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Lessons Learned from Presenting

When you are teaching in a classroom, there are rules you follow.  You are dressed appropriately, you make eye contact with your students, you talk to them, not to the board, etc.  You have your students’ attention, call them by name, and work very hard to keep their attention for 50 min or 75 min. class.  You are changing up your delivery and what the focus is every 15-20 minutes to keep their attention.  It’s called Teaching.

When you present to a large group, you have to modify your practice.  Here are some of my rules for presenting to groups of “strangers”.