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They Were Trained for This Moment #NeverAgain

How the student activists of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High demonstrate the power of a comprehensive education. By DAHLIA LITHWICK, Feb 28, 2018 Source: SLATE The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to class Wednesday morning two weeks and … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?”

Rarely seen footage of Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking to students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967, where he delivered his speech “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?” “Thank you very kindly. Principal, Mr. Williams, Members … Continue reading

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Speeches That Echo Throughout #History

How best to use the speeches in this book? There is no one “best” way to benefit from the material in this book. As a point of departure, read each speech. Read them silently and read them aloud. Then read … Continue reading

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#FREE For 24 Hours: Public Speaking: What Amazing Nonsense You Are Talking! [Kindle Edition]

Book Description Publication Date: September 11, 2013 To be a good public speaker, never give up. Face your fear. “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” ~ James Baldwin In … Continue reading

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Public Speaking: Where do you learn to speak in public?

Socrates: “But perhaps Rhetoric has been getting too roughly handled by us, and she might answer: What amazing nonsense you are talking! As if I forced any man to learn to speak in ignorance of the truth! Whatever my advice … Continue reading

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Public Speaking: Speech Organization & Preparation

Imagine that a good friend of yours is going to speak in public, and s/he has come to you for advice. Obviously, you recommend that they prepare what they are going to say very carefully. In fact, you advise them … Continue reading

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Selected Essays On Education: Call & Response – “When One Teaches Two Learn”

Hello from Amazon KDP! Congratulations! The book “Selected Essays on Education: Call & Response – “When One Teaches Two Learn“” you recently submitted to KDP and enrolled in KDP Select has been published to the Kindle Store and is already … Continue reading

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Lebron James’ Amaaazing MVP Speech

I just finished watching Lebron James. No, he wasn’t playing basketball. He was giving an acceptance speech for being named MVP. Most Valuable Player of the National Basketball Association is an awesome award to win. It means that you are … Continue reading

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King George VI to His People: The King’s (Real) Speech

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of watching the movie, “The King’s Speech”. As a teacher of English, watching it, almost made me cry. If I had been alone, maybe I would have. Cried. Cried real tears of pity, tears of … Continue reading

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The Final Debate Speech: How to Deliver the Closing Argument

The debate is almost over. You’ve got one more speech to make, the final one. What do you do? What do you say? How do you say it? Does it even matter? Let’s face it, if you haven’t been convincing … Continue reading

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