Session 6: Presentation time

STEP 1

Prepare

  1. Finish writing your speech from the last session.
  2. Rehearse your speech. Say it out loud and try to memorise it.
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  • Where should you stand to deliver your speech?
  • Do you have something to lean on?
  • Could you hold a pretend microphone?
  • Can you be seen by your audience?

STEP 2

Deliver your speech to an audience

Ask members of your household to listen to your speech. You might like to film it, so you

can watch it back.

Afterwards, ask your audience if they have any questions. Try to answer them, using the

information you have learnt in these sessions.


STEP 3

Reflect on your speech

  • Can you give an example of when you gave good reasons?
  • Where did you use facts or evidence?
  • Did you show passion? How?

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Comments (230)

  • global-conversation.png openhearted_fruit | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    This topic has taught me to understand that hearing news from directly affected people will give you clear understanding and know the real story than from the newspaper

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    1. global-conversation.png tidy_melon | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
      openhearted_fruit's comment 27 May 2020

      The topic has taught me a lot of extreme weather and how to write a speech.

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    2. global-conversation.png lovable_agency | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
      openhearted_fruit's comment 27 May 2020

      Does that means information from the newspapers are false information? How can this be avoided?

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      1. global-conversation.png tolerant_wilddog | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
        lovable_agency's comment 28 May 2020

        No the news are not false but some way newspapers reports on it makes the entire story different from how it happened.

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    3. global-conversation.png elated_strategy | St Paul's Primary School | Kenya
      openhearted_fruit's comment 28 May 2020

      that is really true .sometimes we get little from news papers and media

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    4. global-conversation.png humble_glacier | GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL JIBI, F.C.T. ABUJA | Nigeria
      openhearted_fruit's comment 29 May 2020

      Me too it has taught me how to hear a situation from direct source.

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    5. global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
      openhearted_fruit's comment 29 May 2020

      It is not always that the newspaper give false information. Some of the newspapers give information from people who are directly affected by extreme weather events. It is just that some of the newspapers misrepresent the information thereby causing distortion. It is true that when you hear information from people who are directly affected you will know the exact situation they find themselves in but saying newspapers don't report true information is not entirely right

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  • global-conversation.png openhearted_fruit | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    I can now identify what influences my own way of thinking and also assess how best to respond to counter arguments.

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  • global-conversation.png effervescent_camel | Rhemaville Christian Academy | Nigeria
    26 May 2020

    The topic has thought me to understand that always listening to the views of affected people will give a person a better understanding than that of a newaspaper

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  • global-conversation.png champion_bee | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    The topic has thought me sceptism, questioning information to know the truth from the right source, infact it is the first time I heard of the word sceptism.

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    1. global-conversation.png polite_land | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
      champion_bee's comment 28 May 2020

      Please let me know the meaning of sceptims.

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      1. Screenshot_20200324_165750.jpg Molly @ the BNC
        polite_land's comment 28 May 2020

        Scepticism means questioning information to find the truth.
        You can find advice on what we are looking for in posts and comments here: https://burnetnewsclub.com/issues/extreme-weather/the-discussion/new-schools-read-you-begin/

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      2. global-conversation.png champion_bee | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
        polite_land's comment 29 May 2020

        Sceptism is questioning information from the right source to know the fact or truth.

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  • global-conversation.png champion_bee | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    I can now debate on an issue and give reasons to support my point because commenting and replying to comment has given me that boldness

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  • global-conversation.png champion_bee | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    I now know a lot of extreme weather events that happened in different countries because some happen before I was born others happen when I was a child especially with the Australian and Haiti event.

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    1. global-conversation.png honorable_tennis | GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL JIBI, F.C.T. ABUJA | Nigeria
      champion_bee's comment 29 May 2020

      That true it has taught me alot of extreme weathers event I didn't even know about.

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  • global-conversation.png excited_politics | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 May 2020

    Step one
    To deliver a speech in a presentation I have to do several things
    First, I should speek clearly and confidently.
    Second, I should look at all the audience eye to eye or at least try.
    Third, I give my audience time to ask questios.
    Also training more and more helps me to debate bravely and defend my point of view .
    I can easily gain respect from my audience.

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  • global-conversation.png blissful_measurement | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 May 2020

    The first step
    To give a speech in a presentation I have to do several things
    First, I have to stand with confidence.
    Second, my eyes should be facing the eyes of the viewers.
    Third, use the drama with my voice and move my hand.
    Fourth, give the audience time to ask questions and answer all questions.
    Fifth, I speak briefly.
    Sixth, I try to highlight my feelings from the teachings of my face.

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  • global-conversation.png excited_politics | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 May 2020

    Optional Reflection

    This topic made me think deeply about the extreme weather and how can I be one of the solutions and not one of the problems.Also how can I improve my qualities and beat my shyness. I feel very shy and hesitated iinfront of the audience .
    Now ,I can stand confidently, speak loudly and clearly.
    Now, I now that exteme weather is the nature voice and reflection .It's anger ,It's love ,and it's call for human.
    I thought about a more global scale it is balanced when you hit voice and reflection .It's anger ,It's love ,and it's call for human.
    I thought about a more global scale it is balanced when you hitvoice and reflection .It's anger ,It's love ,and it's call for human.
    I thought about a more global scale it is balanced when you hit nature , it hit you twice.And when you pampered here it takes care of you indeed.I enjoyed mostly with all the sessions. They were convenient and great.
    Nothing was difficult to me.
    These sessions will be more excited and enjoyable if we are at school.

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  • global-conversation.png blissful_measurement | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 May 2020

    Step 3
    1. The individual’s success and progress lies in his personal and practical life by his ability to master the skill of persuasion in a person’s ability to be convinced through the reliability and confidence of the persuasive and face fear.
    2. I use the guide when I feel that people are not convinced of the topic that I am raising, and when I feel that the topic is incomplete, I resort to presenting a guide.
    3. I use drama and emotions in highly influential subjects, so teaches my face, lower my voice, and try to show emotion through my words. I feel that the subject becomes more beautiful when the drama permeates it

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      1. Tiff-Avatar.jpg Tiff @ the BNC
        tidy_melon's comment 27 May 2020

        If something is reliable then we trust it to work or be correct.

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      2. global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
        tidy_melon's comment 27 May 2020

        the degree to which the result of a measurement, calculation, or specification can be depended on to be accurate.

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  • global-conversation.png honest_sea | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    I have learnt that climate variability includes all the viration in the climate that last longer than individual weather events.

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  • global-conversation.png delightful_snow | Donholm Primary School | Kenya
    26 May 2020

    -Completing these sessions at home is not difficult because there is no one to disturb you and you are enjoying doing these sessions.
    -Something that I can do now that I didn't do at the start is to participate more because the Global conversation is over so I need to participate to get a star so that I carry my school to be the winner. But I improved of participating on the sessions.
    - What I enjoyed in completing these sessions is discussing with students from another countries. Asking questions and discussing with experts of the BNC. I loved the experts who answers our questions like Anita Ganeri, Isabella Gomez and Hellen Czerski.
    -It would be different between doing these sessions at home and school because at school you'd be together with some students but here at home you will be by your own with the phone.
    -Now what I know is how some extreme weather events start and how they must be prevented. I have learn many things in these interesting sessions.

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      1. Tiff-Avatar.jpg Tiff @ the BNC
        tidy_melon's comment 27 May 2020

        The Burnet News Club, named after Alastair Burnet- a previous editor of The Economist newspaper

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      2. tom Tom @ the BNC
        tidy_melon's comment 27 May 2020

        The Burnet News Club.

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    1. global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
      delightful_snow's comment 28 May 2020

      I agree with you on so many points you raised but I am a bit concerned with the point you raised that it is easy doing these sessions at home because no one will disturb you as compared to school. I rather have the opinion that in the house you will have divided attention because of television or running errands for your parents. But in school, you can have discussions with your colleagues to give you more understanding. Thank you

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      1. global-conversation.png delightful_snow | Donholm Primary School | Kenya
        enigmatic_weasel's comment 29 May 2020

        Your right. At home there is no one to disturb you. Thanks for agreeing with my points.

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  • global-conversation.png precious_apple | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 May 2020

    Standing in front of the crowd is sometimes difficult, but we have to trust ourselves. For me to stand, I am an audience. I have to stand upright and the features of my face indicate my confidence and speak with a confident voice<br>
    I spoke to students, and I think sometimes it is difficult, but you have to speak as if no one is there to feel comfortable and not be nervous. This made me feel confident.<br>
    <br>
    What about you what do you do to feel confident? Where do you get your information? How do you feel when you meet the eyes of millions listening to you?

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  • global-conversation.png buzzing_leopard | Meadowlands School Durunmi | Nigeria
    26 May 2020

    I learnt that we should listen to other people's point of view and don't be sceptive. There is always another side to the story that you shouldn't ignore.

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    1. global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
      buzzing_leopard's comment 28 May 2020

      But sometimes too, it's good to be sceptical so that you can ask the relevant questions to get appropriate response.

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  • global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    The topic has changed my thoughts about extreme weather conditions. Formally, I used to think that human activities have no bearing on extreme weather events. I thought they only occur through the natural means and that there is no human involvement. Now, I have come to understand that human beings contribute greatly to the events of extreme weather.

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    1. global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
      determined_world's comment 28 May 2020

      Please can you give some of examples of extreme weather events which can be caused by human activities?

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      1. tom Tom @ the BNC
        enigmatic_weasel's comment 29 May 2020

        Take a watch of Liz Bonnin's videos under 'Editors' Picks' - they will give you some answers!

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      2. global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
        enigmatic_weasel's comment 29 May 2020

        Droughts and floods are some examples of extreme weather events caused by humans.

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  • global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    What I now know that I didn't know before is about events of extreme weather. I didn't know that hurricane, earthquake, tsunami, wildfire and floods result from extreme weather. I only knew drought to be an extreme weather event. I have also gotten to know hazardous nature of these events, how to curb them and what to do to reduce the impacts should they occur. I have also been educated on roles governments, nations, communities, organizations, journalists and individuals have to play in dealing with extreme weather conditions.

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  • global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    What I enjoyed about completing these sections is their participatory nature. The sessions were very involving and activity oriented. They were not teacher centered but rather learner centered and they have given me the opportunity to learn a lot. They have really improved upon my skills to communicate and make inquiries. They have widened my horizon about global issues and how people think and perceive things.

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  • global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    What has been difficult completing the sessions at home is my inability to get a my mate or colleague to do discussions in answering some of the questions. There is an adage that says, "two heads are better one". So it would have been easier for me having my school mates around to discuss issues with before making comments. The sessions would have been different in school because I would have gotten more views and ideas from friends to make my answers and comments richer. The encouragements and motivations from my mates and my teachers could also have inspired and gingered me to perform better than I did.

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    1. Tiff-Avatar.jpg Tiff @ the BNC
      determined_world's comment 27 May 2020

      You've articulated the benefits of discussion really well here! Are there ways the Hub has helped to get different points of view?

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      1. global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
        Tiff @ the BNC's comment 27 May 2020

        Yes of course. There are many ways the hub has helped me get different points of view. The comments from different people alone give me a wide range of views which I never even thought of. The rich comments from you and the other experts have really opened my mind to the way things are viewed and perceived. Views from all corners have really enhanced my understanding on extreme weather in particular and other related issues. Thank you very much.

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    2. global-conversation.png lovable_agency | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
      determined_world's comment 27 May 2020

      OPTIONAL REFLECTION
      What has been difficult completing this session at home?

      What has been difficult for me completing these sessions at home is the lack of electricity in our house.ive found it difficult to complete these sessions because we were having issues with electricity and I'll have to go and charge the phone in another person's room as a result I was not able to complete some of those sessions and I've also found it difficult to buy bundles.my parents refused to buy me bundle because they were complaining I was always complaining about money to buy bundle.so I had to wait for sometime for my parents to get satisfied before they give money.also some of my school members in the club were using their parents phone for the work so some were also complaining and as a result,many of the brilliant ones stopped and it affected us.

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      1. global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
        lovable_agency's comment 29 May 2020

        This challenge wasn't peculiar to you. I also encountered similar challenge at home. At times too, I face the problem of power outage that makes it difficult to be on the hub. Thanks for sharing.

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    3. global-conversation.png accurate_meerkat | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
      determined_world's comment 31 May 2020

      Actually, these were the hardships I faced, and I think I faced a lot in completing these sessions

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  • global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    At the start, I had to struggle before I could comment. The words were not coming and I had to wait to see more comments before I make my own but now, I easily comment and share my views without any struggle or having to wait for others' comments before making my mine.

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  • global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    What I have thought more about Global scale is it's potency to handle issues bothering the world. I say this because this hub has provided the platform for people across the globe to share their views in dealing decisively with the world's most worrying and disturbing issues as extreme weather conditions and Covid - 19 pandemic. So global scale is extremely important and it should always be in place.

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  • global-conversation.png sincere_memory | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 May 2020

    Step Three.
    I can make an example to be reasoning to my audience through supporting my presentation with numbers ,statics , and scientific facts. In this way they belive me stronger.
    2. I use facts or evidence usually at the medium or near the final of my presentation .This is the the right place .I use it to convince the audience with facts.
    . I use passion or drama in my fational expressions, voice sound , eyes contact, and my hands movements. All these body language features help me to convey my message better and convince my audience.
    In addition, no thing can make a good presenter that conference and trust .They can make him/ here succeed and shine.

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  • global-conversation.png lovable_agency | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    OPTIONAL REFLECTION.
    What has been difficult about completing these sessions?

    Hello,
    I'm lovable_agency from Ghana and I've enjoyed participating in this hub and has been interesting in hearing other people's ideas especially. But through all these I've also faced difficulties in completing this sessions and these are;
    TOPIC-when I was preparing for the speech the topic was one of the challenges I was combating with because I did not know the type of topic I should give it and this led to waste of time.it took 2days for me to find an interesting topic that would fit my speech.
    WHAT TO SAY- this was one of the most difficult part of the speech.i wandered what I should write and because of this I was running out of data bec

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  • global-conversation.png artistic_tambourine | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 May 2020

    Optional Reflection
    1. The most attractive topic for me was session three topic which was responding to extreme weather. Really I knew what extreme weather means .
    2. I can explain extreme weather difficulties to friends and colleges at school .
    3. The global conversation helps me to know kinds of weather and how to give a hand of help for our earth and the troubles which is made by man that affects badly on our atmosphere.
    4. I thinks it's balanced and convenient. Because it discusses the problems fairly and objectively .
    5. I have enjoyed being a little researcher. My family looks at me as a little giografic too.
    6. No thing was difficult at completing the sessions at home.
    7. If I were at school thing will be different of course . I will discuss with my colleges ,make presentations ,exchange ideas.Team work will be fabulous.

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  • global-conversation.png lovable_agency | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    26 May 2020

    OPTIONAL REFLECTION.
    what can you do now that you couldn't do at the start?

    Thanks!
    I as a participant didn't know what the hub was up to but now I have recognised the hub is not for just discussion but to gather different ideas.
    So far it is only one thing I've realized I can do now which I couldn't do at the start of this project and this is;
    PROPER RESEARCH:This hub has highly introduced me to the capacity to make good research and where to find the appropriate information to guide me and this has really helped me to know more about headlines especially and this is important to me because it usually comes in our exams and will also help me prepare toward the B.E.C.E I'm going to write .

    Thanks very much!
    lovable agency

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  • global-conversation.png clever_literature | Government Boys Secondary School Jajjah Abbasian Khanpur Rahim Yar Khan | Pakistan
    27 May 2020

    I prepare my speech and I remember in mind but now a days I could not record so I want to do it with another way.so please tell me the way how can I deliver my presentation in ppt or any other form..thanks

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    1. global-conversation.png honest_sea | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
      clever_literature's comment 27 May 2020

      Immediately you come up with ideas take a sheet of paper and pen and put down all the ideas because you know that the ideas will be coming and coming or you can take your phone or laptop and you can start typing your ideas.

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  • global-conversation.png diplomatic_llama | Government Boys Secondary School Jajjah Abbasian Khanpur Rahim Yar Khan | Pakistan
    27 May 2020

    I will deliver my presentation in front of some students with teachers and I also record my presentation confidently. I hope I will present all with confidence and I am sure to get success.

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    1. global-conversation.png enchanted_economics | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
      diplomatic_llama's comment 31 May 2020

      It is a great idea to do the show in front of our colleagues because they will evaluate our performance and help us, but in the home quarantine we will not be able to do this. I hope everything will return as before.

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  • global-conversation.png free_sparrow | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    Step One
    In any presentation, I 've learned many things to do to succeed. First of all ,I should smile to the audience .My smile opens the close doors of their hearts.
    Secondly, speak clearly and slowly .I should change the pitch of my voice according to the meaning.
    Thirdly, I should involve facts , statistics and scientific information to help convey and deliver my message.
    Fourth, using my body langusge , hands movements and tell with my sounds nt only my words.
    At last, the eye contact have the magic touch on my audience .I should keep my eye on them and get them the feeling that they are welcomed and interested.

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  • global-conversation.png outspoken_power | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    This topic has made me learnt that it was always good to plan for both preventive and reactive methods as a government for they are all important when extreme weather events happens

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  • global-conversation.png outspoken_power | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    I didn’t know how to answer questions with actual fact and ask open minded questions

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  • global-conversation.png outspoken_power | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    I enjoyed the part where learners were allowed to say their ideas and learning from other learners from different countries

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  • global-conversation.png outspoken_power | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    This season would have been different if we were in school because we would have had more time to discuss and do more practices with my peers at school

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  • global-conversation.png outspoken_power | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Step 3
    The fact or evidence I used in my speech is the flood which occurred in my community due to the poor drainage systems and the low elevation of settlement in the area which made lot of people lost their lives

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  • global-conversation.png outspoken_power | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    I enjoyed completing this season at home because I enjoyed my teacher monitoring me to see how I will solve the problems on my own and we the learners becoming our own teachers because we were teaching and learning from each other.

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  • global-conversation.png genuine_tornado | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    The first step
    I wrote a letter to world leaders about the harsh weather and before I gave the speech I trained on it and memorized some of its sentences to present it well and because I think this method attracts listeners to listen to the speech and make them focus on it.
    I chose a place not too high (above audience level) for all audiences to see clearly.
    Then I asked my family to listen to the speech and in my meeting of the speech I used to rely on the words of the speech and the way I meet to communicate the message and the purpose of this letter and I did not carry a microphone. Because the number of family members is small and there is no need for the microphone as long as the sound is loud and clear that all audiences can hear and understand, but if the audience is large then the microphone must be carried.
    Then I gave my speech and asked family members to ask questions. My mother asked me a question: Are we, as a simple family that has nothing to do with politics and government, able to prevent climate change?
    I answered her: Yes, all human beings can combat extreme weather, whether in developed or developing countries through some simple measures that I mentioned in the speech, such as:
    1- Recycling things into useful things
    2- Using mass transportation instead of individual cars.
    Then my father asked me: In your opinion, what are the first countries that will respond to your speech?
    I replied: I think that some developed countries will respond to my speech because it is one of the countries that cause climate change and they can use new technological methods to confront this phenomenon, unlike the developing countries that get aid from them.
    I think Germany and France are the first countries to respond.
    Because Germany is one of the best countries facing climate change, so its people are among the most environmentally conscious.
    The Merkel government has shut down all nuclear and coal power plants, and as agreed, the country’s last nuclear reactor will be closed by 2022, and the last coal plant will be closed by 2038.
    The proportion of renewable energy used in Germany is about 40% of electricity production.
    Likewise, the State of France will abide by the agreement signed in it, the Paris Agreement in 2015, which stipulates the commitment of all countries to combat climate change and reduce the level of greenhouse gases to levels that can be naturally absorbed through trees, soil and the ocean.
    And I think that the US will not respond to my speech because its economy is heavily dependent on industry and oil and because it withdrew from the Paris Agreement.
    So the family was astonished by my answers and my speech and thanked me for it and my father asked me to continue this program (Global Conversation) because it really changed many things in my life.
    genuine_tornado.

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  • global-conversation.png modest_gooseberry | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    Step 3.
    1. Yes to persuade the forward people and to prove that I speak with confidence and that I am not afraid.
    2. Use facts and evidence to prove my words and to persuade them of my words to believe me.
    3. Through drama and through facial expressions (sadness, joy, anger, fun) and from acetate changing the tone of the voice (raising the voice, reducing the volume).

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  • global-conversation.png eloquent_swan | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    step one
    When making a presentation in front of many and in front of the masses of people, we must take steps to make this speech appeal to the people and the masses, and one of the most important of these things
    1)Self-confidence
    This step is the most important step so that we can deliver a good speech
    2)Forget about stress, anxiety and fear
    When you forget these things, it completes self-confidence and self-improvement
    3)Stand in moderation
    When standing up in moderation, the viewer says that the exhibitor has great confidence in himself, and he is admired
    4)Turn up the volume when delivering the speech
    Turning up the volume when delivering the speech is important so the viewer can understand and hear what you say

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    1. global-conversation.png Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
      eloquent_swan's comment 31 May 2020

      Fantastic ideas ,Malak .You are a great presenter ..Really ,I appreciate you work .When we back to school we will be happy to listen and see you.

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  • global-conversation.png blissful_measurement | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    Optional reflection
    1. The most attractive topic for me was the third session, which was responding to severe weather. Really I knew what extreme weather meant.
    2. I can explain the harsh climatic difficulties to friends.
    3. Global conversation helps me know the types of weather, how we can help our earth, and the human-caused problems that badly affect the world.
    4. I think it is balanced and comfortable. Because he discusses problems fairly and objectively.
    5. I enjoyed being a little researcher. My family looks at me like a small geographic picture, too.
    6. There was nothing difficult in completing the sessions at home.
    7. If you were in school, of course it would be different. I will discuss with my colleagues, make presentations, exchange ideas, and choose the most beautiful topics. Our work will be better .

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  • global-conversation.png conscientious_durian | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    STEP 1
    For me, I do not think that facial expressions are sufficient to deliver such as: a text and a story ... and we must also speak in a way that makes others focus heavily with sound and remain calm.
    STEP 3
    ● The source of my information confirmation is my mom and also Google and other websites .
    ● Yes, use facts and evidence in the middle of speech.
    ● Use a little bit of drama about ways of facial expressions but use emotions through my voice and also through facial expressions.
    ●No, it did not make me change anything, it increased my knowledge.
    ●I can now express anything in English.
    ●I thought we should debate more about the weather mean globally.
    ●I didn't know much about the weather, so I knew a lot now about my country and other countries.
    ●I enjoyed discussion and dialogue.
    ●We may have trouble communicating with teachers, but my teacher is very interested.
    ●Yes, I prefer to be in school too because of communication.

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  • global-conversation.png eloquent_swan | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    Child culture
    Everyone knows that the child is half of society, but let us say that it is the whole of society
    Everyone knows that the child’s culture in general does not depend on education only. It depends on morals, aspirations and dreams. Also, caring and not leaving the child’s standards are among the most important things by which the progress of nations and peoples is measured. The thing that everyone knows is that it is not strange that the developed nations take on the utmost importance To refine and enhance the culture of their children because they represent the wealth and treasure of these nations and peoples
    ❤At the end of my speech I say thank you

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  • global-conversation.png wonderful_keyboard | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Corona virus or Covid 19 was a virus discovered in the year 2019 in China.When the virus gets into your body,it mutates with the cells which destroys you gradually.The World health organisation and national health service has given us some measures to follow to prevent this pandemic .The measures are stated below
    1.Wash your hands with soap under running water for at least 20 seconds
    2.Sanitize your hands with alcohol base sanitizer ,which kills 99.9% of germs in the body.
    3.Cover your mouth and face with a face mask and nose mask.
    4.We must practice social distances in buses and public places.
    5.Stay at home if you feel unwell or experience the symptoms of corona virus.
    But after Covid 19 ,I wish we will still wash our hands with soap under running after for at least 20 seconds,sanitize our hands with alcohol base saniter ,which kills 99.9% of germs in the body and pratice social distances in buses and public places.

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  • global-conversation.png serious_fruit | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    OTIONAL REFLECTION
    One of the things that I have really enjoyed completing this session that fact that I have been part of a team of young children all over the world who discussed issues of concern to our planet Earth. The issues discussed so far has really made me very curious about the future of our environment. Out of this curiosity I'm better placed in a position where I can engage and influence my friends, school mates and those who didn't get the opportunity to join the conversation to join the fight in combatting those extreme weather events that have human cause.

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  • global-conversation.png wonderful_keyboard | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Joining the group has helped me to respect and tolerate others views and also socialise with other people i do not know

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  • global-conversation.png serious_fruit | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Completing these sessions at home has been quite difficult for me. This is because sometimes there are certain things which need some clarification but it becomes quite difficult getting someone on hand to assist you. On few occasions I wanted to post but couldn't because somehow along the line I get stranded with the procedure. We could have sought assistance from our teachers if it were in school. Also being our first time on the hub and the fact that I didn't have any knowledge about it I became a bit nervous from the initial stages.

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  • global-conversation.png fascinating_recipe | Zaitoun Prep Girls School B | Occupied Paletinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    Olivia @ the BNC: Please what did you mean in(Do you have something to lean on) ?

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    1. Tiff-Avatar.jpg Tiff @ the BNC
      fascinating_recipe's comment 27 May 2020

      Like a podium or stand

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      1. global-conversation.png fascinating_recipe | Zaitoun Prep Girls School B | Occupied Paletinian Territory
        Tiff @ the BNC's comment 27 May 2020

        I think that the strong speaker has no external influences or different conditions that affect him, which differ from place to place, but I see it as drops of water Moisturizing for the throat is very important and also deep breathing exercises help to overcome theater phobia

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    2. tom Tom @ the BNC
      fascinating_recipe's comment 27 May 2020

      This means something to hold your notes and to lean on as you speak - a bit like Theresa May is doing in this picture: https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/24/theresa-may-gives-final-message-girls-heads-see-queen-resign-10452194/

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      1. global-conversation.png fascinating_recipe | Zaitoun Prep Girls School B | Occupied Paletinian Territory
        Tom @ the BNC's comment 27 May 2020

        It is normal for me to rely in a conversation on correct and reliable information and prove that I received during the discussion correctly and say - for example (this point is important and needs further study, allow me to verify my sources in order to provide you with what is completely reliable) As for blogging Notes, I think if there is no harm in that, it is a good idea to write attendance questions to answer them later at the end of the speech

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  • global-conversation.png serious_fruit | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Before I present a speech, I have to ensure that what I present is factual and accurate. I have to get my script edited and proof-read to remove errors. The speech that I present to an audience should be delivered in the most confident manner and articulated to catch and attract the attention of the audience. I try to avoid mannerisms. I have to face the audience and use appropriate gestures and be involved in the speech that I deliver. Where appropriate, I have to pause for a dramatic effect and applause. My speech should be business-like in approach. I have to face the audience from all angles. There is no need for me to lean against anything when making a presentation to an audience. Should I I get the opportunity to address any audience, this is how I intend going about it.

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  • global-conversation.png fascinating_recipe | Zaitoun Prep Girls School B | Occupied Paletinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    Can you be seen by your audience?(Also, here I did not understand what I meant) What the audience can see???

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  • global-conversation.png honest_sea | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    The session will not be difficult if we were at school because you get more ideas from friends, and my teachers. Some people will think that if you close from school you are already stressed up but still do your homework after doing your homework some people will help their mothers at the kitchen some will also take their nap. But if you follow this time table you can participate in the Burnet news club.
    After school : do your homework immediately after you have done your homework take your device comment on one current issue for 10 minutes do not get distracted or else the time your time allocation will pass. Imagine if you comment for one week you can get 5 comments in a week because the BNC do not approve on Saturdays and Sundays but still you comment on Saturdays and Sundays because they will approve on Monday.

    Help your mother at the kitchen or take a nap:those who help your mother the kitchen immediately you finish doing your work you go to the kitchen and help your mother your food will take about 30 minutes. Those taking their nap can sleep for 30 minutes.
    Now have seen what you can do in just 40 minutes.
    Thanks for reading.

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  • global-conversation.png champion_bee | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    What I thought more on global scale is that it important because it problem bothering the globe and come out with objective to solve it.

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  • global-conversation.png champion_bee | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    What I enjoyed completing this session is the discussion I have with other students outside the country it feels like having a debate and BNC commenting and asking questions I enjoyed it

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  • global-conversation.png champion_bee | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    What has been difficult in completing this session at home is I have no learning partner to discuss with so it takes a lot of time to come out with your answers no one to correct your mistake until BNC does that.

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  • global-conversation.png champion_bee | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    This session would have been easier and fun because you have your mates to discuss with, you brings out different views to compare and choose the one that will suit the BNC, this whole week questions would have been solved in a day.

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  • global-conversation.png champion_bee | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Step 1
    To deliver a speech in a presentation these are some of the things I have to do.
    1. I must be bold and confident
    2. Speak clearly and make reasonable points
    3. I need eye to eye contact with my audience.
    4. Use dramatic expression
    5. Speak briefly but give points
    6. Give audience chance to ask questions and prepare to answer.

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  • global-conversation.png lovable_agency | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    OPTIONAL REFLECTION

    how would this session have been different if you were at school?

    Well,this session would have been excellently completed if I were at school because I will be able to get ideas from my colleagues and support from my teachers especially and this would have make my work perfect for presentation.but because we are home,friends and teachers aren't there to help and this will affect me and I will have to bear the whole sessions and do them whether I know it or not which has reduced my interest in the project and make me tired.

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  • global-conversation.png honest_sea | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    It happens all the time : a presenter puts together strong material, delivers it passionately, and pulls up all the stops with their presentation software. Yet there's not much response from the audience, except for blank stares and gapping expressions. Somehow, the message has been lost on the audience.
    Miscommunication or (simply failure to communicate) with your audience is the death toll for your efforts as a speakers

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  • global-conversation.png honest_sea | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    As a speaker. You have to speak PLAIN LANGUAGE FOR YOUR AUDIENCE TO UNDERSTAND.

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  • global-conversation.png genuine_tornado | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    One of the steps to take before giving the speech.
    1- Choose the correct place where the audience can see you.
    2- That the sound be appropriate and clear to the audience or use a microphone if the audience is large.
    3- Training to deliver the speech and memorize some of its sentences, because this method attracts the audience to focus on the speech.
    4- The speech should be suitable for all audiences.
    5- That the speech has an important message that he wants to deliver to the public.
    Among the skills a person must have to deliver the speech are:
    1- Master the rules of speaking and writing:
    Mastering the rules of writing, especially if the speech is in a language other than its mother tongue and has linguistic skills and uses words with expressive connotations, and it makes a beautiful impact in the same audience with mastery of the rules of speaking and, and the ability to control the tone of the voice, the tone of his voice differs when asked about the tone of the voice in The case of exclamation, as well as in the case of hope and hope.
    Because if he does not master the rules of writing and speaking, the audience will criticize the speech, and this indicates that he is unable to speak and the message of his speech may not be communicated to the audience because the audience focused on writing and pronunciation more than the content of the speech.
    2 - Dare to offer an opinion and point of view.
    3- Inclusiveness: that a person addresses all audiences with their different opinions, and that the speech is not limited to a specific audience
    4- Communication: The person must be able to communicate with all audiences and not a specific category of them.
    genuine_tornado.

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    1. global-conversation.png joyful_fruit | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
      genuine_tornado's comment 31 May 2020

      That is really describe the great presentation and the gifted presenter .Thanks .

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  • global-conversation.png fascinating_recipe | Zaitoun Prep Girls School B | Occupied Paletinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    STEP1:
    1-I have to stand in the middle of the stage and move around during it while delivering the speech without giving my back to the audience

    3-There is nothing wrong with carrying a microphone if a person is able to overcome his fears, but if this is something they cannot do, I do not advise him to carry the microphone, he may lose control at the moment of fear and happen unless he is taken into account

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  • global-conversation.png fascinating_recipe | Zaitoun Prep Girls School B | Occupied Paletinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    Step3
    At the beginning of the speech, the beginning should be attractive to attract the audience's attention and give a strong impression on the speaker, such as using questions, telling stories or giving shocking information that has not been heard before.
    As for the actual content of the word, the basic terms of speech and interactive parts with attendance must be defined.
    I would like to point out that you must also intelligently deal with attendees' interventions and questions in order to keep a strong impression of you.
    At the end of the speech, it must be strong to confirm the delivery of information by directing the audience towards a specific decision or action that can be a known and moving statement
    At the beginning and at the end of the speech

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  • global-conversation.png genuine_tornado | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    Writing the letter greatly benefited me and made me think in a different way and earned me important values:
    1- When ordering something from others, the question should start by mentioning the characteristics and advantages of others, because this is one of the manners that must be demonstrated when ordering something.
    2 - When directing the speech to people of high value and a high place, they should be called by their title and ranks, such as: Mr. Minister, Mr. President, or ladies and gentlemen, because this makes them feel valuable and proud, and their response rate to the letter may increase, in addition to that it is etiquette to speak with them.
    3- When writing a letter about a specific problem or problem, the goal of the speech and seeking help for all those affected by this problem must be, for example, the problem of extreme weather should affect the population of developing countries and the population of developed countries
    Therefore, assistance should be sought for both groups, not for a specific class, but in varying proportions.
    4- Use words and phrases that have expressive connotations and have beautiful meanings that leave a beautiful impact on the same audience.
    5- Listen to the opinions, questions, and answers of others about the speech.
    6- Moving in all directions on the platform and not on a specific side of the audience, this makes them feel that the speech is for them all.
    7- Communication with the public.
    genuine_tornado.

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  • global-conversation.png fascinating_recipe | Zaitoun Prep Girls School B | Occupied Paletinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    I am fascinating_recipe... I was pleased to work with you my friends and teachers
    I am so happy and proud to be part of the Global Conversation project, which really enriches my knowledge and enhances my awareness of important issues around the world.
    Moreover, it helps change the way I think from a different and deep perspective.

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  • global-conversation.png succinct_lychee | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    27 May 2020

    Step 1 :
    In order for the presentation to be successful, it must meet some conditions. First: Choosing the topic: Choosing the subject depends on the type of people I will present to them, the place they will be in, and the presenter must be in a prominent place for all to see and be able to hear, the topic should be interesting and work on Attract the listener’s attention to listen to you with all his senses, so if the topic is interesting, your presentation will be beautiful, and if it is not good, the audience will not care about it. Second: The presenter: He must have confidence in himself, that the article must be memorized, that it be communicated to the public in a way that everyone understands, that he has the skills of speech as he does not speak loudly or lowly, but he does not speak quickly he must speak calmly and clearly so that people understand the subject. Third: Body language: Many of us do not know what body language is. Body language is movements that a person makes using his hands and facial expressions, but he must know how to deal with it so it is not above what is required. Fourth and last: There should be communication with the audience through looking, short words, and simple questions related to the topic. Provides the presenter with a smile in the face of the audience, in order to give them confidence in themselves.

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  • global-conversation.png excellent_meaning | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Through this sessions I have experience a lost of thing. With my mate and colleagues we have both experience this sessions very much. We thank Allah the almighty have given as the great

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  • global-conversation.png opinionated_honeydew | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    OPTIONAL REFLECTION.
    1. At first I didn't know anything about this topic, but now what has made me think differently is that, I have gain more knowledge and understand what extreme weather is, its effect and how to prevent them from happening.
    2.I can now make research's from the Internet and know how to present information logical and sequentially.
    3. I now know that preventing extreme weather events from happening is better than to react because when you wait for it to happen it will cause much damage than you taught it will be and now I know what extreme weather is and have more knowledge on it
    4)I think it is human activities that brings about extreme weather conditions. This is because of the high population growth and poor standards of living which has put pressure on the environment.
    5) What I enjoyed most is how to interact with other students from other countries and how we shared ideas.
    6) Poor internet connection.
    Lack of resources for research like books .
    7) It would have helped me to get more research materials
    It would have helped me to interact with my peers to share ideas

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    This topic has taught me to understand that hearing news from directly affected people will give you clear understanding and the topic made me think deeply about the extreme weather

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    OPTIONAL REFLECTION
    6)Completing these sessions at home is not difficult because there is no one to disturb you and you are enjoying doing these sessions and you will have a opened mind.

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    1. global-conversation.png fabulous_seal | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
      enigmatic_weasel's comment 27 May 2020

      I agree with you because if I was reading my speech in class at school I would be shy and afraid of being laughed at but since I am doing it at home I am not shy or afraid because I am reading it to my family

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      1. Olivia-Avatar.jpg Olivia @ the BNC
        fabulous_seal's comment 28 May 2020

        That's a positive!

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  • global-conversation.png resplendent_currant | Sheikh Khalifa Secondary | Kenya
    27 May 2020

    Step one
    I should stand in a quiet place maybe bedroom or sitting room I do have something to lean on I can hold a pretend microphone and my audience which is my family can see me clearly

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Optional Reflection
    Through this topic, I know that i have some responsibilities that i have to do. I have realized that when some of my activities contribute to extreme weather event and as such i have to do things right to avoid some of these extreme weather events. I have to stop dumping refuse into gutters to avoid choking which contribute to flooding when it rains. Through this topic i have learnt that trees help a lot in reducing impact of extreme weather events. I have to avoid cutting down of trees and also report those who illegally cut down trees. I have learnt the habit of planting trees.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Through these sessions, i have learnt a lot. I have learnt about hurricanes and how it affect people's live. In our country, we experience extreme weather events like flooding, heatwaves and so on but we have not experience hurricane before. I got to know that hurricane is a large, powerful storm with strong winds which causes a lot destruction. Also through these sessions it has improve my typing skills. I use to type very slow since i was not familiar with the keyboard keys but with these sessions, the everyday typing has made me more familiar with the keys and now i can type a bit fast than before.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Optical Reflection
    My opinion on extreme weather events on a global scale is that extreme weather events though inevitable under some certain circumstances, we can also avoid some of these extreme weather events. My humble suggestion to world leaders is that they should adopt the habit of planting trees. Tress provides oxygen which allow us to breath. It also serve as wind break which can reduce the impact of powerful winds. This will reduce the destruction of extreme weather event. Also global warming is on the ascendancy due to increasing of emissions into the atmosphere. This result in climate change leading to some of these extreme weather events. It is also my humble suggestion to world leaders that they make use of recycling. Burning of waste substances releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This all contribute to global warming. Most of these waste substances can be recycled into something useful so they should adopt it to help reduce the emissions.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Optical Reflection
    Doing these sessions at home has been somehow challenging. Everything you have to rely on your own knowledge but at school we could have shared ideas on the topics. Everybody in this world has been endowed with some knowledge either through school, experience or God-given wisdom which we could have shared so that we will get better understanding of the topic. Also at home you don't get the needed attention like you will get in school. In the house there a lot of programs which is being showed on television and this distract your attention on the sessions you have to do but at school there is no television so you will get the needed attention and concentration to do sessions.

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  • global-conversation.png polite_land | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Please what do you mean by the burnetnewsclub.

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    1. Olivia-Avatar.jpg Olivia @ the BNC
      polite_land's comment 28 May 2020

      That's the name of the Club that UK students take part in each week.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Optical Reflection
    Though i have gained knowledge and understanding throughout these sessions, if these sessions were to have been done in school, it would increase my knowledge and understanding more. This is because i could have learnt something from my colleague in school and he also could have learnt something from me. This also makes it very interesting and entertaining because discussing issues physically with your peers tend to make the discussion more lively than discussing it virtually.

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  • global-conversation.png idealistic_octopus | Donholm Primary School | Kenya
    27 May 2020

    - This topic has made me to know what other countries they experience, and also to understand what is extreme weather
    - I can stand and speak up confidently without shying
    - I have known how I can respond to extreme weather and also how to prevent
    - I enjoyed more on completing these sessions by discussing questions with students from other countries and also experts like Tom and Olivia
    - The difficult part in completing these sessions at home is when you have no one like a colleague to discuss or answer some of the questions. It would have been easier to have your class or school mates or someone at home to discuss these questions with
    - These sessions would have been different if we were at school because you are going to get more and better ideas from your friends and also teachers.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Step 1
    In delivering a speech, you should do it at a gathering where you will be in-front of your audience. In delivering your speech you should not bow down your head throughout your reading of the speech. You should also be looking at the faces of the audience. You have to capture some of the words in your mind so that you can read it whilst looking at the faces of the audience. Also you should gather confidence when reading speech otherwise you will make a lot of mistakes when reading it.

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    1. Olivia-Avatar.jpg Olivia @ the BNC
      enigmatic_weasel's comment 28 May 2020

      Excellent advice!

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  • global-conversation.png hopeful_song | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    OPTIONAL REFLECTION.
    * What has this topic made you think about differently.
    This topic has made me think differently about Extreme Weather and how I can help prevent and react to them. And why it will be good to prevent extreme weather events than to react to them.
    * What can you do now that you couldn't do at the start.
    I didn't know it takes to write a good speech, but now I have acquired the fundamental skills in writing a good speech. And also I had no fair idea about research but the Hub has encouraged me to go into research for concrete facts.
    *What do you know now that you didn't know before.
    I now know a lot about Extreme Weather and Extreme Weather Events. And I have also boosted my ability to think critically, ask thought provoking questions and reason with others.
    * What have you thought about on a global scale and why?
    With the onset of the Corona Virus outbreak in China(Epidemic center), I thought it was a problem which concerned only the Chinese. But know that it has taken over the whale world(Pandemic), I have come to realize that humanity depends on each other for survival.
    * What did you enjoy about these sessions.
    The one thing I enjoyed was communicating with other students from different countries all over the world. And answering experts. And being awarded with stars for completing sessions.
    * How would these sessions have been different if you were at school.
    It would have very different in a way that I could discuss some of the answers to the topics with my mates. So it would have been easier for me to complete these sessions.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Optional Reflection
    What i have enjoyed throughout these sessions are the knowledge i have been able to acquire, the experiences and ideas people have shared on this platform. Throughout these sessions, i have been learning a lot from colleagues from other schools, their experiences they have on extreme weather events and what i have personally learn on this platform. Through these sessions, i have been able to know the difference between hurricanes and rain storm. Initially i thought all rain storm with winds can be classified as hurricanes but i have got to know the difference through these sessions.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Optional reflection

    3. I now know that preventing extreme weather events from happening is better than to react because when you wait for it to happen it will cause much damage than you taught it will be and now I know what extreme weather is and have more knowledge on it

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    27 May 2020

    Optional reflection
    4)I think it is human activities that brings about extreme weather conditions. This is because of the high population growth and poor standards of living which has put pressure on the environment.

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  • global-conversation.png content_engineer | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    Completing these sessions at home is difficult a little for me because,in school i can get more opinions and other relating issues.Moreover if i was in school,i could have gotten more support from teachers by allowing them to explain things further for better understanding.Again i could have practiced open mindedness considering my friends and also ask question from people with high level of education. At home the network issues and problems have made things worse,in school we have a good network and wouldn't face network issues which delay the process of completing the sessions.There are more things which i may not be sure,the information from the internet also do not satisfy It would have been fun if we were at school,grouping ideas,sorting them out and knowing the right and wrong to adjust my rate of performance to a better one than this.

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  • global-conversation.png intellectual_sealion | Government Boys Secondary School Jajjah Abbasian Khanpur Rahim Yar Khan | Pakistan
    28 May 2020

    Facing Problem and Difficulty
    This is the pandemic situation in all over the world , the coronavirus could not stop spreading , so all people and students are in depression and could not do the well like before. so they need to motivate for work and study. students could not attend schools and they could not find the learning opportunities. so they are always need to go for learning in peaceful place.

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  • global-conversation.png shrewd_molecule | Government Boys Secondary School Jajjah Abbasian Khanpur Rahim Yar Khan | Pakistan
    28 May 2020

    I will must use the five strategies to record the effective presentation
    1.Telling a story
    2.slow down
    3.Be Relaxed
    4.dont over do slides
    5.Practice and Reharcle

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  • global-conversation.png nice_reindeer | St Paul's Primary School | Kenya
    28 May 2020

    this topic has taught me how to prevent many extreme weather experiences and how to respond to them beyond what the books teach us.

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  • global-conversation.png nice_reindeer | St Paul's Primary School | Kenya
    28 May 2020

    as for now i can speak fluent English.and i have been able to argue my points .i have also learnt to debate and most of all my vocaburaly has improved

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  • global-conversation.png nice_reindeer | St Paul's Primary School | Kenya
    28 May 2020

    what i know now that i did not know is that apart from drought and floods there are also heat waves and hurricanes and now i can teach my friends back in school about it too

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  • global-conversation.png nice_reindeer | St Paul's Primary School | Kenya
    28 May 2020

    what i thought more about global scale is how to take good care of our environment reasons ,if we do so we shall prevent more damages to the globe through extreme weather

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  • global-conversation.png nice_reindeer | St Paul's Primary School | Kenya
    28 May 2020

    what i enjoyed most about completing this session is that i was engaged fully and i have been learning and interacting with people all over the wolrd

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  • global-conversation.png nice_reindeer | St Paul's Primary School | Kenya
    28 May 2020

    the difficult thing about completing this session at home is that .i needed to balance house duties and learning ,sometimes it was difficult to concentrate fully. also at times i had no one to ask questions being far from my teacher

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  • global-conversation.png nice_reindeer | St Paul's Primary School | Kenya
    28 May 2020

    the session would have been different if we were in school because i would have consulted more teachers before answering a question and it would have been more easier

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  • global-conversation.png elated_strategy | St Paul's Primary School | Kenya
    28 May 2020

    optional reflection.
    1. this topic taught me how to discuss with others and many things that happen in the world

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  • global-conversation.png amiable_honeydew | Nima 1 Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    I have learnt from these sessions to relate effects of extreme weather to actions of human that can be managed or prevented. what this means is that am now careful and cautious about my actions and the actions of others that prevent extreme weather events

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  • global-conversation.png smart_mode | Nima 1 Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    These sessions would have been more exciting if i were at school because i would have discussed more ideas with friends than online only

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  • global-conversation.png smart_mode | Nima 1 Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    These sessions have been educative, i now think deeply about helping others to relate extreme weathers to their actions. I never thought deeply about extreme weathers. I did not even know actions of human contributed to some of these extreme weathers

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  • global-conversation.png smart_mode | Nima 1 Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    On a global scale, i think if everyone is thought something about extreme weather, we will be in a better position to hold our leaders accountable to some of their actions that could prevent extreme weather events

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  • global-conversation.png amazing_deer | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    OPTIONAL REFLECTION
    What is difficult in completing this session at home.
    Completing this at home is not difficult because it is my inability to get a mate and discuss of answering some questions. In the beginning of this club l was so confused that I wasn't know to answer question but now I have gotten more views and ideas from friends to make the answer am so rich. Views from all corners have enhanced I and my friends understanding and bush fire in a particular and related issues.
    Thanks you very much for your more information.
    amazing_deer.

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  • global-conversation.png genuine_tornado | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    28 May 2020

    There are several difficulties encountered at home to complete these meetings, including frequent power outages We here in Palestine (Gaza) suffer from frequent power outages, and this leads to the interruption of the Internet, which makes the time to complete the meetings is limited only in the period of the presence of electricity and it almost comes 8 hours in Today only.

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  • global-conversation.png genuine_tornado | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    28 May 2020

    There are many difficulties encountered at home to complete these meetings, including the lack of a colleague discussing my thoughts and opinions with me and getting to know his thoughts and opinions. When we discuss each other, we come up with new creative ideas and new solutions in the event of a problem, learn from our mistakes and the mistakes of others, and we become bolder in presenting our opinions. We become more motivated to provide more, make us collect the most amount of information, and the collective spirit develops between us, but unfortunately, staying home due to Corona virus and not going to school made contact with colleagues limited and little.

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  • global-conversation.png genuine_tornado | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    28 May 2020

    There are many difficulties that I encountered at home to complete these meetings, including my inability to borrow books from the school library to support my comments and publications and make them richer with evidence and proofs due to my stay at home and I love reading paper books more than e-reading because reading paper books is more comfortable to the eye From e-reading and because the paper book does not depend on providing electricity and an internet connection, and also because reading paper books has a wonderful taste and more enjoyable than electronic reading, but I had to read on the Internet because of staying at home due to the Corona virus.

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  • global-conversation.png forgiving_alligator | Government Boys Secondary School Jajjah Abbasian Khanpur Rahim Yar Khan | Pakistan
    28 May 2020

    Step-1

    To convey a discourse in an introduction I need to complete a few things

    To begin with, I ought to speek unmistakably and unquestionably.

    Second, I should take a gander at all the crowd eye to eye or if nothing else attempt.

    Third, I give my crowd time to ask questios.

    Additionally preparing an ever increasing number of encourages me to discuss courageously and protect my perspective .
    I can undoubtedly pick up regard from my crowd.

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  • global-conversation.png tolerant_wilddog | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    The topic has made me learnt how to break a complex topic like extreme weather events down into smaller topics by learning types of extreme weather and it causes and have gain a better understanding of how to prevent them

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  • global-conversation.png tolerant_wilddog | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    I can now think

    I can now think on a topic and share pair with my colleagues and share with them to learn other views too from them

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  • global-conversation.png tolerant_wilddog | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    I didn’t know how to ask open ended questions and how to answer questions with facts and examples.i also learnt about other countries experience from extreme weather events

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  • global-conversation.png tolerant_wilddog | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    I have also learnt about certain political impact on extreme weather and certain preventive and reactive responses needed to apply when extreme weather events occurrs.

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  • global-conversation.png tolerant_wilddog | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    This session would have been different if we were in school because I could have think pair and share ideas with my friends and learnt lot of views from friends at school so I can share on the Hub with others too

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  • global-conversation.png tolerant_wilddog | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    This session has been difficult for me to complete because I was at home and not in school to share ideas with friends I needed to solve the problem on my own and was being monitored by my teacher so I became a teacher on my own by becoming a learner of my own teaching.

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  • global-conversation.png appreciative_cockatoo | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    This topic has taught me a lot about extreme weather and the solutions to some of these. There are some that have also taught me whether to take preventive or reactive actions.

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  • global-conversation.png appreciative_cockatoo | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    Now I can speak up and express my ideas but at first I feel I'm wrong so I don't express my ideas. Now I know a lot of ways we can fight extreme weather events at first I had a few solutions.

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  • global-conversation.png appreciative_cockatoo | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    It has been fun completing these sessions because even if you don't learn you get more ideas relating to your studies and even more to know and the competitions are the most exciting

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  • global-conversation.png serious_fruit | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    Joining the hub has really brought some changes in my attitude to issues. The skills that we have developed have made me cautious in my approach to whatever I do these days. When engaging in a conversation I really weigh the options before giving my opinion. Where my take doesn't seem convincing enough , I support it with evidence. In fact the hub has actually equipped me with skills that I can say have made me better of than before I joined the club. What's more, I'm able to accommodate others or convince them to drop their views in a manner that doesn't breed any resentment or ill-feelings.

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  • global-conversation.png appreciative_cockatoo | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    Completing these sessions at home has been very difficult for me because I don't have a colleague to discuss these questions and answers as they say two heads are better than one.
    Completing these sessions at school would have been easier because my mates and teachers would have helped my comment and answers very spicy to gain stars.

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  • global-conversation.png awesome_robin | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    Step 3.
    My Headlines was .are the national leaders doing something about pollution.
    I started raising good points for my speech to back up what I'm saying. Examples of good reasons are ,if the president or the national leaders won't stop pollution they would have invest in green energy technology rather than building facilities that will pollute the environment. they would have find a way to stop illegal mining but rather they they are investing in it ,if the world uses everything as politics our world will cease to exist right now they're using the environment for politics some people want money and because of that they do everything to have money, and in doing that they pollute the environment. this is what causes extreme or fast climate change and climate change brings extreme weather disasters and nobody want extreme weather is that to happened to them.
    (2)I used facts and videos when my audience questioned me about why I'm saying that the president and the world leaders involved in pollution. (3) I showed passion in the way that I spoke , smile, answered questions.passion is something that we show with our hearts not our mind.
    Thank you for reading.💎🦄🐰🏅🥇🥈🥉🇬🇭

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  • global-conversation.png lovable_agency | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    Please what will happen after this global conversation is over?

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    1. Screenshot_20200324_165750.jpg Molly @ the BNC
      lovable_agency's comment 28 May 2020

      Whilst you sadly will no longer be able to access the Hub to post comments, we really encourage you to continue to have discussions about the news with your friends and class mates! You can ask you teacher to subscribe to our free resources which will give you lots of interesting topics to discuss.

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      1. global-conversation.png lovable_agency | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
        Molly @ the BNC's comment 28 May 2020

        So if I comments there,will I get replies or even earn stars?

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        1. Olivia-Avatar.jpg Olivia @ the BNC
          lovable_agency's comment 28 May 2020

          You may do, yes!

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        2. Screenshot_20200324_165750.jpg Molly @ the BNC
          lovable_agency's comment 28 May 2020

          Yes, we really encourage interaction with other students! To earn stars you mist demonstrate one of our four critical thinking skills; scepticism, open mindedness, speaking up and reasoning.

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      2. global-conversation.png Achimota Basic School | Ghana
        Molly @ the BNC's comment 29 May 2020

        Oooh, what a way to part with friends made during this 6week period. My students would like to continue with the next topic. Is it not possible to amend your policy for my school to continue participating?

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  • global-conversation.png serious_fruit | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    Leaning against a podium when delivering a speech is nothing bad at all. The podium provides support and allows the speaker to have some rest since the speech may be a bit lengthy or for physiological reasons. But where the speaker tends to hide behind the stance or fidgeting with the stance can take away the beauty of what one presents and this can distract the listeners' attention.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    What has been difficult completing the sessions at home is my inability to get a my mate or colleague to do discussions in answering some of the questions. There is an adage that says, "two heads are better one". So it would have been easier for me having my school mates around to discuss issues with before making comments. I'll have to go and charge the phone in another person's room as a result I was not able to complete some of those sessions and I've also found it difficult to buy bundles.my parents refused to buy me bundle because they were complaining I was always complaining about money to buy bundle.so I had to wait for sometime for my parents to get satisfied before they give money.also some of my school members in the club were using their parents phone for the work so some were also complaining and as a result,many of the brilliant ones stopped and it affected us.

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  • global-conversation.png serious_fruit | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    As a rule, the seating arrangement should be such a way that the speaker should be visible and audible to the audience. Being seen and heard during a speech brings some kind of attachment and makes the speaker to attract the audience's full attention and participation where appropriate.

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  • global-conversation.png humble_glacier | GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL JIBI, F.C.T. ABUJA | Nigeria
    28 May 2020

    This topic has taught me how to prevent some extreme weathers and how to react on some extreme weathers

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  • global-conversation.png brave_ostrich | Annie Walsh Memorial School | Sierra Leone
    28 May 2020

    OPTIONAL REFLECTION
    First and foremost at the start of the conversation I did not know much about extreme weather. But, by asking questions and reading some of the post of my colleagues and answer from the B.N.C about extreme weather I have now have more understanding and knowledge about extreme weather in the world.

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  • global-conversation.png idealistic_octopus | Donholm Primary School | Kenya
    28 May 2020

    STEP 1:
    *Giving a speech is not easy because you have to stand infront of a crowd, so you have to gather alot of courage and to be confident and eye contact with your audience.
    *Also you need to capture the attention of your audience.
    *You need to memorise your speech and speak your words slowly and clearly to be heard by your audience.
    *You have to give your audience time to ask questions .

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  • global-conversation.png accurate_meerkat | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    28 May 2020

    Step 1:
    In any speech given to my audience, I like to do some things in order to be distinguished and successful in this speech, and among these things:
    First: To be kind in my words and to smile with a slight smile, in order to be acceptable to the public.
    Secondly: I speak clearly, and in a swtable rhyme.
    Third: I must provide many strong evidence before discussing any topic with the public.
    Fourth: I show audience that I am intersted in this speech , and enjoy speak to them , in order to attracrt them .
    Fifth: like to ask a few questions in order to generate interaction between me and the audience.
    Sixth and lastly: I also like to move in front of the crowd and to use and to use body language when I explain anything.

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  • global-conversation.png accurate_meerkat | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    28 May 2020

    Step 3:
    First: When I sent my speech to world leaders, I had a reason for this speech, I felt that many countries were suffering from the problem of extremes of weather and I wanted to suggest them to this problem so that they could contribute to its solution.
    Secondly, I had scientefic facts about that speech:
    1. Global warming is one of the causes of extreme weather.
    2. Also, there are two parts to the causes of global warming, the first section is natural factors, and the second section is human factors.
    Third: I show passion in my speech when I adressed this massage to world leadars and suggestel some solutions.

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  • global-conversation.png accurate_meerkat | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    28 May 2020

    Optional reflection:
    What made me think differently about this project are the topics that the global conversation talks about, I have now managed to think about many things and to rely on myself in a lot of things, I have thought about the problem of extreme weather on a global scale because many countries suffer from this problem, and I have I enjoyed these sessions very much. It was really amazing, and one of these difficulties is the inability to communicate with teachers and friends to complete these sessions in a group way. If these sessions were at home, it would be easier, more beautiful and more interactive.

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  • global-conversation.png flourished_jabuticaba | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    Optional reflection
    It was difficult to complete the sessions because we didn't get the assistance and motivation needed to complete it.
    If we were in school we could ask for ideas from a friend or teacher to do it and the motivational words being said could have inspired you more.

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  • global-conversation.png flourished_jabuticaba | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    28 May 2020

    Covid -19 has introduced a lot of things for an example the constant use of sanitizers and it should remain the same whether in this pandemic or not.
    This project has helped me acquire a lot of skills .for examples
    .identification of same disasters but different backgrounds of affected persons(session1)
    Making adaptions(session 4)
    Reasoning (session6).

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  • global-conversation.png gracious_television | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    28 May 2020

    Step :1
    The first step: Plan to show on paper Second: I think about the audience first and not in the show. I put myself in the audience’s place and ask myself a simple question. What will I benefit from the show if I find a clear answer then this presentation is successful and effective? Third: I vote with my voice on the show Fourth: Show it in front of the mirror It may sound naive, but it is not Fifth: Being in the place of the show early before the audience, and this helps in getting familiar with and getting used to the place Sixth: Attracting anxiety to Hamas Seventh: I will drink a lot of water Eighth: Take a deep breath Nine: I will be friendly with the audience before the show Tenth: Ask the audience questions that people always like to express their own opinions

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  • global-conversation.png enchanted_economics | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    28 May 2020

    Step one:
    Effective presentation skills are important because they help keep a presentation interesting, help the presenter communicate with confidence, and motivate the audience to listen. Some essential presentation skills are:
    1. Show your Passion and Connect with your Audience
    It’s hard to be relaxed and be yourself when you’re nervo.
    2. Focus on your Audience’s Needs
    Your presentation needs to be built around what your audience is going to get out of the presentation.
    3. Keep it Simple: Concentrate on your Core Message
    When planning your presentation, you should always keep in mind the question.
    4. Smile and Make Eye Contact with your Audience
    This sounds very easy, but a surprisingly large number of presenters fail to do it.
    5. Start Strongly
    The beginning of your presentation is crucial. You need to grab your audience’s attention and hold it.
    6. Remember the 10-20-30 Rule for Slideshows
    This is a tip from Guy Kawasaki of Apple. He suggests that slideshows should:

    - Contain no more than 10 slides;
    - Last no more than 20 minutes; and
    - Use a font size of no less than 30 point.
    7. Tell Stories
    Human beings are programmed to respond to stories.
    8. Use your Voice Effectively.
    9. Use your Body Too
    It has been estimated that more than three quarters of communication is non-verbal.
    10. Relax, Breathe and Enjoy
    If you find presenting difficult, it can be hard to be calm and relaxed about doing it.

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  • global-conversation.png amicable_mango | Kitengela Academy | Kenya
    29 May 2020

    This topic has tought me many things about extreme weather. If not for this lesson I would never known about a heatwave and hurricane that occurred in different places.

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  • global-conversation.png honorable_tennis | GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL JIBI, F.C.T. ABUJA | Nigeria
    29 May 2020

    Step 1
    When presenting a speech I
    need to be determined,open minded and courageous
    Step 2
    I need to look my audience face to face
    Step 3
    I must speak clearly,bold and audible
    Step 4
    I must not go there and start stammering, I must be sure of what I want to say.

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  • global-conversation.png credible_football | Irene Secondary School | Kenya
    29 May 2020

    My challenge at home is that I have nobody to always discus this issues at home unlike at school teachers are there and fellow students whom we would share different ideas and it is more fan because at time we would debate about the topic until we come to our final decision before writing any comment . Through this discussion I am always able to learn more things more than that I wanted to know. Thus it would be easy to complete this session .
    This would also work differently at school since in school we have network available such as Wi-Fi and computers compared to home where you don't have enough resources such as bundles at time your phone gets Broken and many more distractions which is minimal when you are at school.
    Thank you

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  • global-conversation.png honorable_tennis | GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL JIBI, F.C.T. ABUJA | Nigeria
    29 May 2020

    The topic has taught me time restriction is a common feature of most student presentations as well as those in the professional/work context. You will either be allotted a time for speaking and a time for questions or an overall timeslot for both. Keeping to time shows respect for your audience and ensures that you deliver a focused presentation that makes an impact.

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  • global-conversation.png creative_spring | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    Nice to hear your post.
    We are going to be in the global conversation.
    Please I will like to know if you subscribe to your free resources, are we going to end up with more 🌟 stars?

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    1. tom Tom @ the BNC
      creative_spring's comment 29 May 2020

      That's not how the stars work I'm afraid, but the free resources will get you doing a lot of great thinking!

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    2. tom Tom @ the BNC
      creative_spring's comment 29 May 2020

      That's not how the stars work I'm afraid, but the free resources will get you doing a lot of great thinking!

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  • global-conversation.png quiet_bell | Rafah Prep Girls B | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    29 May 2020

    To give a speech we have to
    First: Not to allow fear to control us, but to trust ourselves
    Second: You should not look at the paper when reading, but rather look at the audience’s faces
    Third: Giving the opportunity to the public to inquire or listen to their questions.

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    1. global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
      quiet_bell's comment 29 May 2020

      It will be very difficult to say you won't look at the paper at all but I believe you can capture parts of the speech into memory so that you can also look at the faces of the audience as well.

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      1. global-conversation.png quiet_bell | Rafah Prep Girls B | Occupied Palestinian Territory
        enigmatic_weasel's comment 29 May 2020

        Yes, I mean that we have to look at the audience more and not look at the paper all the time, that is, we have to trust ourselves, of course we will look at the paper if we almost forget something by the way Thank you for your response.

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  • global-conversation.png serious_fruit | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    Whilst showing profound gratitude to the BNC team for their patience and dedication to the global conversation, I would like to bring something to the table for the team to ponder about. The global conversation seems to have gone so well with the participants, judging from the comments and posts from individual participants. Those who had very little knowledge or interest before joining the hub have given ample testimony about the improvement in knowledge and how their interest have soared. This is very commendable and you need to be patted on your shoulders. I would like to know if you have similar programmes for the adult population especially for those in strategic positions in society who have a lot of influence. The way you've managed to get we young people to discuss these important issues can be complimented if the same can be done with those in authority. Can't you or do you have plans to create similar hubs for presidents, ministers, CEOs, directors, managers etc? I think if you could get them discussing on such important issues like you did with us it will help. They have the power and I think they can bring significant change if they brought under one platform.

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    1. tom Tom @ the BNC
      serious_fruit's comment 29 May 2020

      Thank you for the kind words, serious_fruit. That's a very mature suggestion. Our mission is to work with young people so we do not have similar things set up for adults, but we hope the resources we make for children will lead to thoughtful discussions with their parents. Of course, the Economist newspaper does provide a chance for adults to learn about and discuss these same issues.

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      1. global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
        Tom @ the BNC's comment 29 May 2020

        I think it is in the right direction to have these programme for we the young ones. It will help us and it has even broaden our knowledge on so many issues.

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    2. global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
      serious_fruit's comment 29 May 2020

      Excellent suggestion. I completely side with you. These people are the managers of world's economy and very influential. So they must be brought on board to make their inputs.

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  • global-conversation.png polite_land | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    STEP 3
    On the issue of good reason, I gave a very good reason by the saying that the authorities are to evacuate people from places likely to experience extreme weather and also to educate the people on dangers of extreme weather so that they will know where to build and where not to build their homes.

    On the issue of facts, I gave out statistics of the number of people who died, those who substained very forms of injuries and amount of properties destroyed by the June 3 flood as recorded by the National Disaster Management in the country.

    On the issue on passion, in the last paragraph in my speech, I urged all leaders to help make the planet a better place for us all bcs that's our dwelling place.

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  • global-conversation.png intellectual_meaning | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    Step one
    To deliver a speech in a presentation I have to do several things
    First, I should speek clearly and confidently.
    Second, I should look at all the audience eye to eye or at least try.
    Third, I give my audience time to ask questios.
    Also training more and more helps me to debate bravely and defend my point of view .
    I can easily gain respect from my audience.
    FROm intellectual_meaning

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  • global-conversation.png intellectual_meaning | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    When I sent my speech to world leaders, I had a reason for this speech, I felt that many countries were suffering from the problem of extremes of weather and I wanted to suggest them to this problem so that they could contribute to its solution.
    Secondly, I had scientefic facts about that speech:
    1. Global warming is one of the causes of extreme weather.
    2. Also, there are two parts to the causes of global warming, the first section is natural factors, and the second section is human factors. On the issue of good reason, I gave a very good reason by the saying that the authorities are to evacuate people from places likely to experience extreme weather and also to educate the people on dangers of extreme weather so that they will know where to build and where not to build their homes.
    From intellectual_meaning.

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  • global-conversation.png determined_world | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    Please, do have any plans of issuing certificates to those who emerged as winners in the weekly global competitions? If not, then I suggest you consider it in your future plans. Thank you.

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    1. tom Tom @ the BNC
      determined_world's comment 29 May 2020

      Thank you for the suggestion!

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    Step 3
    In my speech I gave some good reasons concerning how world leaders could become one and fight extreme weather events. They could do these by helping each other when a country is in problem after experiencing extreme weather events. They could also be united in reducing emissions which causes global change.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    Step 3
    In my speech also I gave some facts by stating the number of people who lost their lives, properties destroyed and those who got injured through extreme weather events. 154 people perished, properties worth millions of Ghana cedis were destroyed and about 200,000 people got injured through flood. These are some of the facts I gave in my speech.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    Yes I showed passion in my speech since extreme weather events have been a major threat to humans lives. I was very particular about the measures which should be adopted to curb extreme weather events. I listed some important points like planting of trees, recycling of waste products and not burning them to reduce emissions and so on.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    What has been difficult completing the sessions at home is my inability to get a my mate or colleague to do discussions in answering some of the questions. There is an adage that says, "two heads are better one". So it would have been easier for me having my school mates around to discuss issues with before making comments. The sessions would have been different in school because I would have gotten more views and ideas from friends to make my answers and comments richer. The encouragements and motivations from my mates and my teachers could also have inspired and gingered me to perform better than I did.I have found it difficult to complete these sessions because we were having issues with electricity and I'll have to go and charge the phone in another person's room as a result I was not able to complete some of those sessions and I've also found it difficult to buy bundles.my parents refused to buy me bundle because they were complaining I was always complaining about money to buy bundle.so I had to wait for sometime for my parents to get satisfied before they give money.also some of my school members in the club were using their parents phone for the work so some were also complaining and as a result,many of the brilliant ones stopped and it affected us.

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  • global-conversation.png loyal_date | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    Taking part in the sessions has helped me to read more about extreme weather conditions, accepting other peoples views, analysing information given using facts.

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  • global-conversation.png loyal_date | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    If we were in school, we would have had the opportunity to discuss the issues in the sessions well. We would have access to the computers and data for more comments.

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  • global-conversation.png fair_knowledge | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    Because of this global conversation I have learned more things than I known at first I knows but now I knows it better now. Thanks goes to you. Form all your knowledgeable work.

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  • global-conversation.png patient_raccoon | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    29 May 2020

    What has been difficult completing the sessions at home is that, I don't have a mate to discuss with me in answering the questions. The part I think is challenging when in school is, when there is misunderstanding between the students but as the proverb says "two heads are better than one". I preferred rather being in school because the encouragement from other students and teachers would have encouraged and motivated me to do more or push further.

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  • global-conversation.png kind_information | Rafah Prep Girls B | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    29 May 2020

    STEP1
    I stand in a clear place, so that everyone sees me.
    I have confidence and clarity in my words in a smooth way that reaches everyone, and with balanced tone of voice.
    I prefer to look directly at the audience, so that there are no barriers between me and them to get information, and i can't see their reactions clearly.
    I am a person who does not like to show, but who likes seriousness and truth, so I can't hold the microphone.
    It is preferable for the audience to look at them, and for you to be able to see my expressions and the language of my body, so that my words and messages are easier to reach.

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  • global-conversation.png enchanted_economics | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    29 May 2020

    Step 3:
    When you present your topic to people, you should have persuasion methods, some of which are:
    1 That you use realistic examples to persuade and use the future as a factor. Some minds are difficult to convince. You must present your topic in the way the opposite person thinks.
    2 You must be fully aware of the topic in order to be able to persuade people and give clues and facts in the event that critical questions are asked because when people see real clues and facts he is completely convinced.
    3 Emotion has a very big role in persuasion, because it stimulates a person’s feelings. You can use facial expressions to communicate the feeling and change the tone of your voice to suit the words you use and it must be strong words to affect the person. For example, you can use these words (death, life, disease, poverty, hunger....etc

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  • global-conversation.png witty_frog | Rafah Prep Girls B | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    30 May 2020

    What has been difficult about completing these sessions is extent of my ability to creativity in the answers and to obtain real and attractive information for the reader and ways to obtain it from reliable sources and how to develope through my answers my colleagues and in my school to become one of the first effective schools in this project and how to communicate my view in some issues for others, especially that I am from country that is under occupation and there are restrictions on freedoms, so I had to struggle to obtain the status and freedom of expression through this wonderful project.

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  • global-conversation.png enigmatic_weasel | Riis Presbyterian Model School | Ghana
    30 May 2020

    Step 3
    On the issue of facts, I gave out statistics of the number of people who died, those who substained very forms of injuries and amount of properties destroyed by the June 3 flood as recorded by the National Disaster Management in the country.

    On the issue on passion, in the last paragraph in my speech, I urged all leaders to help make the planet a better place for us all that's our dwelling place.

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  • global-conversation.png warmhearted_tornado | Sheikh Khalifa Secondary | Kenya
    30 May 2020

    OPTIONAL REFLECTION

    This issue has made me become more aware about extreme weather and i have learnt measures on how to deal with it.I have seen how it affects people differently. People form poor economy are affected badly than people from developed countries so i think these countries that are well to do should educate the poor on better measure that will be more effective.It has taught me that it is we humans who are destroying our own planet by polluting it.we need to create more awareness and educate people on the dangers otherwise such as global warming and climate change.We can do it if we work together and I do know that it is possible to change our ways.

    I have been able to communicate more freely than before and enjoyed discussing with people over the world.I have been able to know more like I didn't even know what a heat wave was and my country has never experienced that mostly because we lie within the tropics. I would also like to point out that if a country has found a solution to extreme weather they should share it with the world.
    some challenges though were that some students don't have phones and the only time there parents are at home is at night where other students are not available making it hard to discuss while others were not cooperative. If we were in school things would have been a lot easier.

    Nevertheless, these setbacks didn't stop us from benefiting from this platform.

    Thank you for creating such a wonderful opportunity for us all to discuss worldwide. I hope there will be another one where we can discuss the same way.

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  • global-conversation.png accomplished_chocolate | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    30 May 2020

    Optional reflection
    .This topic has made me think differently about extreme weather.I used to see extreme weather as a supernatural occurance but now see it as a natural phenomenon.I thought all extreme weather are the same but there are different types.
    .Because i am using a laptop,my typing speed and acuracy has increased rapidly within this short weeks.I can now type faster than before.I have also learnt the various functions of the keyboard symbols thanks to Burnet News Club.
    .I now know that volcanic eruptions and earthquakes are not extreme weather.I have learnt a lot of words and their meanings.I also know that the earth is a flammable planet.I also know that extreme weather occurs on some planets.e.g Storm occurs on Jupiter and Saturn.I know that extreme weather can be prevented and also the impacts of extreme weather is great.I also know a few countries that had the worst extreme weather in history.
    I think that when we all come together as one and combat extreme weather,we will succeed than leaving it to only world leaders.We should put our differences behind us and focus on our similarities.We all live on planet earth and we all have a duty to protect it.When earth is destroyed,we can't go to anywhere else.Lets avoid certain activities which contribute to extreme weather.
    .I now have full knowledge of extreme weather and it was fun learning with friends i have or haven't met,expressing your ideas,and also getting new ideas from friends.
    .I didn't have anybody supervising me while working because my parents were busy.
    .The lesson will take a short time.We the students are many and the teacher will not have enough time to let us all express our ideas as we have done and continue doing.Most of us won't have understood the lesson.Thank you Burnet News Club.

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  • global-conversation.png artistic_tambourine | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    31 May 2020

    Step One
    To be a good presenter ,you should have several qualifications and gifts. These gifts can be improved. To convey my message and attract my audience ,I use my facial expestios to attract them with my smile .My eyes never get away from their eyes .We look at each other . I use my voice sounds to add the musical side and make it enjoyable and the audience don't feel boring . Also ,I should contain statics and new scientific and social information . Thus will support my presentation and strengthen my role as a presenter . Smile and welcome eyes will convey my message and make my audience happy .

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  • global-conversation.png free_sparrow | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    31 May 2020

    Step Three
    1 . In front of my audience. I use attractive sentences and bright ideas to attract thei attention to my presentation .To strengthen my ideas ,I imply my talk with scientific ideas and law ,social proverbs ,wisdom and proverbs. I would like to support my topic with any means that get help to convey the message. Here are the ways to show my good reasons. And convince my audience with my point of views.
    2. I use facts and evidences in three positions the first ,the middle and the end .
    Here I guarantee that the audience attract will continue from the beginning to the last minute .
    3 . Yes,I show passion and drama . I use them to raise the level of my presentation .When I change my voice and facial expressions ,when I uses pitch and tone for the different sounds .When I drag my audience to believe my story and get in the mood ,here I use passion and drama perfectly.
    To conclude ,I learned how to be a musician to draw an awsome paiting .And sculpture to form a wonderful image .All these artists are joined together to present this magical piece of work ,to be a masterpiece you should be all the artists in one artist ,all the scenes in one painting and all the humans in one presenter.

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  • global-conversation.png idealistic_octopus | Donholm Primary School | Kenya
    31 May 2020

    Step 3:
    1 I gave some good reasons concerning how world leaders should be one and fight extreme weather events. They could also help when a country is affected by extreme weather.
    2 I used facts when I mentioned how people were affected by extreme weather around the world.
    3 Yes I showed passion in my speech when I addressed this message to the world leaders.

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  • global-conversation.png joyful_fruit | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    31 May 2020

    Optional Reflection
    1. This issue taught me how to be a good presenter ,I have the gift but I should work on my self to be better.
    2. Now I now more about using facial expressions and body movements to support my ideas .
    3. I can convey my message and attract my audience with smiles , jokes and some thing to stop boring .

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  • global-conversation.png joyful_fruit | Rimal prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    31 May 2020

    Step One
    To present a great presentation and attract my audience ,I should do seversl steps
    Ishould work on my ideas ,topics and support the address of the presentation.
    I should use pitch sound ,change my voice ,body movements and my facial expressions.
    I should support my ideas with evidence and facts .Also add scientific information and statistics.
    I should be sure that the audience doent feel boredom. They are happy with me .
    I should be sure that I have presented some thing aimed and beneficial.

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  • global-conversation.png nice_lute | Rev Father Lemmens Basic School | Ghana
    01 Jun 2020

    In delivering my speech to the audience I believe it is appropriate to face the crowd so that eye to eye contact will reflect. This will be done in an open center or conference room. I have something to learn on in the sense that one delivering a speech should sometimes mount a platform to increase the level of his height so that audience far away cab see him. Microphone are necessary in delivering speech to make one voice loadable or audible. Members of a household should first of all listen to your speech and make corrections wherever necessary. It also necessary to film it for future reference. In delivering speech,good reasons are used to illustrate questions that may be asked. Example,reasons for preventing flood maybe to avoid damage of properties and to save peoples lives fact or evidence are used where audience find it difficult to understand causes of extreme weather event. Because people do not know the effects and causes of extreme weather event,many lives where lost as well as state properties so there has been a passion for the people.

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