Speech Resources

Current Webinars (+ Recordings) #

Click the title of respective webinars below to register. Each webinar will be recorded and posted afterward in the “Instructional Videos” section below.
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Quick Reference #

Limited Preparation Practice Materials #

* Additional practice questions are available for schools who are members of the NSDA.


OVSF Radio 2020 #

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Free Online Courses #

Course names listed here have been adapted to reflect WISDAA category names, rather than NSDA, where Solo Acting = Dramatic / Humorous Interpretation; Farrago = Program Oral Interpretation.

Engaging and Mentoring Students with Disabilities (NSDA)

Engaging and Mentoring Black/African-American Students (NSDA)

Engaging and Mentoring LGBTQ+ Students

Protecting Students from Abuse

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Intro to Coaching: Dramatic/Humorous Interp. [Solo Acting] (NSDA)

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Intro to Coaching: Oratory & Informative Speaking (NSDA)

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Intro to Coaching: Program Oral Interpretation [Farrago] (NSDA)

Contest Management

Full Course Lists #

Instructional Videos #

From time to time, we will add videos with perspectives from students and coaches on how to prepare with different Speech categories. The videos on the left discuss preparation process, while on the right, videos feature performances referenced to the left. 

Coaching #

New Speech Coach Webinar (December 2022)
New Speech Coach Webinar (December 2022)
New Speech Coach Webinar (December 2022)

Farrago #

Added December 1, 2018 – an interview and sample performance by Wriley Hoffner, who gives an example of a transitionless Farrago.

Group Interpretive Reading #

Impromptu Speech #

General Advice for Speech Categories #

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Updated on 01/31/2024
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