Building 21st Century communication skills
Students are expected to be innovators, creative thinkers, and problem solvers. But what if they can't communicate their ideas persuasively? Knowing how to share ideas is as crucial as the ideas themselves. Unfortunately, many students don’t get explicit opportunities to hone this skill.
Cultivating Communication in the Classroom will help educators design authentic learning experiences that allow students to practice their skills. Readers will find:
- Real world insights into how students will be expected to communicate in their future careers and education
- Strategies for teaching communication skills throughout the curriculum
- Communication Catchers for igniting ideas
Table of ContentsForeword by Guy KawasakiPrefaceChapter 1: Email EtiquetteChapter 2: Collaboration and Positive InterdependenceChapter 3: Visual Literacy and Presentation SkillsChapter 4: Student Publishing and ProjectsChapter 5: Portfolios and ResumesChapter 6: Social MediaChapter 7: CurationAppendicesAppendix A: Book Study and Communication Cohort ChallengesAppendix B: Communication CatchersAppendix C: SEL IndexAppendix D: Industry Insights