The Practice Space

For Using OER To Support Youth Communication Skills Development

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
The Practice Space is a nonprofit dedicated to promoting effective and inclusive communication in schools and communities. This grant supports a two-year professional learning initiative using an OER curriculum, Leaders That Listen, to help educators create and implement restorative, project-based experiences that increase access to public speaking education and transform conditions for youth voice in underserved communities. The initiative will provide teachers with tools and coaching to effectively use OER and strengthen student capabilities to advocate for equity and create positive change.
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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