The rapid shift to virtual instruction has fundamentally changed the teaching profession. Are you approaching the transition to virtual with apprehension or dread? Or, are you struggling to replicate classroom dynamics within the limitations of video conferencing software? Maybe, like many teachers, you’re still grappling with the basics, like how to get students to participate on video.
Own The Room’s Teacher Track will help you quickly embrace and thrive in, virtual instruction. Discover how to connect with students virtually, engage them even more than you did in the classroom, foster active participation, and minimize distractions to ensure that students meet your learning objectives. You’ll learn expert communication techniques to make your lesson content 20% more memorable, interactive, and relatable so that you can capture -and maintain -your students’ attention throughout the class. As an added bonus, you’ll become more confident and rediscover your passion for teaching -and have fun doing it!
PROGRAM OVERVIEW – Three series of four, 90-minute sessions each:
Take one, two, or all three series to enhance your skills. The material covered in each series is applicable to all virtual platforms as well as in-person teaching. Series 1 is foundational and must be taken first.
SERIES 1 – COMMAND YOUR VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
Executive Presence (90 Minutes) – Enhance your virtual presence to establish credibility and rapport with your students.
Connect First (90 Minutes) – Learn techniques (and brain science!) to command attention so that more of your content gets through.
Engage Your Audience (90 Minutes) – Encourage participation, foster lively dialogue, and create authentic engagement that drives results.
Tell Captivating Stories (90 Minutes) – Leverage storytelling techniques to captivate, motivate, and inspire your students.
SERIES 2 – DELIVER COMPELLING CONTENT
Dynamic Delivery (90 Minutes) – Create energy and enhance your lesson content using subtle but powerful voice modulation and non-verbal communication techniques.
Be Memorable (90 Minutes) – Build connections, spark curiosity, and deliver a more memorable message.
Open & Close With Purpose (90 Minutes) – Hook your students from the beginning of your lesson and leave them with a meaningful takeaway at the end.
Two Minute TalkⓇ Business Presentation (90 Minutes) – Deliver a two-minute presentation to practice, improve, and make your new skills feel like second nature.
SERIES 3 – ADVANCED ENGAGEMENT AND FACILITATION
Powerfully with Slides (90 Minutes) – Discover how to use slides to enhance, rather than distract from, your lesson content.
Powerfully Concise & Better Questions (90 Minutes) – Learn active listening and questioning techniques to extract crucial information, read your students, and move the lesson forward.
Handling Tough Questions & Distracted Audiences (90 Minutes) – Anticipate and acknowledge objections, create consensus, and keep the lesson moving on-schedule without sacrificing content.
Lesson Integration (90 Minutes) – Deliver a segment of your lesson content to hone your new skills and techniques.