voices and big voices – how to free children’s voices.

  • Adapting your teaching according to age and group size.