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8 Good TED Talks to Help You With Public Speaking Anxiety (Infographic) January 22, 2017 Glossophobia, or fear of public speaking, is a common thing among a large number of adults. There are several reasons that factor in this phobia from social/psychological anxieties to speech pathologies. But regardless of what it is that makes some people shun away from facing an audience, glossophobia can be overcome through self-help (e.g reading books that tackle the problem, watching videos…etc), coaching, or even through direct assistance from professionals. In today’s post, we are sharing with you some excellent tips on how to overcome public speaking anxiety and deliver engaging talks.

Score Some Points with Place Value Yahtzee! – Games 4 Gains I find that kids really enjoy games that are similar to games that they already know and love to play. And frankly, I like the fact that it's (usually) faster to teach them those games, which means that less learning time is wasted on explanation. The game that I have for you today is a place value version of the popular game Yahtzee. 3 Act Math – When Math Happens The 3 Act Math format was developed by Dan Meyer. See the links below. Explanation Post Modeled Lesson Dan’s Lessons 5 Practices All 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th Alg 1 Geom Alg 2 Stat Calc Calculator Countdown How many times? #TMC14 GWWG: Talking Points Activity – cultivating exploratory talk through a growth mindset activity This activity is the one I am most excited about bringing to #TMC14 and to the Group Work Working Group. My intention is to blog more about how this goes during the morning sessions. I also hope that participants will blog more about this too and contribute resources to the wiki. Exploratory talk is the greatest single predictor of whether group work is effective or not, yet most symmetrical classroom talk (peer talk) is either cumulative (positive but uncritical) or disputational (merely trading uncritical disagreements back and forth). This activity is based on Lyn Dawes’ Talking Points activity but has been adapted for use within a restorative practices framework. It’s a great way to practice circle skills (i.e., respecting the talking piece) and get students to practice NO COMMENT (i.e., trying to score social points rather than focusing on the task at hand).

June 2018 – Glen Hannah On the same day, I was at Michael’s Camera Show, I whizzed across town to see an exhibition organised for Melbourne Knowledge Week. Another annual event gaining prominence in Melbourne. Describing itself this way: Our world is changing – but we have the knowledge today to create the Melbourne of tomorrow. Through seven days of interactive events, workshops, dinners, and performances, Melbourne Knowledge Week will explore the exciting opportunities, tackle the urgent challenges, and share skills to help shape the future of Melbourne Devoted to exploring a whole range of things from architecture to agriculture, it was a showcase of new ideas.

ESL Speaking Murder Mystery Game Learn English with a Murder Mystery This is a 15 to 20 minute group work fluency exercise. Each person is one character. Geometry Playground: Activities and Links Wolfram MathWorld Voronoi Toy This open-source program lets users play with adding points to a Voronoi diagram. Geometry GamesA number of downloadable games that let you explore topology, polygons, tilings, and more. Fluency Without Fear Download PDF By Jo Boaler, Professor of Mathematics Education, co-founder youcubed With the help of Cathy Williams, co-founder youcubed & Amanda Confer, Stanford University Updated January 28th, 2015 Introduction A few years ago a British politician, Stephen Byers, made a harmless error in an interview.