How to Evaluate Speeches Effectively

How to Evaluate Speeches Effectively

It was my great honor to deliver an evaluation workshop, “Evaluation. Who Cares?!”  last Saturday, I shared how I won first place in the Fall Fusion Evaluation District Contest in October 2020.  Here’s my full powerpoint for your reference. 

The five parts to the workshop demonstrate

  1. Why evaluate
  2. What to evaluate
  3. How to evaluate effectively
  4. How to win evaluation contests
  5. Why does evaluation in Toastmasters matter in your daily life

In this post, I will specifically focus on #2, “what to evaluate.”

There are many things we can evaluate: 

, How to Evaluate Speeches Effectively

We are encouraged to use “I” statements when we evaluate so it feels more personal. 

, How to Evaluate Speeches Effectively

Here are some specific examples of using “I” statements: 

, How to Evaluate Speeches Effectively

We practice evaluations at Toastmasters, so we are more prepared in our daily life:

, How to Evaluate Speeches Effectively

Come learn more about how to provide feedback effectively at our next toastmasters meeting on Wednesday Jan 18th, 7-8pm PST. 

, How to Evaluate Speeches Effectively

, How to Evaluate Speeches Effectively

written by Renee Yao, President of Women L.E.A.D. Toastmasters

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