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Empower your students to use their voices and listen to the voices of others through debate.

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DebateAble Media

video-player  Watch: Learning to Debate Changes How Kids Walk Through the World 
Educator Dr. Erin Touissant Jacques explains to DebateAble Director Elizabeth Kruse how teaching kids to debate can change the how students perceive the world around them. As a behavioral scientist and founder of Early Scholars Speech & Debate, her research on debate intersect health, education and social justice.   


news-report  Read: Dallas ISD Empowers Their Students Using DebateAble Curriculum!

Dallas ISD fifth graders argue whether "Tablets are better than textbooks" in their 2022 winter tournament using DebateAble Evidence Packets. DISD has been teaching students to debate with DebateAble's curriculum since 2018.


video-player  Watch: Debate Can Revolutionize Education 
Author Robert Litan explains to DebateAble Director Elizabeth Kruse how teaching kids to debate can change the future of education.  Litan wrote the excellent Resolved: Debate Can Revolutionize Education and Help Save Our Democracy,  and is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a practicing lawyer, an executive of the Kauffman Foundation and Bloomberg Government-- and a former high school debater.  

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