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In this post, we're focusing on logical fallacies. Logical fallacies are flaws in reasoning. People use logical fallacies to distract from the topic being discussed or argued when they can't come up with a direct response. We've been covering logical fallacies in some of our online debate clubs and we noticed that kids are quick to grasp the different types of fallacies and to spot them in their own arguments and the arguments of others.
For most DebateAble Table lessons, we suggest that fami…
DebateAble Table includes all the content and instructions needed to engage in these activities today. Just click on the DEBATEABLE TABLE button for the Activity Packet, print it out and pass it to your young debater. No debate experience necessary. Our aim is to …
Today we're talking about evidence, what it is, where we find it, what makes it reliable and how we use it. Learning to be smart about the evidence we consume and to use it to make decisions, form opinions and debate is the first and best step to creating effective arguments— no matter what side of an issue we take on.
DebateAble Table Newsletter includes all the content your child needs for their debate at home. No experience necessary. Just print the attached documents, pass them to your y…
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Today we are offering our third DebateAble Table newsletter. It is very important to us to do what we can to keep our students and their families engaged in debate. And this week, we are asking you to engage with us by leaving us a comment on the Free Lessons included with every newsletter. (Scroll to the end of this blog post for this week's lesson.)
Now that you're here, please take a moment to comment -- or have your debater comment -- about any of the DebateAble Table newsletter topics or…
Let your children's questions guide you. Answer their questions truthfully, but don't offer unnecessary details or facts. Don't avo…
Now available: DebateAble Table, at-home curriculum for the whole family. Volume 1: The US should close all schools because of COVID-19.
Seattle DebateAble Coach Sarah Holt created this …
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