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Teach the World

By Ja’Mes Williams I simply love working for The Practice Space because the success of every student is important! Every student we encounter teaches us something new, which makes it so important that we help them grow and develop their voice. This week, we spoke with youth ages 11 to 14 on what they wanted …

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Educators Advocating for Youth Voice

The current world of online learning has elevated one concern clearer than ever before: how do we keep students engaged and get them talking in virtual classrooms? To tackle this and many other issues, we recently launched our inaugural Youth Voice Advocates Cohort.

Staying Connected while Social Distancing

Hello all! My name is Morgan Cutter and I recently joined the team at The Practice Space as our new AmeriCorps VISTA Member and Project Manager. With everything that has happened in 2020, this year has been one full of trials and adaptations for many of us. As we head into the holiday season, this …

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Learning from a Distance

Hello everyone! I’m Jennifer Quiroz, an intern at The Practice Space and I’m here to talk about the new world of going to school virtually. Hopefully my experience and advice will help you throughout these unforeseen times as you navigate though your e-learning.  The transition to online learning was very difficult for me. I didn’t …

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How to Get Students Comfortable Speaking in Your Virtual Classroom

There are so many challenges with teaching in a virtual classroom, especially with all the tech issues that can easily consume us. As an organization focused on building confidence and community through communication skill development, we have learned a lot in recent months about communicating online. We know that social interaction is fundamental to learning. …

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Zoom Zone

Hello everyone! My name is Jennifer Quiroz and I am a Summer Intern at The Practice Space. This is my second instalment of my Fly on The Wall Series. This time I had the honor of observing The Practice Spaces very own Young Speakers Camp. This immersive one week camp was composed of various young …

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