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Nurturing the Neglected C: Tips for Teaching Communication Skills in the Classroom

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Rick Stevens, Senior VP of HR for Boeing once stated, "We hire for hard skills. We fire for soft skills." While there are countless resources available to support creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration, very little content is available to support students with communication…the highest rated of the 4 Cs among employers. Join Lisa Johnson as she shares how to easily thread curricular content through the art of communication, while incorporating the 3 other Cs so that you can cultivate oral, written, visual, and nonverbal communication skills. In addition, Lisa will explore a wide range of activities including email etiquette, positive interdependence strategies, curation, digital portfolios, and more. Discover how you can better prepare your students for the future by nurturing the Neglected C!


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 @ 5:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: College & Career Readiness, Communication & Collaboration
Tags: 4 Cs, 4Cs, communication skills, curation, email etiquette, oral communications, portfolios, visual communications

Reviews (24)

Nice work
Full Member
Very helpful! Thanks!
Basic Member
Thank you!
Full Member
Good resources. Very good points
Well done presentation. Good for you.
Basic Member
Wonderful presentation.
Basic Member
Great presentation.
Full Member
Great presentation!
Basic Member
Good information. Thank you
Basic Member
Good presentation on something that can be often neglected.
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