Communication is making clear and compelling oral presentations, sharing ideas, clarifying information as needed, and adapting communication styles to meet audience needs.
Communication is important for interacting with others and conveying one’s thoughts and feelings, but communication skills are also important for career preparedness. Young people with strong communication skills will share ideas or information with others effectively, ask and answer questions, listen actively, and be able to summarize key points.
Learn how exemplar programs in Boston are intentionally cultivating communication.
The following case studies provide examples of after school programming at various grade levels.
Tierney Boys & Girls Club After School Program
Mass Audubon @ Boston Nature Center
Camp Harbor View – Leaders in Training