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Tools for Teaching: Introduction
Facilitation Skills: The art of group facilitation
Teaching and Presentation Skills: Keep these techniques in mind
Tips for Programs: Practical examples and resources
4. Building a Powerful Closing
Alerting Your Audience
Signal your audience that you are nearing your conclusion (“I’ll give two more examples before I wrap up.”) and then announce that you are concluding. Try one of these phrases:
- Now let’s review the main points we’ve covered. . .
- To sum up these factors. . .
- Our primary purpose today was to. . .
- In conclusion. . .
- In closing. . .
Adapted with permission from Soil and Water Conservation District Outreach: A Handbook for Program Development, Implementation and Evaluatio. Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Soil and Water Conservation, 2003.