Kids today, live in a world of amplified information, much of it powered by electronics, and little of it by their own choosing (before age 6). Many experience a significant challenge with speaking confidently, creatively and with resilience.
That's why there's SPEAKOLOGY. We've added adult trainings too.
At the beginning and end of every session, each participant is given a piece of paper that looks like the picture above. They must finish the lines within those squares. They have a spectrum of colored markers to choose from or, they may use a pen, or pencil. These lines are from the Torrence Test of Creative Thinking. They benchmark what's streaming through a child's mind, at a given moment.
Facilitator, author, educator, coach, support staff, "reflector", guide to the "big-picture perspective", Dana produces educational SPEAKOLOGY trainings, in which each participant unlocks their full potential for unique expression, insight and action; toward their best life-experience.
There's an expression among software developers, "G.I.G.O" (garbage in, garbage out). When it comes to humans, it’s the same (kids especially). The information we "take in" is directly related to our “output”; our speaking experience in particular. In this Blog, I will aim to stay away from any “garbage” and instead offer useful information regarding who we are, and our insanely, amazing ability to speak . . .