Student self introduction refers to a clear, concise introduction about themselves. It should explain the identity of the student, their personality, and what other people should know about them. A student self introduction will have the student stating their name followed by a brief narration of essential details such as their age, class, and where they’re from.
Depending upon the subject matter of the gathering or in this case the classroom, one can go on to share some personal information related to the topic. For example, new students in an art class can add in a few words on what they like about art, or what their favorite medium is.
A good student self introduction is short and covers all important aspects about themselves while setting a good and firm impression amongst their peers.
Asking students to introduce themselves helps improve their self-confidence and hones their communication skills to a more professional level. Being asked to share personal interests and stories related to the subject increases their curiosity and develops a general interest in the upcoming class discussion. Self-introductions are excellent ice breakers that help students interact with each other and with the teacher; providing a more casual, comfortable learning environment. Students are encouraged to be unique with their introductions which develops their individuality, thus bringing out a more expressive version of themselves. Teachers also gain some insight into the various personalities of their students, enabling them to plan a more personalized approach to handling the class and caring for the children.