Our Students Will Be:
● Articulate in Expressing Thoughts & Ideas
● Able to Listen Well
● Thoughtful in Asking Questions
In a world of global and digital communication, it has never been more important for students to learn to communicate with clarity, sophistication, persuasion, and conviction. While developing Content Knowledge, students will regularly practice all forms of communication to become efficient at conveying concepts, data and options, and synthesize ideas.
Real World Connection
Effective communication is a skill that is vital to success in the workplace as well as in any phase of life. How it Looks in the Classroom. Students learn and use communication skills to engage in conversations and discussions, listen to evaluate and respond to a speaker’s point of view, and present information, findings and evidence in a variety of contexts using a variety of digital and non-digital tools.
“The ability to communicate clearly, listen well, cooperate with others, negotiate conflict constructively, and seek help and offer help when needed is essential in building and maintaining personal and professional relationships.” Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
When surveyed on attributes employers seek on a candidate’s resume, Communication Skills (written) ranked the highest at 82%. Verbal Communication Skills ranked 7th at 67.4%. Source: Job Outlook 2019, National Association of Colleges and Employers