Speaking matters.

We speak informally and formally. We speak to one, a few, and many. We speak in person and through digital tools.

National Speaking Week honors oral communication in all of its forms.

Coming Events

Prize-winning lessons

  • TEDx Event at Middle School!

    Are you familiar with TED talks? Did you know that TEDx talks exist? (Find out about them here.) The Benjamin Middle School in North Palm...

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  • The Last Word

    Hebron Academy in Hebron, Maine has an ambitious program to make all students competent speakers. It is described this way: “Hebron Academy’s Words Program: Who...

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  • Civics + Persuasion + Speaking

    From the BIE website: “Students will be placed in groups of similar political beliefs based on online assessments and create their own political parties. They...

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