Hi brandon arneson president of champion strategies with our ongoing series of public speaking now, we’ve been talking about first time front of the room.
People like teachers, supervisors, managers, the folks are brothers and sisters who are involved with key account major account up and down the street.
In home sales, but i got a communication from a parent asking about their student and what should their little one be doing, trying to improve public speaking skills to help them as they grow from junior to senior year to college and out into the workplace.
So this is going to be for them.
I want to give you three ways that high school students can improve their public speaking skills.
Speaking as we’ve talked about is often a challenging aspect of academia for many students when impossible to avoid tough in the school.
Because there’s going to be some teachers that are going to ask you in their class, you have to speak so public speaking can be a source of great anxiety for high schoolers.
Now, luckily, there are tactics.
Students can use to refrying and really twist and make that something that is beautiful to the rest of the students and the teachers.
We can refine it, but there are ways that high school students can improve their public speaking skills to include participating in extracurricular activities.
That’s right practice during class learning from others, but picking up additional public speaking skills by being involved in an extracurricular, and if you forgotten that term uh those clubs, those events, those things that go on after school, so looking to upgrade your public speaking skills for the Balance of this semester, we want to give you some of those tips tip number one would be to improve your public speaking skills join a related extracurricular group.
Now, one of the best ways to improve your public speaking skills naturally is to practice public speaking and every video that i have on public speaking.
We talk about practice.
How about researching your school’s extracurricular activities, see what they offer find out ways to get involved.
You see high school tends to have various activities that can greatly improve your public speaking skills.
A few of them that i had been a teacher advisor to mock trial, debate teams, student council, a theater club.
Now i can tell you for a fact: mock trial debate is no different than playing a team sport, whether it’s football track or whatever, here’s.
What i mean by being the best of the best in your state and, let’s say, mock trial.
If you win your county, all the county winners come together to see who’s the best in the state for mock trial.
There are scholarship dollars out there did you know that same thing when it comes to debate, whether you have a team debate or the traditional lincoln douglas? Once again, you find yourself at the county or in the state finals.
There are scholarship monies for your little one to move on if this is what they like in communication, many colleges will offer communications degrees because your student has demonstrated over that season, or maybe they do it a couple of seasons that they’re improving what they’re doing with That so, please check those out joining a school-sponsored organization that encourages a fair amount of speaking in front of others.
Not only improves confidence in the youngster, but would also enhance your college admission resume now.
You may say well how’s that going to do that.
If i’m confident as a speaker and i have to communicate with that piece of paper resume, i can make it come alive a lot better than the next person.
That’s going to be interviewed.
You see by implementing in organizations such as these allows your student to improve their public speaking with the confidence and the capacity that they’re most comfortable in another thing that i would do is improve your public speaking skills increase your class participation, you see if public speaking Is a source of stress for you or your child challenge yourself to participate more in class? It’s a simple tactic: to improve your public speaking.
Raise your hand to answer questions out loud in front of your classmates and practice articulating your thought about the coursework.
I guarantee you your other classmates and even the teacher will see the confidence and the improvement on how you do respond.
Another way to improve your skill is to take advantage of assignments that promote public speaking in front of the class when given the option, for example, to write a paper or give an oral presentation.
Take this opportunity to build your confidence by presenting in front of your classmates, spend time preparing, there’s that practice your presentation rehearse beforehand, both in front of friends and family, in the same space that you’ll be presenting if possible.
If you can’t get into that space that you’re going to be presenting because of covert, that’s all right, but show yourself that, if you practice and put your mind into it, public speaking doesn’t have to be intimidating and another tip to improve public speaking skills.
Observe other speakers techniques in addition to practicing your public speaking skills, take the time to research.
Other successful speakers look at their techniques.
Now this could be done just by watching a ted talks and notice the mannerisms that engage you as a listener.
It can also be helpful to watch your classmates during class or extracurricular presentations.
Note how to organize their speech notice, how the level of eye contact is going on around the room notice, how they involve the audience in the presentation, don’t be afraid to ask them what techniques have worked and not worked as they’re going through their confidence public speaking.
Can be intimidating, we already know the facts nationally.
People do not like to do it, but if we start out at a young age, use your time in high school to build your confidence, improve your skills through school sponsored activities, and please observe your peers now.
Additionally, public speaking tutoring is involved, and this can help provide you with a personal tailored strategy to improve your public speaking skills.
Now you have to be honest with yourself about your strengths and about your weaknesses, but if you have a plan and a goal and you want to strive to improve it, public speaking is a great way of doing it.
How do i know i interview a lot of people who come out of high school and colleges for jobs? The worst thing is that resume.
They cannot articulate make it come to life.
It’s their story.
It’s not my story, it’s just a piece of paper, but the ones that do it better are the ones that i move forward with and present to a decision maker.
Once again, brad and hardison president champion strategies with a little public speaking workshop for the youngsters, because a parent asked me to do that.
So i hope you got something out of it and as always in parting, you go out and make it a change.