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Mar 15

[P.3] Halfway There: Winding Down the Third Quarter

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

Midterms are right around the corner, and as the year is beginning to thaw, the class is winding down the third quarter.Currently, students have had numerous formal and informal speaking opportunities as they have lead the class, created original orations, delivered declamations, developed and shared both impromptu speeches as well as impromptu evaluations.​As we near the final weeks of this quarter, we will begin our mid-term.…

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Jan 11

Midterms and Finals

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

With a wonderful holiday break behind us and a week of review "under our belts," the midterm and final exam are finally upon us.If your child is in an A/B Day class, then he or she will take a midterm, and if your child is in a one semester class, then he or she will take a final exam.The test is a culmination of two parts - half of the exam is based on speaking and the other half is based on written knowledge.…

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Oct 19

[P.1] Winding Down to Ramp Back Up

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

This week has been a week of closure. Students begin testing next week, and in preparation for their midterm, we have been practicing table topics (impromptu speaking) and studying the first four chapters of Speech.As we wind-down this quarter, I couldn't be more proud of my students. I have seen amazing transformation in the poise and confidence of each student, and I am extremely enthusiastic as we ramp up for the next nine weeks.​…

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