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Cultivating Communication in the Classroom

Future-Ready Skills for Secondary Students
By: Lisa Ann Johnson

Foreword by Guy Kawasaki

Written by Tech Chef Lisa Johnson, this book will help educators design authentic learning experiences that allow students to practice their 21st Century communication skills.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781506356372
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Series: Corwin Teaching Essentials
  • Year: 2017
  • Page Count: 224
  • Publication date: March 10, 2017

Price: $29.95



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? Just because many students are raised communicating through technology doesn’t mean they know how to use it effectively. 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
  • Interviews with industry experts
  • Tools for building 21st Century skills

Written by Tech Chef Lisa Johnson, this book demonstrates how communication can be taught through the lens of college and career readiness.

"This book is the most practical guide I have seen to truly help secondary students be 'future ready.' The advice and tips that Lisa shares should become a standard digital literacy read for all middle school and high school students."
Kyle Pace, Instructional Technology Coach
Grain Valley School District, Kansas City, Missouri

"This book has an unbelievable amount of tips, ideas and great advice for communicating in the 21st century. It's not only helpful for teaching students to be better communicators but adults as well!"
Jennie Magiera, Chief Technology Officer
Des Plaines School District 62, IL

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword by Guy Kawasaki


Chapter 1: Email Etiquette

Chapter 2: Collaboration and Positive Interdependence

Chapter 3: Visual Literacy and Presentation Skills

Chapter 4: Student Publishing and Projects

Chapter 5: Portfolios and Resumes

Chapter 6: Social Media

Chapter 7: Curation


Appendix A: Book Study and Communication Cohort Challenges

Appendix B: Communication Catchers

Appendix C: SEL Index

Appendix D: Industry Insights



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