The Practice Space

For Designing OER To Develop Youth Communication Skills And Civic Engagement

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
The Practice Space, a nonprofit education center dedicated to promoting effective, inclusive communication in schools and communities, will embark on a two-year curriculum development initiative. The Leaders That Listen project will document exemplars of youth voice and capture youth experiences, as the students develop communication skills to meaningfully engage and lead others. This OER curriculum, packaged as multimedia kits for educators, will showcase concrete techniques for promoting civic engagement and designing inclusive environments that support youth voice and deeper learning.
About the Grantee
1600 Navellier Street, El Cerrito, CA, 94530, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Practice Space is a nonprofit organization for youth and adults in the Bay Area that aims to help people speak in a clear, engaging way that represents who they are and what they care about. The organization offers camps, school-based programs, private lessons, and organizational training to develop communication skills. All of their curriculum guides for teachers are available as open educational resources. These programs and resources help people of all ages be authentic, inspire positive change, address social anxieties, and feel connected to others. (Substrategies: Content, Tools, and Services; and Student and Community Voice)

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