Week 4 – Whooooooo are you? Who Who? Who Who? Interviewing someone!

Ok, it’s very sad that I am dating myself with that song title but I had to do it. Sechelt Somehow, Sechelt is a week behind Gibsons, but that’s ok.  We will catch up in 2 weeks. This week Sechelt welcomed TWO NEW STUDENTS, Sara and Josh!  And folks, these two jumped RIGHT into the mix, volunteering to speak immediately …

5 things to prep for a great year @ Head Start Public Speaking For Kids!

Hey Head Starters!  I am super psyched about this coming year with you!  We have some returning veterans and some shaking rookies so it’s going to be a great mix!  Rookies, worry not, our vets are really awesome kids who will be happy to help you through some of our stranger classes!  But bottom line, we are going to have …

Year End Speeches From Awesome Kids!

A few weeks ago Head Start’s students gave their final presentations at the Sechelt Art Gallery to a packed house! Watching these students was a JOY.  Reflecting on how far they’ve come in the past year, I am so pleased with their progress.  I hope they are too. We had an amazing year.   Jillian and Nadia spoke for hundreds of …

Head Start Public Speaking For Kids- Speeches Outside the Box

This week I wanted to show everyone that it’s ok to speak outside of the box. We see a lot of speeches that have similarities.  Their structure is the same and they are almost cookie cutters of each other.  That’s not a bad thing but it can become a blah thing.  Today I showed the kids one of my favorite speeches of all time. It …

Head Start Public Speaking for Kids- Add Humor To Your Speech- week 19 (good bye Queen Elizabeth!)

Farewell Queen Elizabeth! Tonight our theme was “Royalty” and so we said goodbye to our beloved Queen Elizabeth!  Elizabeth is (hopefully only temporarily) leaving Head Start after giving us 3 very funny and clever speeches.  Elizabeth took last week’s speech, “Stories” and WOW, did she EVER do a lot of work to it!  Elizabeth used wonderful descriptions that brought her …