Identity & Communication

Tuesdays

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

What sets you apart from your competition? Who are you, and what do you have to offer? In this course, we will learn how to market our best selves by working together to build your very own portfolio and resume. We will learn how to communicate through writing and graphic design, all while sharpening essential soft skills like critical thinking, entrepreneurship, and self-awareness. Rising 8th grade and up.

Solo project course - students will build their own portfolio. 

Soft skills - critical thinking, entrepeneurship, self-awareness

 

Hard skills - graphic design, writing

 

No experience required; ages 14 and up.

June 16

Class One

  • Intro to class goals +
    expectations

  • Principals of Communication

  • Goalsetting 101

  • Homework: optional classbook contest, course project ideas + timeline due

June 23

Class Two

  • Dealing with stereotypes

  • Using “I” messages

  • Intro to graphic design

  • Student discussion

  • Homework: optional classbook contest, forum discussion question, work on projects

June 30

Class Three

  • So…what’s your story?

  • Confrontation 101

  • What’s the root of your
    problem?

  • Student discussion

  • Homework: optional classbook contest, forum discussion question, work on projects

July 7

Class Four

  • Color theory

  • Psychology of habits

  • Developing a confidence routine

  • Student discussion

  • Homework: forum discussion question, projects due

July 14

Class Five

  • Student panelists present

  • Student discussion

  • Course review

  • Q&A

  • Homework: forum discussion question, projects due

July 21

Class Six​​ - VIRTUAL CLASS FAIR

  • What’s next for Buzz Online?

  • Present course projects

  • Classbooks passed out

  • Optional: Exit Ticket!