No More Stage Fright: Our Public Speaking Class Can Help Your Child Speak Confidently in Any Situation
Don't let fear of public speaking hold your child back
Stop the Nerves: Help Your Child Tackle Public Speaking Anxiety and Build Confidence with Our Expert-led Class
Did you know how many essays we've read from college applicants about their struggles with stage fright and anxiety when presenting? It's a common pain point that many students face when it comes to public speaking
Many of these students were relieved when classes went online, but found themselves struggling when they returned to back to school and had to face their peers in person for presentations.
The fear of public speaking can be a real obstacle for students in traditional classroom settings.
Just imagine how much easier life would be for students if they were confident public speakers.
It could help them lead a team, deliver a persuasive speech, or even become a student body president. Like any other skill, public speaking can be mastered with the right instruction and dedicated practice
The Art of Public Speaking: Strategies and Techniques for Effective Communication for 6-10th Graders
This course content was developed with great care and attention, ensuring students get the most out of their learning experience.
Over the 8-week period, students will have the opportunity to deliver three speeches and even have the option to receive 1:1 private coaching.
The final speech is designed to challenge students to step out of their comfort zone and present in front of a large audience using all the techniques learned during the previous 7 weeks of the course.
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Here’s What You’ll Get When You Sign Up
Public speaking classes can help individuals overcome their fear and anxiety of speaking in front of others, resulting in increased self-confidence.
Enhanced Communication Skills
Through practice and feedback, public speaking classes can help individuals improve their ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others.
Public speaking classes can be a challenging and rewarding experience, allowing individuals to step outside their comfort zone and develop valuable skills that can be applied in various areas of life.
A Sense of Accomplishment
When you successfully deliver a speech, you'll feel proud of yourself and your accomplishments. This can boost your self-esteem and confidence, and it can also motivate you to continue speaking in public.
What’s in the course
Let your visitor know how many modules there are and what each one is about.
Week 1: Use of Anaphora and Antithesis
Students will watch and analyze the virtues put forth in Wallace’s address using our REACT guidelines for class.
Students will define and analyze the use of anaphora and antithesis within Author's speech in order to craft a written speech that their own principles.
Students will read and analyze Author's piece in an effort to dissect how the argument is being made with anecdotal evidence and the art of storytelling.
HOMEWORK Due Week 2
Students will journal for 2 pages double-spaced about at least 3 virtues that they consider essential to life.
Students will read and watch “Story” by CA. Students will REACT to “Story” choosing 3 of the 5 activities of Reflecting, Empathizing, Analyzing, Creating, or Talking back to the author. REACT Responses should always be in complete sentences and 5 sentences per category.
Week 2: The Meaning of Dialogism
Learning Objective: Students will be able to synthesize the disparate pieces of A's speech to define the meaning of dialogism.
Students will analyze the positionality and perspective of the speaker in order to integrate these themes into their own virtue speeches in week 4.
HOMEWORK Due Week 3
REACT using 1 category to "XYX" by BB. Please be ready to share next class. Students will respond to 1 of the 10 exercises listed in the “Story Telling Exercises” Worksheet within the google drive in 1 page double-spaced. Students will then write a 1-page response to themselves as an outsider perceiving their written event in order to further understand positionality and perspective.
Week 3: Humor & Verbal Irony
Students will dissect the elements of humor and verbal irony within B' stalk to integrate them appropriately into their own pieces to explain their allegiance to their virtue.
Students will define and note the use of linking and allusion in B’s speech in order to incorporate it at least once into their own virtue speech next week.
HOMEWORK Due Week 4
Finish your Virtue Speech, and be ready to deliver it next week!
Speeches should incorporate:
- Various Elements (list available for the students)
Please remember to prepare you speech around one central virtue and uphold it in a 3 – 5-minute speech next class.
Week 4: Virtue Speeches
Students will deliver their virtue speeches on the virtue or theme of their choice.
HOMEWORK Due Week 5
Complete the XYZ Worksheet found within google drive.
Brainstorm and submit at least 3 possible topics that you would like to persuade the class about. Make sure to include at least 1 piece of research and 1 piece of justification for your choice.
Week 5: Persuasive in Delivery & Content.
Week 6: Speech Structure and Cohesion
Week 7: A Controversial Topic
Week 8: Final Speech
This is not a "Run of a Mill" Public Speaking Class
This public speaking class offered is not an ordinary or average program, but instead offers a unique and exceptional approach to developing public speaking skills.
The class provides specialized or advanced techniques beyond a standard curriculum, and is led by experienced professional who bring a high level of expertise to the learning experience.
This public speaking class is not for you if you are not willing to challenge yourself, put in effort, and push beyond your comfort zone to become a confident and effective public speaker.
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Wed - June 14 to Aug 2 - 1-2PM EST
Wed - June 14 to Aug 2 - 2:30-3:30 PM EST
- Is our class schedule not convenient for you? No problem! We can create a customized class schedule that works with your busy schedule. All you need is a minimum of four students to get started from May 2023.
- Batch 2: Wednesday - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM will open once Batch 1 is filled.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
In the event that a class fails to meet the minimum enrollment requirement of 3 students, your fee will be refunded. Additionally, if you attend the first class and are not satisfied, please let us know on the same day after the first class, and we will issue a swift and full refund - no questions asked.
Frequently Asked Questions
Every great speech includes some or all of the elements taught in this Public Speaking Class.
The instructor of this course will engage students in meaningful discussions and ensure that the concepts taught are easy to understand and implement, making this course accessible to both middle and high school students.
Students will acquire the skills to be more effective speech writers and speakers in public, semi-public, and interpersonal deliverances. Students will rehearse coherence, concision, and proper delivery of written speeches meant to explain, recount, persuade, and integrate academic and colloquial thought.
Throughout the 8-week course, students will engage with curated speeches and published works to learn specific concepts. In addition, a bonus resource will be provided with additional materials related to the concepts covered in the class, enabling students to further develop their public speaking skills beyond the program's duration.
Students will give three speeches across the course of this interactive seminar. Students will be evaluated on three criteria:
1. Preparation of research and central ideas
2. The written coherence and use rhetorical tools like ethos, pathos, logos, anaphora, etc.…
3. Proper enunciation, pacing, time management, and delivery of the speech with appropriate eye contact and gesturing.
The Speaker+ option provides students with the opportunity to receive private 1:1 feedback and engage in discussions with the instructor to fine-tune their speaking and presentation skills after the 8-week class. The Speaker option, on the other hand, does not include private feedback.