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Ch 19: Communication Skills in the Classroom

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To help you study for a test or finish a tough assignment, this interesting chapter explains communication in the classroom for your review. We've included short, informative video and text lessons and self-assessment quizzes here to make your learning experience fun.

Communication Skills in the Classroom - Chapter Summary

In this mobile-friendly chapter, our professional instructors present lessons on communication skills in the classroom, including the definition of communication skills and techniques for active listening. Once you complete these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Give examples of reflective listening
  • Use activities to show whole body listening
  • Utilize games and activities for following verbal directions
  • Discuss the different types of non-verbal communication
  • Understand the signs used in body language
  • Outline how body language is used in different cultures
  • Lead preschoolers and teens in communication activities
  • Teach diversity in the classroom successfully

To help you study, we've ensured these learning resources can be reviewed as many times as you need, at your own pace and at any time. And each user-friendly lesson is accompanied by a multiple-choice quiz to help make sure you've fully understood what you've learned. Help from an instructor is available when you submit your questions through the Dashboard.

11 Lessons in Chapter 19: Communication Skills in the Classroom
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Communication Skills: Definition & Examples

1. Communication Skills: Definition & Examples

In this lesson you will learn the definition of communication skills and types of communication skills with examples. Following the lesson will be a brief quiz.

What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples

2. What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples

Have you ever felt that you had been heard but not understood? If so, chances are that the person you were talking with was not actively listening.This lesson defines active listening and provides specific techniques that can be used.

What is Reflective Listening? - Definition & Examples

3. What is Reflective Listening? - Definition & Examples

If you've ever had someone truly listen to you, you know how it helps you express and understand your thoughts. In this lesson, we will explore reflective listening, looking at its definition and then going through some examples.

Whole Body Listening Activities

4. Whole Body Listening Activities

Working on whole body listening with your students? This lesson gives an overview of the practice and details repeatable activities to use with your students so you can hit the ground running with this important concept.

Following Verbal Directions Activities & Games

5. Following Verbal Directions Activities & Games

Do you have trouble getting your students to listen and follow through when you give instructions? This lesson will give you a few ideas to help your students practice following verbal directions.

Non-Verbal Communication: Examples, Types & Definition

6. Non-Verbal Communication: Examples, Types & Definition

In this lesson, you will learn where non-verbal communication comes from and why people display non-verbals cues. You will also see several examples of non-verbal communication that you will be able to spot in others.

Understanding Body Language: Definition & Signs

7. Understanding Body Language: Definition & Signs

Our body language can be a more effective means of communication than verbal or written language. In this lesson, we'll learn about types of human body language and what they convey to others. Test your knowledge with a short quiz after the lesson.

Body Language in Different Cultures

8. Body Language in Different Cultures

Different countries and their respective cultures employ different types of body language. This lesson will discuss a variety of body language used in different cultures.

Communication Activities for Preschoolers

9. Communication Activities for Preschoolers

Learning to communicate is one of a preschooler's main tasks. The activities in this lesson will keep preschool students engaged and interested while helping them develop communication skills.

Communication Activities for Teens

10. Communication Activities for Teens

Helping teenagers communicate with each other can go a long way toward supporting their social and emotional well-being. This lesson provides activities for fostering strong communication among teens.

Teaching Diversity in the Classroom

11. Teaching Diversity in the Classroom

Diversity is a key aspect of what students can learn in school. This lesson may give you some ideas about helping students appreciate and understand diversity in helpful and meaningful ways.

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