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DebateAble Table Volume 7: LOGICAL FALLACIES
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 Volume 5: Voting should be mandatory in the United States
DebateAble Table Volume 4: Finding and Evaluating Evidence
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…
DebateAble Table Volume 2: Are Participation Trophies Good or Bad for Kids?
Let your children's questions guide you. Answer their questions truthfully, but don't offer unnecessary details or facts. Don't avo…
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