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How Teens Can Be Awesome at Public Speaking

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Through public speaking teens can talk to their peers and adults about the issues that matter to them. How can teen ambassadors, peer educators, students, and other youth use public speaking to help nonprofits, good causes, and other organizations?

This presentation was given as a training for TeenSource's Peer Educators. TeenSource improves the health and well being of young people in California by providing non-judgmental, accurate, and reliable sexual and reproductive health information and resources.

The training shows teens how to be awesome and engaging when public speaking, in a way that ramps up their professionalism while encouraging their personalities to shine. The presentation includes best practices on teens' look and sound, creating an engaging format, and getting prepared, with many video examples. It also includes top tips on tools to use when presenting and places teens can present and practice.

The slideshare includes plenty of examples show the best practices and tips in action, primarily taken from those working on sexual and reproductive health issues and rights.

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How Teens Can Be Awesome at Public Speaking

  1. 1. PUBLIC SPEAKING March 14, 2015 MULTI-MEDIA PEER EDUCATOR TRAINING 5:
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  5. 5. BE AWESOME WHEN PUBLIC SPEAKING • Always think about your audience. • Be yourself and share your story, as much as you’re comfortable. • Make a positive first impression. • Be engaging and accurate: check your facts, careful with slang. • Practice to get confident. • Offer insights beyond the facts TeenSource already offers. Creative Commons photo by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, LA@girardinl @teensource
  6. 6. @girardinl @teensource Have you done a presentation in front of a group before? Now we have a question for you all… Just answer in the chat.
  7. 7. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource Creative Commons photo by sweetapathy
  8. 8. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look • body language TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  9. 9. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look • body language • emotions + facial expressions TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  10. 10. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look • body language • emotions + facial expressions • eye contact TOP TIPS @girardinl @teensource
  11. 11. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look • body language • emotions + facial expressions • eye contact • appearance + outfit TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  12. 12. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look • body language • emotions + facial expressions • eye contact • appearance + outfit Sound TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource Creative Commons photo by Shermee
  13. 13. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look • body language • emotions + facial expressions • eye contact • appearance + outfit Sound • clarity: no mumbling or monotone TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  14. 14. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look • body language • emotions + facial expressions • eye contact • appearance + outfit Sound • clarity: no mumbling or monotone • slow down TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  15. 15. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look • body language • emotions + facial expressions • eye contact • appearance + outfit Sound • clarity: no mumbling or monotone • slow down • killer fillers TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  16. 16. YOUR LOOK + SOUND Look • body language • emotions + facial expressions • eye contact • appearance + outfit Sound • clarity: no mumbling or monotone • slow down • killer fillers • slang TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  17. 17. @girardinl @teensource What do you want to work on to get better at public speaking? Now we have a question for you all… Just answer in the chat.
  18. 18. ENGAGING FORMAT Introduction • attention-getting device • central idea • specific purpose • activity or question TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource
  19. 19. ENGAGING FORMAT TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  20. 20. ENGAGING FORMAT Introduction • attention-getting device • central idea • specific purpose • activity or question Main points 1. first point 2. second point 3. third point Interaction Closing Q+A TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource
  21. 21. ENGAGING FORMAT TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  22. 22. ENGAGING FORMAT Tools TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource
  23. 23. ENGAGING FORMAT Tools • PowerPoint TOP TIPS: @girardinl onedrive.live.com @teensource
  24. 24. ENGAGING FORMAT Tools • PowerPoint TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource
  25. 25. ENGAGING FORMAT Tools • PowerPoint TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource Tips at slideshare.net/jessedee/you-suck-at-powerpoint
  26. 26. ENGAGING FORMAT Tools • PowerPoint • Prezi TOP TIPS: @girardinl prezi.com @teensource
  27. 27. ENGAGING FORMAT Tools • PowerPoint • Prezi • 1-page outline TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource
  28. 28. ENGAGING FORMAT Tools • PowerPoint • Prezi • 1-page outline • flash cards TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource
  29. 29. @girardinl @teensource For your TeenSource presentation, do you have an attention-getting device in your introduction? Now we have a question for you all… Just answer in the chat.
  30. 30. GET PREPARED Practice • rehearse 3 times— or more! TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  31. 31. GET PREPARED Practice • rehearse 3 times— or more! • use a mirror, friends, record yourself TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource Creative Commons photo by Wesley Fryer
  32. 32. GET PREPARED Practice • rehearse 3 times— or more! • use a mirror, friends, record yourself • don’t memorize it all TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource watch the video >
  33. 33. GET PREPARED Practice • rehearse 3 times— or more! • use a mirror, friends, record yourself • don’t memorize it all • time yourself TOP TIPS: Android @girardinl @teensource
  34. 34. GET PREPARED Practice • rehearse 3 times— or more! • use a mirror, a friend, record yourself • don’t memorize it all • time yourself At the event • show up early, get comfortable + relax TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource Creative Commons photo by merwing✿little dear
  35. 35. GET PREPARED Practice • rehearse 3 times— or more! • use a mirror, a friend, record yourself • don’t memorize it all • time yourself At the event • show up early, get comfortable + relax • warm up, talk to people TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource Photo by YTHorg
  36. 36. GET PREPARED Practice • rehearse 3 times— or more! • use a mirror, a friend, record yourself • don’t memorize it all • time yourself At the event • show up early, get comfortable + relax • warm up, talk to people • give out TeenSource schwag TOP TIPS: @girardinl @teensource
  37. 37. @girardinl @teensource Where have you done public speaking before? And/or where are you planning to present? Now we have a question for you all… Just answer in the chat.
  38. 38. WHERE TO PRESENT (+ PRACTICE!) • Toastmasters, find a local meeting • Local groups, search Meetup • TEDxYouth, check out resources • Video debates • Youth groups • Community centers + libraries • Debating clubs • Public hearings @girardinl @teensource
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  40. 40. www.teensource.org twitter.com/teensource facebook.com/teensource instagram.com/teensourceorg teensource.tumblr.com twitter.com/girardinl lg@laurengirardin.com linkedin.com/in/laurengirardin Lauren Girardin Thanks!

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