Nonverbal Communication And The Classroom

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Communication is defined as “the act or process of using words, sounds, signs, or behaviors to express or exchange information or to express your ideas, thoughts, feelings to someone else.” When it comes to communication, my strengths include verbal, nonverbal and listening; and my weaknesses are reading and writing. I believe that I am an effective communicator in the classroom because people respond well to what I am trying to convey to them. I feel that I use verbal communication well by asking questions to the teacher or a student when necessary, and also speaking up when I have an opinion or seeing a student that needs help on an assignment. I use nonverbal communication effectively in the classroom by raising my hand to answer a teachers question or to even ask a question. Facial expressions are nonverbal communication and used effectively in the classroom as well. For example; if the teacher is going over a homework problem and I am extremely confused about it, there’s usually a confused look on my face so that tells the teacher that I need some extra help understanding that p...
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