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Body language

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Body language for teachers: what your body is telling your students

bod·y  lan·guage

noun

A quick guide to

What they're really listening to:

Eyes open, head up, shoulders back, arms and legs uncrossed

No eye contact, chin down, arms or legs crossed

Arms out, legs wide, chest open, highly animated

open

closed

big

Arms in, legs together, hands clasped

small

These can be used in isolation, or in any cross combination: open / big    open / small   closed / big   closed / small

Big and small convey the space you occupy in the discussion

the process of communicating nonverbally through conscious or unconscious gestures and movements

Four major body statements

Carolyn Hornell, MA

Open and closed convey the interaction you are expecting