Final Speech Presentation Night 2016 Part 2

Almost reluctant to post the last of the speeches because it means the year has drawn to a close.  Always bittersweet because I miss the kids.  Well, there’s always next year!  Until then, enjoy the last of these amazing speeches!   NIGEL WRIGHT – A Year’s Journey   Nigel is the kind of kid you want your daughter to grow …

Head Start Public Speaking For Kids Week 16- Public Presentations For Kids!

Last week Head Start Public Speaking For Kids held its Winter Public Presentation at the Sechelt Art Gallery and what a success!  The students have been preparing since October by learning and practising different public speaking skills- some basic, some advanced.  They spent the entire month of January practising, re-writing and honing their favourite speech and the results were evident! …

Head Start Public Speaking For Kids Week 7- Body Language and the Power Pose

I stood in front of my class like this:   Then I asked them: what does it look like when I stand like this? Mari said “You look like the Queen of the World” THAT is exactly what I was going for.  Studies show that even standing like this for TWO MINUTES changes your body’s physiology!   You come across as …

Head Start Public Speaking For Kids 3- Four Kinds of Speeches / The Hamburger

Sechelt! Our speakers this week were off to a great start!  We had a seasoned prepared speaker with Nadia who told us about her family’s disastrous and hilarious camping trip!  This was by far, Nadia’s best use of humour so far.  You’re becoming more relaxed and you really engaged your audience!  Well done! Great lesson here folks- disasters are rarely …