Social Studies

"Don't Raise Your Voice, Improve Your Argument." How to Debate in Today's World

In this course, students will learn how to think critically about issues, how to find reliable sources, and will be able to practice their debate skills with other learners.
90 total reviews for this teacher
6 reviews for this class
Completed by 32 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class

40 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 10 weeks

10-15

year olds

4-10

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

There are no open spots for this class.

You can request another time or scroll down to find more classes like this.

Description

Class Experience

Students will improve their critical thinking skills and learn the process behind composing an argument and providing evidence to support their argument. They will practice how to respectfully disagree with others and how to develop their opinions based on facts.  Students will learn why some sources are unreliable and how to find appropriate, and reliable sources. 
I have been a public school teacher for 7 years and have always taught these skills to my students. We have debates frequently in my classroom and this is a proven method that I have used over and over to teach critical thinking, research skills, and respect for others. 
Some homework is required as students are going to need to conduct research on debate topics outside of class each week so that they are ready for the debate. Adequate time will be given between classes to allow for them to conduct this research. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Kamron Robertson, MA, MAT
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
I hope my love of teaching sparks a love of learning for my students.
90 total reviews
82 completed classes

About Me

Hello, I am so excited to be a part of Outschool!  I have taught in the public school system for 9 years and have also worked as a tutor where I helped students with reading comprehension, study skills, essay development, ACT and SAT prep. I have... 
Learn
© 2022 Outschool, Inc.