ALL IN ONE kids' debate program for 3rd - 6th grades.
Easy to follow, easy to teach, fun to learn.
Perfect for in-class lessons or after school clubs.
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One Stop Kids' Debate Shop
Everything you need to start a kids debate program. Designed specifically for grades 3rd through 6th.
Fun, Kid-Friendly Evidence Packets
We've done the research for you. Access multiple Evidence Packets with diverse, kid-friendly topics that broaden perspectives.
Collaboration & Teamwork
Kids cultivate empathy when they work together and learn how to debate positions & perspectives different from their own.
Persuasive Writing & Speaking
Enhance your students persuasive writing curriculum to boost their written & spoken arguments.
Critical Thinking Skills
Debate teaches logical, evidence-based argumentation; a deeper level of reasoning; & the ability to anticipate & respond to counter arguments.
Easy, Online Access
All DebateAble program materials are accessible to Members anytime you need them from your secure, online member account.
Debate builds kids' confidence & self-esteem through the practice of public speaking, independent thinking, and personal expression.
No Experience Necessary
No debate background required. No outside research needed. Created for any adult who wants to empower kids through debate (like you!).
Focus on education over competition.
DebateAble students work together in teams of three, using researched Evidence Packets on varied topics to create arguments and refutations.
Distilling research is an important part of the DebateAble program, as is learning to debate both sides of any topic, actively listening to the arguments of opposing teams, and realizing that there is more than one way of thinking about any single question.
With DebateAble Membership, you get access at reduced pricing to our growing library of Evidence Packets that tackle relevant debate topics in kid-friendly language.
Our Evidence Packets contain research on both sides of the topic. It's all done for you, giving you and your students more time to discuss the issues, create arguments and learn from one another.
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.
The complete package.
A detailed guide for any adult who wants to teach debate, to set-up and manage your kids' debate program using the proven DebateAble format.
Step-by-step lessons for each meeting that even include scripts. Focus on specific skills leading to final debate match.
Plenty of original games & activities to support each lesson and keep everyone engaged and having fun.
DEBATE MATCH MATERIALS
Everything you need to hold your own debate match within your own club or against another.
Your membership includes a free evidence packet. Additional available for purchase at Member pricing.
SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS Teach debate in after-school clubs or enrich your classroom lessons with a debate segment.
HOME SCHOOL & LEARNING Inspire your dinner table conversations with our easy-to-follow materials and variety of debate topics.
STANDALONE ENRICHMENT Suitable for YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs, religious groups or any educational enrichment organization.
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