• To understand the importance and value of active listening
  • To identify how to practice active listening

Have students listen to this Ted talk given by Julian Treasure about how to listen better:(https:www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_5_ways_to_listen_better).

  • What are some tips that help with active listening?

Practice the 3 minutes of silence mentioned in the TED talk

  • How did it feel to take three minutes of silence?
  • How could you incorporate a few moments of silence into your daily life?
  • What do you think you may learn or gain from incorporating more silence into your life?