January Issue

Vol 28|No 3|January 2019

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Of all the many poems I have written, "Standing Tall" - a tribute I wrote for Dr. Martin Luther King in 1982 - has been read by the most people, as it has become a favorite of those celebrating his birthday which falls on Monday, January 21 this year.

Making Movies

In this article, Jamie explores ways teachers might exploit the potential of smart phone video cameras to engage and delight students.

Writing a speech

In this chapter from his most recent book, "Laptop Thinking and Writing," Jamie shares tips on how to create a speech that will keep an audience on the edge of their seats.

This chapter will suggest ways to prepare for a speech so you have great ideas and words to share without resorting to reading. It is about planning a speech and how to deliver it effectively.

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