Public speaking classes for adults and children are important for developing critical thinking skills, but not all education is equal.
The authors say that there are benefits to a wide range of teaching styles.
What’s the best way to teach public speaking?
By the Numbers: Public Speaking and Education by Emily Blunt and Laura Wasserstein (University of Maryland) The authors take a different approach to teaching public speaking.
They say that teachers should focus on developing students’ critical thinking abilities, not on providing them with specific lessons.
Public speaking is not just for the classroom.
In this interview, Emily Blurt and Laura Watson explain how they developed the new course and why they believe it will help students learn the skills needed for success in school and the workplace.
How public speaking can help with test scores.
By Emily Bluster, Laura Watson, and Mark Czuchry, University of Maryland How teaching public speech is different from other subjects.
In this interview with the authors, they explain how public speaking is different than other subjects, and the impact it can have on student achievement.
Why public speaking needs to be taken seriously.
To hear more from the authors about their course, click here.