Firstly, let me start by listing a few things that this article ISN’T. This isn’t a scaremongering article. It’s not a tactic to frighten parents into joining speech and drama lessons. Nor is it a ploy to play on the insecurities and fears that we all receive as part of the “New Parent Enrolment Pack”. What IS this article then? It’s simply my way of being a part of the ongoing conversation that’s happening at kitchen tables all around NZ. The conversation about how screen time fits into families. A conversation that has many threads…
THE HEAD HELD HIGH BLOG
As part of giving you visibility into what’s happening in your child’s Head Held High lessons, as a prelude to every term we shoot these videos for you. They give you insight into the learning focuses, skills, tools, games and activities that students will be exposed to in the coming 10 weeks. It’s all very exciting stuff!
This article will give you a good understanding of the life skills that speech and drama lessons uncover, stir, stimulate, stoke, nurture, encourage, grow and develop in students.
We reveal New Zealand’s best oral communication teachers and also review the recent Stuff opinion piece, “Children need to learn to speak well to function in society”, plus add our own thoughts and opinions to it.