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High School Classroom And Some Formal Debate

Grade School Classroom And Some Formal Debate

How To Judge Debates Fairly & Accurately


Athletics & Debate – Paths To Success In Life

How To Raise Money For Your Debate Team

Curated Debate Book Collection From Around The World

How To Coach A Debate Team


Basic Debate

Competitive Debate

How To Teach Debating

Thank You For Arguing

Using Debate In The Classroom

The Art of Argument

The Argument Culture


Being Logical

Crimes Against Logic

If They Can Argue Well, They Can Write Well

Transform Teaching And Learning Through Talk

Why Are We Yelling?

High School Seniors debate the confederate flag

Debatiendo para Ganar Argumentos

Companion Guide For Speech And Debate Coaches

Debating To win Argument

A Rulebook For Arguments

Up For Debate

Why Debate?

YOU CAN HELP to ensure that every kid has the opportunity be a debater!