The research is overwhelming.
Kids who participate in debate show improvement in: academics, critical thinking, confidence, communication and cultural awareness. Click on the links below to learn more from debate experts.
Debate lessons improve critical thinking skills.
Making the case for teaching students debate.
Debating the evidence: an international review of current situation and perceptions.
Debate as a method for improving creativity.
Debate: where speaking and listening come first.
Watch DebateAble in action.
We see the empowerment that comes when upper elementary students participate in debate. From public speaking to civil discourse to teamwork, and more. Your students can do this too. See for yourself.
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