Being There, Before You’re There

Manner of Speaking

Recently, João posted photos of the speaking venue at the upcoming conference on the District 59 Spring Conference Facebook Page. Seasoned public speakers understand the importance of being familiar with the speaking venue prior to the actual event. The room is wide and deep.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 16, 2013: Since 1991-92 there has been no set formula for providing funds for PA schools. 65% of all funds now distributed in this school year are based on statistics from the 1989-90 school year.

Speaking Of...

65% of all funds now distributed in this school year are based on statistics from the 1989-90 school year. 65% of all funds now distributed in this school year are based on statistics from the 1989-90 school year. Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building 100 Penn Square East , Philadelphia Details and registration: [link] PA Special Education Funding Formula Commission Upcoming Meeting Has Been Rescheduled to Sept 26 th in Reading Was originally scheduled for September 19.

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Presentation lessons from Steve Martin's autobiography

Presentation Zen

A good tip is to arrive early to minimize any surprises and to make adjustments depending on the configuration of the room. I was surprised when I got to the venue in NYC that every man and woman was dressed in formal business wear, and every man was wearing a tie.

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PRESENTATION TIP: USE NOTES

Professionally Speaking...

That depends on the kind of presentation, your own personal style, and to a lesser extent, the physical venue. 3x5 or 4x6 cards work well as a way to remind yourself of the key messages of your presentation or important facts, statistics and quotes. It also provides room for way too much content, thereby tempting you to read from it.

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Inside Voice: Speechwriter Amélie Crosson-Gooderham

The Eloquent Woman

Another trick to make the story real for listeners in the room, if you are presenting any kind of statistics or numbers, is to express them in relation to the size to the audience or the population of the city where you are speaking.

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Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog: The Great Catch-Up Part 1

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

Even statistics or technical details can become interesting/entertaining if presented in the right manner. This was held at the Hermitage Hotel, a super venue which I have sometimes used for meetings with scriptwriting clients. This can give you some very useful insights concerning the nature of the audience, aspects of the venue plus, of course, what content to include.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

Speaking Of...

Read more at [link] Philly schools off the ''most dangerous'' list credit student-staff trust for success WHYY Newsworks By Aaron Moselle, @awmoselle September 12, 2013 The School District of Philadelphia has a positive statistic to talk about this week. No venue announced yet To consider charter and cyber special education funding Diane Ravitch will be speaking in Philly at the Main Branch of the Philadelphia Free Library on September 17 at 7:30 pm.

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