Tamekia MizLadi Smith is known as The Singing Speaking Poet. She has been revered as one of the most empowering speakers of this day. Her witty delivery through storytelling has proven to be an effective way to present her mission of encouraging, educating and entertaining her audiences. As a Spoken Word Vocalist she artistically blends her love for writing, music and poetry into a cohesive mandate. Tamekia serves on the board of “Dear Poetry” where the mission is to restore communities through the lost art of writing. As the Training Director for “Dear Poetry” she is able to display her passion for training and coaching. Tamekia has been a trainer for the “Parents as Tender Healerwhiles” training and the keynote speaker for several conferences and events. She has worked in an administrative capacity in the areas of Foster Care, Adoption, Behavior Health and Psychiatry. She currently works at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in the Office of Health Equity where she delivered a Ted Talk on “Overcoming Social Determinate through Mentoring”. She has been a trainer consultant /mentor for programs such as “Girls In Action”, “Dear Sistah Girlfriend” and in the near future she will start as a mentor for Columbus City Schools.
In ths Ted Talk listen to Tamekia’s solutions to the communication problems. Observe her strategies.
Getting the employee involved and letting them know the
Relevance of their role as they become
Accountable for accuracy while implementing
Compassion care within encounters with customers by becoming
Equipped with the education to inform people of why
Data collection is important
In your writing; answer the following questions in an essay format:
- How can you use her ideas to improve your teamwork skills?
- Define a teachable moment with your team or on a tech production crew.
- Cite Tamekia MizLadi Smith from a source other than the video and Ted Talk and express why you chose the citation for you essay.
- How can you use the GRACED system to help a fellow student work through the transition from student to learner?( Use all of the GRACED steps)
Turn in on blackboard in the assignments tab.
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|How can you use her ideas to improve your teamwork skills?||ignored||one sentence||two sentences||Three sentences||20|
|Define a teachable moment with your team or on a tech production crew.||ignored||one sentence||two sentences||Three sentences||20|
|Cite Tamekia MizLadi Smith from a source other than the video and Ted Talk and express why you chose the citation for you essay.||ignored||mentioned||citation is the TED TALK||citation is outside the ted talk and is footnoted or end noted||20|
|How can you use the GRACED system to help a fellow student work through the transition from student to learner?( Use all of the GRACED steps)||ignored||two steps||four steps||six steps||20|
|introduction paragraph to introduce your ideas. Conclusion paragraph that sums up your ideas||ignored||one idea developed||two ideas developed and discussed||three ideas developed, discussed and used in a real life example||20|