GREAT TIPS on how to teach your child or students SPEAKING SKILLS!
The core standards in English-Language Arts include an important emphasis on developing speaking and listening – the basic tools for conversation. Read more about these 8 Tips for Speaking and Listening

1. Model a Good Conversation
2. Encourage Physical Cues
3. Challenge Put-Downs or Hurtful Comments
4. Ask Open-Ended Questions
5. Put Thinking Ahead of Knowing
6. Have Informal Chats
7. Make Eye Contact
8. Encourage Turn-Talking