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    Developing public speaking and communication skills

    Vol. 40, Prg. 26–30
    October 14–18, 2002

    Program Listing:

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    Don’t Be Afraid to Speak Out
    Toastmasters: A Great Way to Practice Public Speaking
    Studying the Great Communicators

    Resources & Information:

    From Playpen to Podium by Jeff Myers
    Give your kids the communication advantage! Myers, an accomplished speaker and teacher, shows you fun, easy-to-do projects that will make your kids great communicators. You'll improve their reading, writing, and thinking skills; enhance their comfort in social situations; help them resist negative peer influences; and guide their development of solid leadership skills. Approx. 230 pages, softcover from Noble.

    National Christian Forensics and Communications Association (Speech and Debate)
    The NCFCA was established to serve the needs of the national homeschool speech and debate community. Centering their vision on I Peter 3:15–16, the NCFCA’s programs, materials, and activities are ultimately aimed at achieving their goal of assisting homeschoolers in addressing life issues from a biblical worldview in a manner that glorifies God.
    Program Offer

    Public Speaking Resources

    Home School Legal Defense Association

    Does the thought of speaking in public make your knees shake? Start improving your speaking skills with some of these resources.

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